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Category: Shared Collections

SCP Update – September 2023

Highlights on Titles Cataloged for CDL-Managed Electronic Collections in August 2023 ACM Digital Library Complete: 11 Airiti Books (華藝中文電子書) (Local-L DDA): 86 ASCE E-books and Standards 2019-2023: 2 Cambridge eBooks without Partner Presses: 2023 All eBooks: 341 (GOBI) CNPe-Reading (易阅通) […]

Welcome, Carly Ryan!

CDL Shared Collections is very pleased to welcome our new Licensing Services Manager, Carly Ryan. Carly joined the Systemwide Licensing team on September 11, 2023, and her responsibilities will include drafting, reviewing, and managing electronic resource licenses negotiated by CDL […]

Updated AGUA On Demand Comparison Filtering Capability

The AGUA Development Team has completed updates to the new filtering capabilities in the On Demand Comparison tool. Users may now select whether to include or exclude titles from their results based on specific criteria, such as archiving program, validation […]

WEST Metadata Validation Reports Now Available in AGUA

The AGUA Development Team has recently completed a project to make WEST members’ metadata validation reports available in AGUA. These reports are generated by the AGUA Technical Team during the biennial unarchived holdings submission period and the annual archiving disclosure […]

SCP Update – August 2023

Highlights on Titles Cataloged for CDL-Managed Electronic Collections in July 2023 ACM Digital Library Complete: 92 Airiti Books (華藝中文電子書) (Local-L DDA): 30 ASCE E-books and Standards 2019-2023: 5 CNPe-Reading (易阅通) (Local-L DDA): 197 Dacheng Laojiukan Quanwen Shujuku (大成老旧刊全文数据库) (Local-L): 30 […]

Cycle 12 (2023) Collection Comparison Reports Now Available

One of the many benefits of WEST membership is the regular collection analysis that feeds our archiving activity; we also share the results of our analysis with members in yearly collection comparison reports as well as the On Demand Comparison […]

WEST Deselection and Gap Filling Resources

One of WEST’s core program goals is to facilitate local space reclamation by creating a robust and highly reliable archive of shared print journal collections. To help members take full advantage of this shared collection, WEST has developed a number […]

WEST Summer 2023 Member Meeting Roundup

On July 27 WEST held an extended member meeting to introduce the Future of WEST strategic planning work in six areas that the Executive Committee prioritized for potential changes and prepare members to provide feedback on three areas where WEST […]

WEST Welcomes New Members! Graduate Theological Union, University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado Mesa University, and Southern Methodist University

WEST is excited to welcome four new member libraries to the trust network as of July 2023! The Graduate Theological Union (GTU), located in Berkeley, CA, joins as a member of the Statewide Electronic Licensing Consortium (SCELC) membership in WEST. […]

JSC Survey New Resources and OA Investments Announcement

FY22-23 New Resources – JSC Survey CDL is pleased to announce new resources recently acquired by the UC Libraries for systemwide use by UC students and faculty. The selection of these resources was a collaborative effort involving all ten campuses, […]