CDLINFO News: WEST

WEST passes resolution honoring Lizanne Payne

June 13, 2016  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The WEST Executive Committee passed the following resolution on May 20, 2016 to thank Lizanne Payne for her leadership.   Resolution Honoring Elizabeth A. (Lizanne) Payne Whereas Elizabeth A. Payne has advanced the efforts … More

WEST libraries achieve 500,000 volumes

June 7, 2016  |  Category:  Press Releases,Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

Member libraries of the Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) have reached a major milestone, successfully archiving half a million journal volumes. Forum Journal 3, no. 3 (1989). Photo by … More

Update delivered at ALA Annual 2015 WEST Member Meeting

July 17, 2015  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Annual WEST Member Meeting took place on Sunday, June 28, 2015 from 1:00-2:00 pm in the Hotel Nikko San Francisco. Thank you to everyone who joined us! In addition … More

WEST member meeting at ALA Annual in San Francisco: Please RSVP if you plan to attend

May 11, 2015  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Annual WEST Member Meeting is happening on Sunday, June 28, 2015 from 1:00-2:00 pm in the Hotel Nikko San Francisco (in the Golden Gate room). Please RSVP to our poll … More

Call for Cycle 4 Archive Disclosures – Due May 29th

May 1, 2015  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The WEST project team recently sent out a call for WEST Archive Holders to submit metadata records describing the journal backfiles archived during WEST Cycle 4. The archiving agreements formalized each cycle … More

Announcing WEST’s new FAQ!

April 21, 2015  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

WEST has revised its FAQ! The new WEST FAQ includes the following three sections: The Who, What, Where and How of WEST Accessing WEST Archives The Call for Holdings … More

Cycle 5 Collections Analysis Currently Underway

April 10, 2015  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

In the fall, 86 members submitted files for 109 OCLC symbols, totaling 2.4 million records. With those records, approximately 30,000 journal backfiles were identified for cycle 5 collections analysis – which … More

New WEST Archive Holders Orientation Webinar

April 3, 2015  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

In Archive Cycle 4, WEST welcomed several more institutions to act as Archive Holders. Thank you to both our new and existing Archive Holders (now totaling 32!) for their commitment … More

Update Delivered at ALA Midwinter 2015 WEST Member Meeting

February 20, 2015  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Midwinter WEST Member Meeting took place on Sunday, Feb. 01, 2015 from 1-2:30 pm in the Hilton Chicago (Continental C). Thank you to everyone who braved the snow storm to … More

Staff in Print—Emily Stambaugh co-authors “Shared Print Programs”

December 23, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print,Staff News,WEST  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to announce that a new book, Shared Print Programs, SPEC Kit 345, by Rebecca Crist and Emily Stambaugh, CDL’s Manager of Shared Print, was just published and … More