Old Newspaper Digitization is a great way to store & preserve such historical artifacts permanently without ever fearing to lose them or damage. Libraries and cultural institutions often need the old newspaper digitization service.
The process of turning old newspapers into electronic format involves planning the digitization project based on the volume size. Then, the scanning is performed by an experienced staff member of the Old Newspaper Digitization company. Normally, these digitization services will also include what is called an Optical Character Recognition service or OCR. With this service, the newspaper in digital format is now easily searchable from the computer.
It is also important to store the old newspaper digitization in a cloud service or any other online hosting so that they are accessible from anywhere. Especially in the case of libraries, newspaper collections need to be accessible to members in a suitable online format, which also saves costs.
Old Newspaper Digitization is the process of converting old newspapers that survive in analog form into digital images that can be called newspaper digitization. The most common analog forms for old newspapers are paper and microfilm. The newspapers in the paper formats, are many times found in bound volumes, which preserve the same, and we are glad to confirm, we can assist in digitization such large bound volumes, without destroying the bindings, and still capturing the entire content.
Old Newspaper Digitization, is an extremely specialized field, requiring extensive experience in handling such delicate fragile, and historically priceless original newspapers. Such old newspapers, documents, letters, envelops, certificates, drawings, craft books, etc come in a variety of shapes, conditions, and bindings. Each set of old newspapers archival collection is unique and such requiring careful review before any digitization project is initiated. We are proud to confirm, that we have successfully completed much similar old newspaper digitization, projects as far dated hundred of years old. Click on these sample scan example;
The digital preservation of old newspapers needs to be done with a customized solution that caters to the needs of the specific project. Some old newspapers might have some damage or wear, thus the importance of working with an experienced staff member of a reliable Old Newspaper Digitization partner. Old Newspaper Digitization into electronic format is the most cost-effective and reliable way to store them permanently.
SOME SCANNER TYPES FOR OLD NEWSPAPERS DIGITIZATION
eRecordsUSA utilizes a variety of professional scanners and scanning techniques to get the best results for Old Newspaper Digitization, based on the nature of the content, page size, book weight, condition of the pages & binding, paper-type, type of the binding, margins at the spine, content layout, one side or both sided content, and many more similar trivial things.
Did you know, very high glossy content or pages with golden or silver embossing, special inks, bleed through pages need special handling? All of the above and many similar small specifics are considered when deciding the type of equipment to be used, to digitize. Some of the commonly used book scanners are overhead planetary, flat-bed, book edge, v-cradle, or even sheet-fed.
OLD NEWSPAPER DIGITIZATION & More…
eRecordsUSA can assist in a variety of historical digitization for a variety of documents and books, some of them include, handwritten personal journals, school notes, study materials, certificates, artwork, paintings, letters, postcards, research papers, thesis, college notebooks, personal notes, registers, calender books, executive planners, yearbooks, newspapers, magazines, photos, photo albums, and many other such personal items.
Lab Notebooks, research books, scrapbooks, ledger books, deeds, technical manuals, School yearbooks, bound newspaper volumes, artbooks, rare & fragile books, magazine, catalogs, bibles, vital records, historical archives, design books, cartoon books, drawing books, City & County records, sacramental registers for Births, matrimonial & Baptismal Registers, Burial Records, Cemetary record books, citation- cemetery records books, interment cards, account books, map books, and many many more types.
WHY CHOOSE eRecordsUSA, for Old Newspaper Digitization?
• Supporting small & large businesses & individuals, fortune 500 companies & government agencies.
• Capacity & Capability to handle digitizing old newspapers project of any size & complexity.
• We operate a state of the art conversion center in Fremont, CA, where all the work will be performed.
• We use only the top of the line hardware and software for digitizing old newspapers projects.
• Large capacity to process thousands of images a day, including books, paper files & large drawings.
• Successfully completed every project to the entire satisfaction of our customers without exception.
• A full “chain of custody”- from the time the files are pickup to the return of the original & scans.
• Professional & Experienced Operators trained to handle delicate and fragile drawings.
• Extremely large & over-sized books, large format, delicate & fragile documents. No Problem!
Feel free to reach out to us here with any questions that you may have about old newspaper digitization, or call us at 510.900.8800, Monday through Friday, between 8.00 am to 5.00 pm. Allow eRecordsUSA to assist you with the digitization of old newspapers and preserving your precious historic documents. Don’t forget to ask about our exiting & past clients, you will be amazed to hear about them.
Ready to digitize your old newspapers? Call 855.722.6669 now to receive a quote for Old Newspaper Digitization