TownsWeb Archiving Blog

Museum of Army Chaplaincy archive digitised & published online

Army Chaplaincy site sent live

We’re excited to announce that The Museum of Army Chaplaincy’s Interview Record Card collection is now available to access online through a new, fully searchable digital archive. The Museum’s collection is completely unique and documents the fascinating history of The Royal Army Chaplain’s department – which was established in 1796 […]

TownsWeb Digitisation projects featured in Who Do You Think You Are? magazine

WDYTYA feature

We are delighted to announce that several of our heritage digitisation and archive website projects have been featured in the January edition of Who Do You Think You Are? magazine.

Digitisation project with the National Jazz Archive featured in ARC magazine

National Jazz Archive digitisation project feat image

We are delighted to share that The Story of British Jazz digitisation project, in which TownsWeb Archiving partnered with the National Jazz Archive (NJA) to digitise and publish online the Archives unique jazz and blues collections, has been featured in May’s issue of ARC magazine. Opening up the National Jazz […]

New Lease of Life for an Oxford College Archive

Digitisation project for New College Oxford

TownsWeb Archiving are proud to announce that we have helped yet another Oxford College to digitise parts of their historic collection. Jennifer Thorpe,  Archivist at New College Oxford: “In 2012 we raised the funding to commission TownsWeb Archiving to digitise nine volumes from our series of Lease and Conveyance Registers […]

‘Regimental Matters’ – TownsWeb feature in Arc Magazine

One  of our recent projects is featured in this months Arc Magazine. It’s a project that we undertook for The Royal Leicestershire Regiment where we: TWA exported the existing Regimental data from an existing Council system based around Modes and Multimimsy.  TWA then worked with the Trustees in order to […]

TownsWeb feature in ‘Arc Magazine’

One  of our recent projects is featured in this months Arc Magazine. It’s a project that we undertook for Wigan Leisure and Culture Trust where we: Digitised a collection of photographs Placed the collection online for members of the public to view and to order photographic print copies Provided WLCT […]

TownsWeb feature in the ‘CILIP Buyers Guide’

You can read in this year’s CILIP Buyers Guide with regards to TownsWeb’s view on digitising library collections. The article is entitled ‘A Light On The Past’ and looks at the scope for digitising library collections and explains how it can open up access to different types of resources including […]

Government Spending Cutbacks – What Can Be Done?

The current cutbacks following the review in Government spending seem to be hitting pretty much everyone within Bereavement Services at the moment. I had a meeting with a Bereavement Services manager a few of weeks ago who said that he was expecting budget cuts of between 30% and 40%.  These […]