Backstage completes extensive on-site digitization and transmissive digitization projects for Library of Congress

BETHLEHEM, Pa., October 19, 2016 – Backstage Library Works recently completed a pair of scanning projects for the Library of Congress. Over the course of 18 months, they digitized 808,000 archival documents and bound book images on-site at the Library, plus 236,500 transmissive images at Backstage’s preservation facility in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Digitizing rare and fragile collections on location at libraries provides curators an alternative to the extra handling involved with shipping. Continue reading

Library of Congress renews agreement with Backstage for large-scale microfilming project

BETHLEHEM, Pa., October 30, 2014 – The Preservation Reformatting Division within the Library of Congress has renewed its agreement with Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) and is moving forward on an extensive microfilming project.  Monographs, serials and other printed works in need of preparation and microfilming will be processed at Backstage’s preservation facility in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.   Continue reading

Carleton and St. Olaf College Libraries collaborate with Backstage for increased discovery and access

PROVO, Utah, December 9, 2013 – The Bridge Consortium (Northfield, MN), which consists of the Libraries at Carleton and St. Olaf Colleges, is collaborating with Backstage Library Works in database processing as part of the libraries’ initiative to update and maintain their joint catalog. Continue reading