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BACKSTAGE’S BETHLEHEM OFFICE DEBUTS EXPANSION

Sep
28

BETHLEHEM, Pa., September 28, 2017 – 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.

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Backstage completes extensive on-site digitization and transmissive digitization projects for Library of Congress

Oct
19

Contact:

Kat Kamp
Backstage Library Works
Phone: 801.356.1852
[email protected] | www.bslw.com


BETHLEHEM, Pa., October 19, 2016 – Backstage Library Works recently completed a pair of scanning projects for the Library of Congress. Over the course of 18 months, they digitized 808,000 archival documents and bound book images on-site at the Library, plus 236,500 transmissive images at Backstage’s preservation facility in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Digitizing rare and fragile collections on location at libraries provides curators an alternative to the extra handling involved with shipping.

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Information professionals can lead the fight against information overload

Aug
23

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Practical Ontologies for Information Professionals

David Stuart’s new book is the first accessible introduction and practical exploration of ontologies specifically written for library and information professionals.

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Preserving our Heritage wins SAA Preservation Publication Award

Jul
22

Preserving our Heritage: Perspectives from antiquity to the digital age by Michele V Cloonan is the recipient of the 2016 Society of American Archivists' Preservation Publication Award.

The book offers a unique compilation of key texts from a range of international contributors, charting the development of preservation from its origins to modern day practice and offers an overview of longevity, reversibility, enduring value and authenticity of information preservation.

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New edited collection on managing digital cultural objects

Jul
21

Facet Publishing have announced the publication of Managing Digital Cultural Objects: Analysis, discovery and retrieval edited by Allen Foster and Pauline Rafferty both at Aberystwyth University.

The book explores the analysis and interpretation, discovery and retrieval of a variety of non-textual objects, including image, music and moving image.

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Second edition of the landmark guide to digital curation

Apr
27

27/4/2016

For immediate release:

Second edition of the landmark guide to digital curation

Useful as both a teaching text and day-to-day working guide, Digital Curation outlines the essential concepts and techniques that are crucial to preserving the longevity of digital resources.

In this revamped and expanded second edition, Gillian Oliver comprehensively revises Ross Harvey’s original text; widening the scope to address continuing developments in the strategies, technological approaches, and activities that are part of this rapidly changing field.

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Charting the development of preservation from antiquity to the digital age

Feb
09

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Preserving our Heritage: Perspectives from antiquity to the digital age http://www.facetpublishing.co.uk/title.php?id=049467#.VNifWPmsUex.

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