Casey Cheney promoted to Vice President of Automation Services

PROVO, Utah, July 7, 2017 –– Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) is pleased to announce the promotion of Casey Cheney to Vice President of Automation Services.  Casey has worked with Backstage for 14 years and has fulfilled many roles, including assistant project manager and project manager in retrospective conversion, reclassification, and cataloging. In April 2016, she transitioned to project manager for authority control processing. Continue reading

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Backstage webinar reveals important RDA adoption and enrichment statistics

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 live polls during the event, contributing to a lively discussion on how their cataloging practices have evolved with the adoption of RDA. Continue reading

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Backstage launches new Cataloging Preparation Service

PROVO, Utah, November 20, 2014 – Librarians seeking a cost-effective method of preparing materials for Backstage cataloging have a new service at their disposal: www.bslw.com/catprep.  Backstage’s metadata and on-site services groups have joined forces to develop a program that provides on-site preparation of items for cataloging and, if desired, physical processing. Continue reading

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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

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10.8 million bibliographic records enhanced with Backstage RDA enrichment services

PROVO, Utah, June 20, 2014 — Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) has seen a dramatic increase in requests for its customizable RDA enrichment services. In the first six months of 2014, out of 11.1 million bibliographic records scheduled for authority control processing for new clients, 10.8 million records were marked for enrichment. Continue reading

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