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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,

WEST Welcomes New Member – CSU Bakersfield

WEST is very pleased to welcome a new member in 2019 – California State University, Bakersfield! Bakersfield is the tenth CSU campus to join WEST. California State University institutions have long been valued members of the WEST program. Many of

2019 WEST Executive Committee Election Results and Operations and Collections Council Appointments

The Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) is governed by an Executive Committee that oversees the operation and development of WEST and works to integrate WEST with related archiving programs nationally and internationally. WEST members cast their votes in elections for

WEST Cycles 8 and 9 Commitments Finalized

At the end of September, WEST members finalized their commitments for titles to be archived over Cycles 8 and 9, which will extend through spring of 2020. WEST continues to be a widely distributed effort for low-risk, Bronze titles, with

WEST Members Meeting at ALA Annual in New Orleans, LA – Please RSVP if you plan to attend!

The ALA Annual WEST Members Meeting is scheduled to occur on Sunday, June 24, 2018, from 1:00-2:30pm (CT) in the Marriott Convention Center Hotel, Blaine Kern E&F.. Please RSVP to our poll (found here) (https://doodle.com/poll/gwr32beffxbgkgui#table) if you plan to attend. Please list

WEST Outlines Policy to Guide Vetting of Rosemont Decisions

As a participating program in the Rosemont Shared Print Alliance, WEST is represented on both the Alliance’s Executive and Operations Committees. The decision-making model of the Alliance is based on building consensus among the participating programs and as a part