Tag Archives: digital archive

Archiving academic newspaper archives.

ArchiveInABox is pleased to work with so many high school and universities to digitally preserve and provide access for their newspaper and yearbook archives.  These publications provide unique insight into the history of schools and universities and they are loved … Continue reading

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How to consolidate all of your archive content.

SmallTownPapers’ flagship service platform, ArchiveInABox, now allows you to consolidate all archive content in one place where it’s easily managed and searched. With ArchiveInABox, you receive a dedicated webpage and management interface to archive all articles, print and online, and … 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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Archives as a Way to Build Audiences

There’s a great article in today’s Editor and Publisher Daily called “10 Newspapers That Do It Right 2016: Finding Success with Audience, Digital and New Revenue Ideas.”  Writers Adreana Young and Nu Yang profile ten newspapers and how they’re staying … Continue reading

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Wrapping up Two Great Scanning Projects

In the next couple of weeks, we’ll be wrapping up two major newspaper archive scanning projects. Both happen to have been for religious newspapers which tell wonderfully rich stories of their respective communities. The organizations we were scanning for have … 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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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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A New Revenue Source for Newspaper Publishers

Discover America’s Story is providing a way for small market and community newspaper publishers to generate new revenue to support the digitization of their print and bound volume archives.  When publishers sign on via DiscoverAmericasStory.com, they are shown how to … Continue reading

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