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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 […]

Merritt Digital Preservation Repository – August 2023

Merritt is a digital preservation repository from the University of California Curation Center (UC3) that enables the UC community to manage, archive, and share its valuable digital content. Welcome to the Merritt service update for August 2023 New Content and […]

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. […]

Welcome, Amanda Karby!

The Publishing, Archives, and Digitization team is excited to welcome our newest team member: Amanda Karby! Amanda joins CDL in the role of Publications Manager where she will work alongside Alainna Wrigley & Charlotte Roh to support and develop our […]

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, […]

SCP Update – July 2023

Highlights on Titles Cataloged for CDL-Managed Electronic Collections in June 2023 ASCE E-books and Standards 2019-2023: 54 CNPe-Reading (易阅通) (Local-L DDA): 137 Cambridge eBooks: Frontlist 2021: 84 (GOBI GAP) Cambridge eBooks without Partner Presses: 2022 All Books: 32 (GOBI) Cambridge […]