University of California, Berkeley works with Backstage to digitize Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement collection

PROVO, Utah, April 30, 2014Backstage Library Works ( has completed a large-scale digitization project as part of the development of Berkeley’s Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study Digital Archive.  Digitization of 100,000 original manuscript items included daily journals, field reports, life histories and extensive correspondence between staff, evacuees and other individuals.    Continue reading

Santa Monica College Library partners with Backstage to preserve and provide access to eight decades of history

BETHLEHEM, Pa., April 4, 2014 – Santa Monica College Library and Backstage Library Works have joined forces to microfilm and digitize more than 14,000 pages of the college’s student newspaper. The digital images will be hosted by the California Digital Newspaper Collection (CDNC), an online, text-searchable repository of digitized California newspapers that includes political, business and social history from 1846 to the present. Santa Monica will be the first community college to participate in this historic project. Continue reading