Backstage begins processing more than 2.5 million items on-site at Alderman Library, University of Virginia

Alderman Library at the University of Virginia

PROVO, Utah, December 19, 2017 –  Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) is pleased to announce that it has moved into full production with extensive on-site inventory, cleaning, and cataloging projects for Alderman Library at the University of Virginia.  Backstage will be processing 2,528,840 items across four collections, including the general collection, government documents, Tibetan, and DVD collections. Backstage is working closely with library staff, implementing processes to optimize efficiency, guarantee quality, and ensure timely project completion.

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Libraries choose Backstage for cataloging expertise in non-English languages, non-Roman scripts and music scores

PROVO, Utah, August 30, 2016 –– As library collections around the world continue to reflect a diverse community of users, Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) is meeting the challenge in providing highly-descriptive bibliographic metadata adapted to best serve the needs of libraries and their patrons. Backstage works with materials in any format to provide rich catalog records for academic, public, and special libraries.  Continue reading

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ATLA member libraries to receive discount on Backstage services

PROVO, Utah, July 22, 2015 –– The American Theological Library Association (ATLA) and Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) have combined forces to provide ATLA member libraries a special discount on Backstage services. These services may include the following: cataloging, authority control, database processing, digitization, microfilm creation, duplication and storage, reclassification, retrospective conversion, physical processing and RFID tagging. Continue reading

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Backstage Cataloging & Metadata Services Experience Significant Growth

PROVO, Utah, November 27, 2013 — Backstage Library Works announced today a 30% growth rate in its cataloging support to the library community during 2013.  Increasing need for cataloging and metadata services is seen across academic, public and special institutions.  Requests are on the rise for cataloging of non-Roman materials as well as special formats, including CDs, DVDs and music scores. Continue reading

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State Library of Massachusetts partners with Backstage Library Works for retrospective conversion, reclassification and digitization

PROVO, Utah, July 15, 2013 — The State Library of Massachusetts has partnered with Backstage Library Works in retrospective conversion, reclassification, and digitization of portions of its legislative and historical collections. The agreement is helping the library to complete a major initiative in data upgrades and physical renovations to create a wide-reaching digital collection on Beacon Hill in Boston, Massachusetts. Continue reading

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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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Cleveland Museum of Art selects Backstage Library Works for CJK cataloging

PROVO, Utah, November 19, 2012 — The Ingalls Library at the Cleveland Museum of Art will utilize the cataloging services of Backstage Library Works for select non-English language materials. The new project includes full-level cataloging for Chinese, Japanese and Korean titles, with LC classification, LC subject headings, scripts and transliteration as appropriate. Continue reading

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