CDLINFO News: WEST

WEST Strategic Planning Meeting June 3rd

May 12, 2014  |  Category:  Newsletter,Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The WEST Executive Committee and Operations & Collections Council will meet on June 3 in Oakland, California to plan for subsequent WEST phases. The goals of WEST’s strategic planning this … More

WEST assessment survey a success!

April 30, 2014  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The “WEST Phase 2 Assessment Survey 2014” ran from March 5, 2014 through March 24, 2014. Thank you to all participants! We received a very good response rate, with a … More

WEST at ALA Annual 2014 in Las Vegas: Please RSVP if you plan to attend

April 23, 2014  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Annual WEST Member Meeting is happening on Sunday, June 29, 2014 from 1-2:30 pm in LVCC-N120. This year, in addition to a general program update, we will also include … More

New Archive Holders in Cycle 4

April 18, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST will invite many more member institutions to serve as Archive Holders in Archive Cycle 4 (2014-2015). WEST is currently completing its annual regional collections analysis for Archive Cycle 4 … More

WEST Invoicing 2014

April 14, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST will issue member fee invoices in May/June for the calendar year 2014. As previously announced via email to members in December 2013, there will be increases to the member … More

WEST accomplishments and member benefits

April 10, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) has launched into its next three-year phase (Phase 2, 2014-2016.) During this next phase, WEST will strive to reach sustainability and will build upon … More

WEST Program Assessment Survey, responses due March 19th

March 12, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST is currently conducting an assessment of Phase 1 (2011-2013). The assessment includes a survey of all WEST members. We want your feedback on WEST! Your responses to the survey … More

WEST collects statistics from members and Archive Holders

March 4, 2014  |  Category:  Newsletter,WEST  |  Author: 

WEST recently collected statistics about deselection, archiving and lending and borrowing from our members and Archive Holders. These statistics are important parts of our reporting to the Andrew W. Mellon … More

CRL Webinar: PAPR’s New Public Features

February 26, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The Center for Research Libraries will present new features added to the Print Archives Preservation Registry in an online webinar. A significant amount of holdings data has been added to … More

WEST Update Delivered to the CRL Print Archives Network Meeting at ALA Midwinter 2014

January 28, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) has entered into its second three-year implementation phase with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Between 2013 and 2016, WEST libraries will … More