New dimensions of search and discovery, access, and utility. Backstage at Archives*Records 2019 Conference.

July 29, 2019 – How would global access change the way your collections are used? How do you ensure access for 500 years into the future?

Step into Backstage booth 500 at the Archives*Records 2019 Conference, August 4th and 5th and discover innovative, customizable technology designed to help libraries, archives, and museums accomplish their access and preservation goals.

The Archives*Records 2019 Conference is a joint Annual Meeting of the Council of State Archivists and the Society of American Archivists and will be held at the JW Marriott Austin.

Backstage understands libraries, their mission, their operations, and the challenges they face. Backstage supports the library, archives, and museum community with customized solutions for:

Offices are located in Provo, Utah, and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

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Preserve and share California history! 2019/2020 California Revealed nominations due Monday, September 30, 2019

It’s all about access.

California Revealed has announced that their 2019/2020 application process is now open, with a nomination submission deadline of Monday, September 30, 2019. California Revealed is a State Library-supported project assisting California’s libraries, archives, museums, and historical societies to digitize and provide
long-term access to historically-significant collections.  Historical items include books, documents, maps, newspapers, photographs, and audiovisual recordings.  The project also provides access and preservation services for existing digital collections. 

Institutions interested in submitting an application should fill out the California Revealed 2019/2020 application form and nominate items they wish to digitize.
All nominations must be accompanied by metadata records, submitted using the California Revealed online repository, Islandora. To set up an account in Islandora, please contact

If an institution has large batches of records, a spreadsheet form is available.  Applicants are encouraged to review guidelines for participation.  For further information contact California Revealed staff at 916.653.5074 or send an email to

Backstage Library Works has the expertise and equipment to digitize local materials. We can digitize on-site at your location or in our preservation studios. For help in defining your project’s scope and calculating costs, please contact your Backstage representative and ask about our digitization services. Call us at 1-800-288-1265 or send an email to

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