Tag Archives: ArchiveInABox

Helping You Digitize Your Microfilm

ArchiveInABox may specialize in digitizing bound volume and loose printed archives but we also do our share of digitizing microfilm for our customers.  Many organizations simply don’t have the original archive material or, in some cases, it’s just too fragile … Continue reading

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Seeking grants for archive digitization.

ArchiveInABox works with numerous organizations that seek grants to pay to digitize the community’s newspaper archive and make it online accessible for everyone to explore and enjoy.  Nearly every community has an organization which provides historical preservation type grant funds … Continue reading

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Thank you for a great 2015!

We’re wrapping up 2015 and are grateful for such a wonderful year working with our customers.  We’ve had several wrap up their archive digitization projects – many well ahead of schedule thanks to community support and the availability of historic … Continue reading

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Preparing to digitize your archive.

When we receive inquiries about an archive digitization project, we’re often asked what an organization needs to do to prepare.  There are several steps you can take that will make it easier for us to understand what will be involved … Continue reading

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Aren’t all archives on microfilm?

Most people assume that newspaper archives were all placed on microfilm at some point and are available in the local library.  But actually, there are millions and millions of newspaper archive pages that currently only exist in loose printed and … Continue reading

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Monetizing your online newspaper archive.

It’s a question we hear all the time from small market and community newspaper publishers. If they’re going to spend money digitizing bound volume newspaper archives, publishers want to know how to monetize it – how to get their investment … Continue reading

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Digitizing Your Bound Volume Archive Without Taking Apart the Books

A great article was published recently about the Cleveland Advocate’s archive being digitized as part of a Texas project.  The effort will open the door to the history the archive contains but you’ll notice in the article that the bound … Continue reading

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Protect Your Archives from Loss in Natural Disasters

The intensifying western wildfires are a sobering reminder of last year when we had a personal connection to the devastation left behind by fires in Washington state (read more here).  In 2014, fires here claimed homes and businesses leaving nothing … Continue reading

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Don’t trust your archive digitization to just anyone.

The Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette recently reported on an archivist who was arrested after borrowing money for a business which would digitize newspaper archives.  He had acquired newspaper photos to digitize but he had not completed any of the projects. … Continue reading

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Interested in more revenue?

Our parent company, SmallTownPapers, is currently putting the finishing touches on a new revenue program for small town and community newspapers across the country.  Discover America’s Story will be launched early next month yet it’s already generating buzz in the … Continue reading

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