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Introducing New WEST Archives Web Pages

One of the recommendations made by the WEST governance groups at the 2019 Strategic Planning Session was to “assess and update WEST’s website, curation of documentation, and communication strategies.” To this end, the WEST project team has been working to…

Cycles 10/11 Archiving Proposals Now Available for Review and Commitment

In fall 2019 full WEST members submitted their unarchived serials holdings to WEST for analysis, which identifies the next set of journals for archiving. WEST is pleased to announce that the analysis is complete, and proposals for Cycles 10/11 archiving…

Newly Redesigned AGUA Interface

The AGUA decision support service has served WEST well through several Archiving Cycles, allowing us to target high quality titles for archiving that will have the greatest impact for members. Over several development phases the AGUA development team has added…

Morgan & Claypool Synthesis Digital Library Collection Ten is Available

Morgan & Claypool Publishers Synthesis Series (http://www.morganclaypool.com/page/browseLbS.jsp) has begun making its tenth collection of lectures available online. The basic component of the library is a 50 to 100-page electronic book that synthesizes an important research or development topic,…

CDL Job Opening: Licensing Analyst

The Licensing Analyst plays a vital role in CDL’s mission to provide students, faculty, and researchers at the University of California with broad access to an enriching and valuable collection of ebooks, journals, streaming video, and other content. As a…

SCP Update – August 2020

SCP posted the distribution statistics report for the month of July 2020. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open access collections. They are color coded as: Net Increase (Green) —…

HathiTrust October Member Meeting, Community Week, & Call for Presentations

2020 Member Meeting: Library Interdependence  This October, there will be no sojourn of HathiTrust staff and member representatives, library directors and deans to Chicago as is typical. Owing to COVID-19 and social distancing, HathiTrust’s annual Member Meeting, taking place…

“Building a National Finding Aid Network”: collaborative research and development initiative receives IMLS funding support

The California Digital Library is pleased to announce a $982,175 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS – National Leadership Grants for Libraries grant program) to conduct a two-year research and demonstration project designed to build the…

SCP Update – July 2020

SCP posted the distribution statistics report for the month of June 2020. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open access collections. They are color coded as: Net Increase (Green) —…

“They Were Really Us”: The UCSF Community’s Early Response to AIDS — A New Exhibition on Calisphere

When HIV/AIDS first seized the nation’s attention in the early 1980s, it was a disease with no name, known cause, treatment, or cure. Beginning as a medical mystery, it turned into one of the most divisive social and political issues…