TownsWeb Archiving Blog

Digitisation & Religious Archives – RAG 2016 review

Ryan Kyle - TownsWeb Archiviing

Digitisation and Religious Archives was the theme of this year’s Religious Archives Group (RAG) annual conference, which I was lucky enough to attend at a sun-drenched Canterbury Cathedral earlier this week. Led by head of Archives and Library at Canterbury Cathedral, Cressida Williams, the day-long event featured five knowledgeable and […]

Digitisation Project Planning Tool (FREE download)

lady planning digitisation on a whiteboard

When approaching external suppliers to partner with on a digitisation project, or preparing an application for funding, preparing as much information as possible about the collection(s) you want to digitise from minute one can really save time. Not to mention help to accurately forecast project timescales and provide accurate projected costs […]

Introducing our NEW Digital Image Gallery

New Image Gallery from TownsWeb

For the first time, we have brought together images from the most unique & fascinating collections that our technicians have scanned in a new Image Gallery.

TWA Digitisation & Archive projects feature in BBC Who Do You Think You Are magazine

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We are delighted to announce that five of our heritage digitisation and archive website projects have been featured in the Jan issue of BBC Who Do You Think You Are magazine.

VIDEO: “The Full English” – Digitising the English Folk Dance & Song Society archives

Ryan Kyle - Marketing Manager 2014

In our latest video interview Malcolm Taylor OBE, former Library Director of the English Folk Dance & Song Society (EFDSS), talks about “The Full English” digital preservation project. The HLF-funded project aimed to create the largest digital archive of English song, dance and folklore in the world, and TWA was […]

[Video] Digitisation – More than just taking photos

Digitisation at Bodleian Libraries

The fantastic video below produced by the University of Oxford, featuring digitisation staff from the Bodleian Libraries, offers a fascinating insight into the deeper purpose of heritage digitisation and it’s wider context within history as a digital legacy for future generations. Saving the Past: Digitisation at the Bodleian Libraries In the video, James Allan, […]

Parchment to Pixels: Digitising Daventry Museum’s Royal Charters

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TownsWeb Archiving is pleased to announce that our operators have recently digitised a precious collection of Royal Town Charters dating from 1576, for Daventry Town Council Museum (DTCM). Signed, sealed and delivered by Monarchs Handwritten in exquisite detail on parchment, the collection includes four Royal Charters signed by some of […]