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Diaries & Minute Books

Diaries & Minute Books

TownsWeb Archiving’s digitisation technicians have a wealth of experience in book scanning and the heritage scanning of bound volumes, to include diaries and minute books.

We are able to scan and digitise old, fragile, and rare books of practically any size, creating output formats in TIFF, JPEG (JPEG2000), PDF (PDFA), or any other industry-standard image format you may require. We can also create further surrogate files, such as OCR’d multi-page PDFs, MS Word and eBooks.

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Digitisation Frequently Asked Questions

TownsWeb uses bespoke planetary scanners, as well as book scanners with self-compensating book cradles to support delicate volumes throughout the digitisation process. We have a range of high-resolution cameras offering non-contact capture of your precious materials.

All files are captured by our highly trained digitisation technicians using overhead, daylight balanced, non-heat producing lighting, before undergoing a formal quality assurance checking procedure. The final step in the process is the delivery of your electronic files by hard drive.

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Enter your digitisation requirements and tick the box to confirm whether you would like us to get in touch to discuss your requirements further. If you’re not quite ready to use our online quote calculator, feel free to call on 01536 713834 or email us [email protected]