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May 10, 2019

(Backstage Library Works) Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) is pleased to announce that Chad Cluff has been appointed as Vice President of Sales and Customer Care. Chad will be directing a dedicated team of account representatives. The sales team works with clients to develop customized solutions for cataloging, metadata, digitization, microfilm, record upgrades, authority control, data conversion, reclassification, and on-site services.

April 7, 2019

(Backstage Library Works) Backstage Library Works’ microfilming, digitizing, and cataloging services will be represented at the Midwest Archives Conference in Detroit, Michigan.

April 1, 2019

(Backstage Library Works) Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) is pleased to announce that Moy McIntosh has been appointed as Southeast account representative working with clients to develop solutions related to Backstage’s extensive line of services: cataloging and metadata, digitization, microfilm, record upgrades, authority control, data conversion, reclassification, and on-site services

February 19, 2019

(Backstage Library Works) Backstage Library Works announced that Thomas Forsythe has been appointed as Northeast account representative for the sales team representing cataloging, digitization, microfilm, authority control, reclassification, data conversion and on-site services

November 2, 2018

(Backstage Library Works) Backstage Library Works announced that Mirage Berry and Linda Knight have been appointed as account representatives for the sales team representing cataloging, digitization, microfilm, authority control, reclassification, data conversion and on-site services.

June 19, 2018

(Backstage Library Works) Backstage Library Works announced the promotion of Lara Henry to Vice President of Metadata Services.

(Backstage Library Works) Backstage Library Works announced the promotion of Kelly Barrall to Vice President, Digitization Services.

April 30, 2018

(Backstage Library Works) The Big Ten Academic Alliance (www.btaa.org) and Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) have teamed up to provide BTAA member institutions with a special discount on Backstage services. By leveraging technology and specialization, Backstage works with libraries, archives, and museums to cost effectively manage physical collections, digital collections, and metadata.

February 6, 2018

(Backstage Library Works) Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sonny Dulfo to Vice President of Metadata Services. Sonny has been working with special and academic libraries since 1996. He most recently served for six years as library director for The Art Institute of Salt Lake City. His vast experience has also included serving as bibliographic services department head, cataloging librarian, and technical specialist

January 5, 2018

(Backstage Library Works) The Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (www.aserl.org) and Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) have combined forces to provide ASERL member libraries a special discount on Backstage services.

December 19, 2017

(Backstage Library Works) Backstage Library Works announced 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.

October 6, 2017

(Backstage Library Works) Backstage Library Works has begun production on a massive RFID tagging project for the East Baton Rouge Parish Library. The project is part of the library’s conversion to a unified RFID inventory system, which upon completion, will deliver greater accuracy in circulation and inventory while making library staff more available to patrons. Backstage will tag over 1.9 million barcoded items contained in fourteen library branches, one outreach services facility, and an external storage facility.

September 28, 2017

(Backstage Library Works) Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) officially opened the new wing of their office in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The expansion adds 2,800 square feet of office space. The new addition will accommodate Backstage’s growing Metadata and Digitization teams, enabling them to gear up quickly and efficiently for incoming projects.The addition allows Backstage to consolidate all of their planetary cameras in one location. Increased space between cameras allows for more efficient and safer handing of client materials, and improved operator comfort. Bay sizes have also been increased in camera stations designated for oversize materials.In addition to providing room for expansion of traditional, planetary camera bays, Backstage now has a dedicated studio for capturing dimensional objects. This greatly enhances Backstage’s capabilities and opens the door for providing its clients 3D capture.

August 9, 2017

(Backstage Library Works) Backstage Library Works announced that Theresa Kidd has joined its sales team representing cataloging, digitization, microfilm, authority control, reclassification, data conversion and on-site services. Theresa will work with libraries in the District of Columbia, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, the United Kingdom, Ireland and continental Europe.

July 7, 2017

(Backstage Library Works) Backstage Library Works announced 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.

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