Nate Cothran promoted to President of Backstage

PROVO, Utah, Jun 22, 2017 ––  Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) is pleased to announce the promotion of Nate Cothran to President.  Nate has worked with Backstage for nearly 20 years, managing IT/Technical, Authority Control, and Automation Services. He is a PMP-certified leader who has helped to grow internal departments and improve efficiencies at every turn. Nate believes that customer service is paramount to client satisfaction and continually seeks to ease the client’s workload. Continue reading

Backstage publishes results of survey: Managing Authority Control in a Changing Discovery Landscape

PROVO, Utah, December 29, 2016 –– The automation services team at Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) is researching current practices and forward-facing trends in authority control. The new generation of cloud-hosted ILS offerings is gaining ground. RDA adoption is well underway, and the buzz of linked data is in the air. Continue reading

Backstage webinar reveals important RDA adoption and enrichment statistics

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PROVO, Utah, September 30, 2016 –– Over 100 metadata librarians participated in a recent webinar, RDA in Practice: Enrichment Profile Statistics Revisited, hosted by Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com). An average of 70 professionals, representing academic, public and special libraries, responded to … Continue reading

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

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