CDLINFO News: WEST

WEST member meeting at ALA Midwinter in Chicago: Please RSVP if you plan to attend

November 26, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Annual WEST Member Meeting is happening on Sunday, Feb. 01, 2015 from 1-2:30 pm in the Hilton Chicago (Continental C). Please RSVP to our poll (found here) if you plan … More

Call for WEST Cycle 3 (2013/14) statistics underway

November 18, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

WEST cycle 3 statistics gathering is well underway! Thank you to everyone who has responded to our call – we greatly appreciate it. Following each cycle, WEST collects deselection, archiving … More

WEST starts Archive Cycle 5!

September 19, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST is pleased to announce that work is already underway for Archive Cycle 5! Currently, members are providing files of library journal holdings data for the fifth round of collection … More

WEST invites title nominations for deep backfiles to hold in place

August 22, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

Does your library have a deep print journal backfile you would be willing to archive in place on behalf of the region? WEST would like to invite member libraries to … More

WEST Strategic Planning Progress – Initial Recommendations for Change, 2016 and beyond

August 18, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

On June 3rd, the WEST Executive Committee and Operations and Collections Council convened to review member feedback from the recent program assessment and plan for WEST’s future beyond 2016. A … More

WEST Update Delivered at Member Meeting at ALA Annual 2014

August 4, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Annual WEST Member Meeting took place on Sunday, June 29, 2014 in LVCC-N120. Following a presentation from the WEST Project Team, we had an excellent Q&A session. Thank you to everyone … More

Emily Stambaugh speaks on “Moving Shared Print to the Network Level” at ALA Annual 2014

August 1, 2014  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Annual 2014 Print Archive Network (PAN) meeting on June 27 was followed by a session titled, “Looking to the Future of Shared Print,” co-sponsored by the Maine Shared … More

Announcing AGUA – WEST’s decision-support information center!

July 9, 2014  |  Category:  Newsletter,WEST  |  Author: 

WEST is proud to announce AGUA, the information center where WEST members and Archive Holders can review archiving proposals and make local archiving decisions online. The first release will go … More

Roles and Responsibilities of an Archive Holder

July 3, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST is excited to invite more members to act as Archive Holders this cycle. WEST believes strongly in the importance of the distributed model for serials print archiving. WEST currently … More

WEST member meeting this Sunday

June 26, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Annual WEST Member Meeting is happening this Sunday, June 29, 2014 from 1-2:30 pm in LVCC-N120. Thank you to everyone who has already RSVP’d! If you haven’t RSVP’d yet, … More