Program Description

The Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) is a distributed retrospective print journal repository program serving research libraries, college and university libraries, and library consortia in the Western Region of the United States.

Review Profile Link: https://www.crl.edu/profiles/western-regional-storage-trust

Program Details

Operating Details

  • MOU URL: http://www.cdlib.org/services/west/docs/WESTProgramStatement.pdf
  • Archive Type: Print
  • Status: Operational
  • Format Archived: Journals
  • Selection: WEST collection analysis prioritizes materials for archiving based on risk and duplication, identifies potential Archive Holders/Builders for those materials, and suggests materials eligible for deselection based on existing archived status. . See descript
  • Retention Period: 25 years
  • Ownership: Original owner
Archive Category Completeness Validation Condition Validation Member Access Nonmember Access
Bronze None None Electronic delivery, physical in-library use only Electronic delivery, physical in-library use only
Silver Volume None Electronic delivery, physical in-library use only Electronic delivery, physical in-library use only
Gold Issue Issue Electronic delivery, physical in-library use only Electronic delivery, physical in-library use only
Platinum Page Page Electronic delivery, physical in-library use only Electronic delivery, physical in-library use only