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    June 22nd, 2017LISWire aggregatorUncategorized

    Backstage Library Works

    PROVO, Utah, Jun 23, 2017 –– Backstage Library Works ( is pleased to announce the promotion of Nate Cothran to President. Nate has worked with Backstage for nearly 20 years, managing IT/Technical, Authority Control, and Automation Services. He is a PMP-certified leader who has helped to grow internal departments and improve efficiencies at every turn. Nate believes that customer service is paramount to client satisfaction and continually seeks to ease the client’s workload.

    Nate’s vision and dedication to effective leadership will be an integral part of Backstage’s continued rapid growth and expansion of capabilities. He will oversee sales and product management while leading Backstage in its mission to provide a full range of high quality,
    cost-effective professional services. Nate will supervise operations in each Backstage location.

    John Merrill is stepping back from the day-to-day operations of the company and remains Backstage’s owner and chairman. He states:

    “I am thrilled to announce the appointment of Nate Cothran as President of Backstage Library Works.

    “As the owner of Backstage I’ve directed its fortunes since its inception in 1998. I absolutely believe Nate will lead the company to new heights of greater service to libraries.

    “Nate has been successful in every assignment in his years at Backstage, from cataloger to technical services to project manager and product manager. Under his leadership our Authority Control group has become the industry standard for high quality, cost-effective services. He has earned the opportunity to pursue his commitment to excellence in a greater capacity.”

    About Backstage Library Works

    Backstage’s objective is to provide the most technologically advanced, high quality, yet 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.


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