TownsWeb Archiving Blog

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: Merton Memories – Publishing 100 years of visual history online

Sarah Gould - Merton Heritage

“100 years of history in 15,000 photos” That’s the tagline chosen for the Merton Memories digital archiving project that we have recently completed in partnership with Merton Library & Heritage Service, and it perfectly sums up both the scale and importance of the project. Below you can watch an interview […]

VIDEO: Digitising Sandhursts precious archives with Dr Anthony Morton

Below you can hear Dr Anthony Morton, Curator of the prestigious Sandhurst Collection at The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, explaining how our archive digitisation and web design services have helped the Academy publish its most important collections online. Background to the Sandhurst digitisation projects After initially digitising Sandhurst’s cadet registers […]

Life through a Lens – Royal Photographic Society Journal archive published online

Simon Chandler-Barratt & Dr Michael Pritchard of RPS

Using digitisation services and web design from TownsWeb Archiving, the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) has been able to publish its historic Journal collection online as an interactive, fully-searchable digital archive. First published in 1853 when the Society was founded, the RPS Journal is the oldest continuously published photographic periodical…