Backstage publishes “Vital Statistics for Authority Control”

PROVO, Utah, June 2, 2017 — Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) recently conducted a detailed assessment of authority control processing timelines.  The published report is a guide to help libraries plan and execute authority control projects most realistic to their schedules and deadlines.

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Backstage RDA enrichment efforts exceed 60 million records

PROVO, Utah, December 5, 2014 — Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com), has seen significant growth in requests for its customizable RDA enrichment services.  To date, Backstage has enriched more than 60 million bibliographic records with RDA elements for more than 60 client libraries. Continue reading

Backstage Library Works completes vital cataloging project for Kansas State University Libraries

MANHATTAN, Kan., October 13, 2014 — As librarians at Kansas State University Libraries have learned, when dealing with more than 3 million items, automation and assistance can be incredibly beneficial. Continue reading

14 million bibliographic records within MOBIUS system to receive Backstage RDA enrichment

PROVO, Utah, June 26, 2014 — Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) announced today the completion of RDA enrichment for 380,000 records within the MOBIUS Archway library catalog. Archway is the first of several MOBIUS systems to receive RDA processing from Backstage. A total of 14 million records, spanning 10 systems are scheduled to receive RDA updates. Continue reading

10.8 million bibliographic records enhanced with Backstage RDA enrichment services

PROVO, Utah, June 20, 2014 — Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) has seen a dramatic increase in requests for its customizable RDA enrichment services. In the first six months of 2014, out of 11.1 million bibliographic records scheduled for authority control processing for new clients, 10.8 million records were marked for enrichment. Continue reading

Phoenix Public Library partners with Backstage for cataloging and shelf ready processing

PROVO, Utah, June 10, 2013 — Phoenix Public Library (Phoenix, Ariz.) has chosen Backstage Library Works to provide cataloging and processing services for select non‑English-language materials. The agreement allows the library to receive these books fully labeled, complete with catalog records, and ready to go directly onto library shelves.

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