Backstage Library Works Presents


Mark your calendar for Thursday, October 4, 2018, and join us in Berkeley for Hidden Collections California, a free, one-day seminar for library leaders and special collections professionals. If you work with archival materials, digital images, microfilm, or metadata, this event is for you.


Comments from participants at previous Backstage seminar events, held in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Illinois, California, England, Scotland, and Texas.

“All of the sessions were excellent.”

“It was very professionally run. The venue was perfect and the staff was very organized.”

“I was impressed that the seminar didn't feel like a hard sell put on by a vendor but rather a place where information professionals were exchanging ideas. Very well done.”

“Very informative, good mix of speakers.”

“The sessions were good lengths with ample breaks and I liked that it was a short day. Good timing, but still plenty of information and great presentations.”

“Please keep it free! No registration cost meant that I could pay for the small amount of travel costs I had so that I could come.”

“I appreciated the opportunity to take part and look forward to a follow-up event.”

“We love Backstage! Thanks for a great day!”

“Thank you for such a great experience!”

“Speakers were thought-provoking — it was a good day.”

“Good presentations; good discussions.”

“Thank you — great day!”

“I especially liked the mixture of speakers and the mixture of formats: presentations as well as the round tables.”

“Thank you for a thought provoking, free seminar.”

“It was one of the most well organized seminars I have been to.”

“Thanks so much for a great seminar. I really appreciated hearing about what can go right as well as what can go wrong in digitization, and the copyright session was fantastic.”

“Wonderful venue and speakers. Appreciated the opportunity to network with colleagues both within and outside of the area.”



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Can't make the October 4th program? Hidden Collections is part of our ongoing seminar series. Subscribe to our invitations list to receive news about upcoming Backstage webcasts and live events.