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Shipping Library Materials Made Easy: A Step-By-Step Guide

The end of this blog has a quick summary of pertinent details for easy reference, as well as a free, downloadable excel spreadsheet for tracking, printing, and sharing per-box inventories! Getting materials from point A to point B is going to be a big part of your upcoming vendor-outsourced project. The importance of care when […]

Preparing for 2023 With New Grant Opportunities

The year has flown by and many are already looking ahead to 2023 project planning. We’ve kept our eyes open for upcoming grant opportunities and have compiled a few of interest. If during the grant proposal process you need advice on writing a project profile, workflow, or pricing statement, our account representative team is happy […]

How To Make Cataloging Surrogates, Why They Can Help

Photographing digital “facsimiles” of materials – or as we colloquially say at Backstage, “surrogates” – can be a useful workflow for a variety of situations faced in the technical library setting. The process varies, but the goal is to have a technician create brief scans of books, maps, and other materials in order to enable […]

Library Projects You Can Plan from Home

BSLW Library projects you can start from home

As we all adjust to a new normal, it is time for librarians to think outside the box about the electronic and physical access to materials that patrons need. Although it feels that life is on hold right now, special improvement or development projects at your library don’t need to stop for COVID-19. We’ve put […]

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