Press Release: Backstage Library Works [November 27, 2013]

Backstage cataloging and metadata services experience significant growth

Copyright (c) 2013 Backstage Library Works

SummaryBackstage Library Works announced today a 30% growth rate in its cataloging support to the library community during 2013. Increasing need for cataloging and metadata services is seen across academic, public and special institutions. Requests are on the rise for cataloging of non-Roman materials as well as special formats, including CDs, DVDs and music scores.

PROVO, Utah, November 27, 2013 Backstage Library Works announced today a 30% growth rate in its cataloging support to the library community during 2013. Increasing need for cataloging and metadata services is seen across academic, public and special institutions. Requests are on the rise for cataloging of non-Roman materials as well as special formats, including CDs, DVDs and music scores.

More publishers are seeking high-quality cataloging to support their library customers' discovery needs for print and electronic resources. Backstage is also meeting the demand for drop-ship physical processing and customized metadata services on materials that come from publishers and book jobbers.

Current and recently completed projects include Backstage services for: Arizona State University, University of Alberta, Bowdoin College, CSU-San Bernardino, Haverford College, Michigan State University, National Library of Medicine, North Carolina State University and the University of Pittsburgh.

All project consultation, profiling, cataloging, processing and customer support is coordinated by the Bibliographic Services group in Backstage's Provo, Utah, office.

About Backstage Library Works

Backstage's objective is to provide the most technologically advanced and efficient means for delivering professional library services. With over 25 years of experience, the company is known for its expertise in handling complex and unique projects. Backstage specializes in solutions for cataloging, authority control, digitization, preservation microfilm, and on-site needs. In providing services to more than a thousand libraries, large and small, public and private, and in locations across the globe, Backstage has cultivated an understanding of libraries, their mission, their operations, and the challenges they face. Backstage offices are located in Provo, Utah, and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Publication Year:2013
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Issue:November 27, 2013
Publisher:Backstage Library Works
Company: Backstage Library Works
Permalink: http://www.librarytechnology.org/ltg-displaytext.pl?RC=18639
Record Number:18639
Last Update:2013-11-27 16:37:15
Date Created:2013-11-27 16:36:28