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Backstage appoints Thomas Forsythe as Client Support Manager

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Kat Kamp
Backstage Library Works
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PROVO, Utah, January 28, 2016 –– Backstage Library Works ( is pleased to announce that Thomas Forsythe has joined their sales and marketing team representing retrospective conversion, cataloging, digitization, microfilm, authority control, reclassification, on-site, and data conversion services.

Mr. Forsythe has seventeen years of library experience and has been working with Backstage clients for more than nine years as senior on-site services project manager. He holds a Master of Library Science degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Since joining Backstage in 2006, Mr. Forsythe has trained, led and managed on-site service teams across the United States and the United Kingdom. Seventeen large scale projects with renowned public and private institutions have included the Library of Congress, the Birmingham Central Library, San Diego County Libraries, and academic libraries on both sides of the Atlantic. Projects have included reclassification, RFID tagging, shifting, inventory, shelving, barcoding and scanning.

As client support manager, Mr. Forsythe continues to work closely with libraries and museums ensuring they receive the highest quality of service from every Backstage department.

Jeff Calcagno, vice president of sales for Backstage states:

“For almost a decade, Thomas has been a key on-site manager for Backstage as we’ve developed highly customized solutions for our clients worldwide. His considerable knowledge of library operations, and his face-to-face contact with our clients on a day-to-day basis, is a natural fit for his new role serving libraries and archives in our group. We look forward to having him support our clients’ needs and contribute to the growth and enhancement of our services.”

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.


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