Memorial University of Newfoundland’s newspaper digitization project to reach 100,000-image milestone with Backstage

BETHLEHEM, Pa., April 5, 2013 — The Centre for Newfoundland Studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Queen Elizabeth II Library has entered into a new phase of a long-term newspaper digitization project with Backstage Library Works. This phase will increase the digital collection’s size to more than 100,000 images, adding some 28,000 pages to the 93,000 already digitized since the project began in 2010. Continue reading

Pikes Peak Library District continues preservation microfilming with Backstage

BETHLEHEM, Pa., November 26, 2012 — Pikes Peak Library District (PPLD), located in Colorado Springs, is continuing its preservation microfilming efforts in partnership with Backstage Library Works.  Now underway, the most recent project includes preservation-level microfilming (35mm) of original source newspapers published in the state of Colorado.  The project continues a relationship with Backstage that has extended over three years, covering important and valuable materials housed at PPLD. Continue reading