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Journals & Magazines

Journals & Magazines

TownsWeb Archiving’s digitisation technicians have a wealth of experience in magazine scanning, journal scanning, and book scanning, turning your collections and journals to digital.

Most journals and magazines retain an archive of print copies in the form of backlists, but paper formats can make accessing historical material a challenge. Consequently, TownsWeb Archiving offers a unique scanning and conversion process. Digital format OCR search capabilities provide a quick reference for staff, and archives, that would otherwise be incurring storage costs, are given the potential to generate revenue instead.

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Digitisation Frequently Asked Questions

We use bespoke book cradles, high-resolution planetary scanners and a range of high-resolution cameras, offering non-contact capture of your precious materials. Our equipment can capture single page or double-page spreads 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.

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]