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Category: Collection Development

CDL, CRL & HathiTrust Summit for Shared Print in the Collections Lifecycle

Background In 2020, CDL joined in collaboration with the Center for Research Libraries and HathiTrust (the CCH Collaboration) to play a facilitative leadership role in advancing shared print’s transition to a new phase of integration and interoperability (read more here

SCP Update — December 2021

SCP Cataloging Activities Art and Architecture Portal: 234 CNPe-Reading (易阅通) (Local-L DDA): 123 JSTOR Books DDA: 396 Open access resource selected by the UC Libraries (Local-OA): 2597 Note: bringing local standalone OA journals into Network Zone also triggered changes of…

WEST Cycles 12 & 13 Unarchived Holdings Ingest is Complete!

In September WEST distributed a call to members to submit files of their unarchived print journal and serial holdings to seed the Cycles 12 & 13 collections analysis. Members’ files have been received and ingested in AGUA, completing the first…

2022 WEST Executive Committee Election Results; Affirmation of the WEST Vision, Mission, and Guiding Principles; and Operations and Collections Council (OCC) Appointments

WEST carried out elections for the Executive Committee and to affirm the program’s new Vision, Mission, and Guiding Principles between November 16, 2021 and December 10, 2021. WEST Executive Committee Election Results A quorum of 51% of the votes was…

SCP Record Distribution Statistics for fiscal year 2020-2021

The numbers below are a mix of new cataloging, recataloging to update information, and records coded for deletion for fiscal year 2020-2021. For other years, please refer to the SCP Record Distribution Statistics page.  NOTE: SCP stopped posting weekly and…

Rosemont Alliance Executive Committee 2021 Annual Meeting

The Rosemont Alliance Executive Committee held its annual ‘in person’ meeting virtually on December 6. The Executive Committee received updates from the Operations Committee on the Rosemont Alliance task list and progress made in pursuit of the strategic directions,…

SCP Update — November 2021

Introduction to new SCP Statistical Reports Thank you to Gem Stone-Logan, CDL Senior Systems Analyst, who has been exploring and designing SCP statistical reports using Alma Analytics, working closely with Kate Garvey-Clasby (who prepared SCP statistics pre-Alma) and Shi Deng.…

Donal O’Sullivan Retires

It is with mixed feelings we announce Donal O’Sullivan’s upcoming retirement in December 2021. His last working day will be Tuesday, November 30, 2021. Donal joined the Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) in July 2006 performing copy cataloging of electronic monographs…

CDL Job Opening: Assistant Director of Systemwide Licensing and Collection Services

The California Digital Library (CDL) at the University of California is recruiting for an Assistant Director of Systemwide Licensing and Collection Services to lead and manage systemwide licensing activities, including negotiating business arrangements and license agreements for digital scholarly content…

Spotlight on AGUA Development: Enhancing Local Discovery of Shared Collections

One of WEST’s major program goals is, of course, preserving the print record to ensure the ongoing availability of these materials for current and future scholars. But how do scholars find those materials if they’re held by other WEST members?…

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