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Helping historical societies preserve archive material.

Your historical society has been entrusted with a newspaper archive.  Now what? Across the country, millions of pages of newspaper archives have been entrusted to local historical societies for preservation but many newspaper archives are deteriorating to the point of … Continue reading

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Digitizing microfilm vs. bound volumes.

We recently received an inquiry from a newspaper that has its archive in both microfilm and bound volumes. The publisher wanted to know which he should send us for scanning in order to finally create a searchable online archive his … 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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A Community Helps Digitally Preserve its Newspaper’s Archive

The Jewish News of Tidewater has been covering events and providing perspective for the southern Virginia Jewish community since 1947 – the year before Israel was declared a state. The newspaper’s bound volume archive was filled with history but the … Continue reading

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Don’t lose your archive ownership rights.

Often, newspaper publishers are so eager to digitize their archives and so resource limited that they will turn the archives over to a university, library or other organization to scan without thinking through what that might cost them.  In some … 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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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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Helping Publishers Preserve their Historic Archives

Newspaper publisher Tim Schnoebelen knows how much his community loves nostalgically looking back at days gone by. He occasionally places pictures from his newspaper, The Mooreland (OK) Leader, on a table and lets the community go through them and select … Continue reading

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You Can Help Small Town America Digitize its Newspaper Archives

Every day, we’re approached by newspaper publishers and historical societies and others who are anxious to digitize their printed newspaper archives.  There is a strong movement underway to have the archives digitally preserved so that the stories they contain are … Continue reading

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