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Category: WEST

WEST Phase 4 AGUA Systems Development Updates

This has been a very productive development cycle for the AGUA development team, with a mix of front-end updates to the user interface as well as back-end changes that will help facilitate journal family identification and collection analysis. New interface

Rosemont Shared Print Alliance update

In 2015 and 2016 WEST began engaging in conversations with other regional shared print programs across the country to explore ways we could collaborate on various issues impacting shared print. From these conversations the Rosemont Shared Print Alliance was born,

Save the Date! WEST Member Meeting at ALA Midwinter – January 26, 2020, 1-2:30pm EST

The WEST Member Meeting for ALA Midwinter 2020 in Philadelphia, PA, is scheduled for Sunday, January 26 from 1-2:30pm EST. This session is open to anyone interested in WEST or shared print, and will include program updates. Please join us

Archived titles reports for Cycle 8 now available!

The Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) is pleased to announce that the eighth archiving cycle disclosure process is complete. Cycle 8 (2019) annual collection comparison reports are now available for WEST’s full members to download in AGUA. Both full and supporting members

WEST Cycles 10 & 11 Call for Unarchived Holdings & Webinar

In the beginning of September, the WEST Project Team sent out a call for unarchived holdings data from WEST Full Members, which will inform the next round of collection analysis (cycles 10 & 11) that will determine what to archive

WEST Member Survey for 2019 Program Assessment and Strategic Planning

WEST has made a practice of engaging in program assessment and strategic planning approximately every three years. This year, WEST has launched its third program assessment, the results of which will inform strategic planning undertaken by the WEST Executive Committee

Why WEST? Members Discuss the Value and Future of WEST and Shared Print during the WEST Member Meeting at ALA Annual 2019

On Sunday, June 23rd, WEST members, and colleagues from other shared print programs, gathered for WEST’s biannual member meeting. The highlight of the meeting was indisputably a panel discussion by members exploring the value of WEST, shared print in general,