TownsWeb Archiving have invested in new and innovative GPS Tracking that will feed the live and precise geographical co-ordinates of drivers and vehicles direct to the head office . Managing Director of TownsWeb Archiving, Paul Sugden, said: “If we are digitising archives away from a clients premises then we offer a personal collection and return [...]
Spennymoor Town Council is responsible for two cemeteries and for providing public access to cemetery records. Plots are marked on cemetery maps and burial records have been handwritten into bound registers since the mid-nineteenth century. The Council decided to digitise the maps and registers to safeguard them. In order to provide an easier way of [...]
TownsWeb Archiving are pleased to announced our up and coming events for 2011: Libraries London Seminar: Wednesday 4 th May – Wellcome Conference Centre Bristol Seminar: Thursday 5th May – Bristol York Seminar: Tuesday 7th June – National Railway Museum Manchester Seminar: Thursday 9th June – Manchester Conference Centre Glasgow Seminar: Friday 10th June – [...]
Royal Doulton purchased the TWA ArcView system to manage their digital archive. This software is accessed online and offers a very simple way of organising a digital image collection within one central area. It is immediately indexed ready for retrieval and allows direct publishing (including sales of digital images) via your website: If you would [...]
One of the reasons why Royal Doulton decided to increase the size of their digital library was to enable them to offer more imagery to their licensing subscribers and generate completely new revenue. Read the full case study, which covers the range of material, artworks and manuscripts TownsWeb Archiving digitised for Royal Doulton.
What are the main considerations when undertaking a new digitisation project?… Is copyright clearance needed? Is it best to outsource or to undertake the digitisation in-house? What are the best file formats for access and print? How will the digital content be managed? Can the digital images be sold online? What is the best way [...]
Over the coming weeks and months we will be posting ‘new news’ to tell you all about some of our most recent and exciting digitisation, transcription and website projects. We will also be recapping and reviewing some of our previous projects too. Feel free to take a look at the following case studies: Archives – [...]
Many of you will be considering undertaking digitisation projects over the coming months and years, but how do you choose the best digitisation partner for your own, individual needs? Does that partner have specialist equipment that will ensure that the risk of damage to precious originals is removed or mitigated? Does the supplier understand your [...]