Understanding the Benefits of a Historical Document Preservation Service

Nov 16th 2017 | Posted By: Webmaster

Historical documents do not have to date to the 1700s and earlier, nor do they have to be of national or global significance. They can relate strictly to your company or organization, your town or small government agency, or even your family. In all of these cases, the historical documents are of tremendous value, and this is a good reason for everyone to have access to a quality historical document preservation services.

After all, such a service can:

>> Retrieve documents of any size or type from you and make non-destructive scans

>> Those scans can be formatted in as many file types as necessary, and even use OCR to make them fully readable and searchable

>> The historical documents can then be placed in the most appropriate archival materials for long-term storage; never needing to be handled or compromised again

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The Benefits of Oversized Books Scanning Services

Nov 10th 2017 | Posted By: Webmaster

We live in a world of online everything. We also live in a paperless world and one in which efficiency and access is essential to everything from operations to overall success. This is why document and book scanning are such important services, and nowhere does this become more obvious than when it is oversized books. From old map books and archival records to modern yearbooks and encyclopedias, the ability to use premium oversized books scanning services is incredibly beneficial.

Clients of eRecordsUSA can enjoy the many benefits and advantages to be enjoyed through their oversized books scanning options. These include:

>> Options between non-destructive and destructive methods that return important books or eliminate non-essential hard copies >> Reducing or even eliminating the need for archive or warehouse storage >> Ensuring that materials remain or become accessible easily...

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4 Reasons to Rely on a Family Photo Scanning Services

Nov 2nd 2017 | Posted By: Webmaster

If your family is like most, there are a few iconic images that everyone, at almost any age, recognizes. The black and white wedding photo of a set of beloved grandparents, the military photos of the uncle or aunt who served proudly, the photos of the old family homestead as it changed over the years…each generation might cherish those images, but does everyone have a good copy? With a family photo scanning service, you can have a high-resolution scan made of the iconic shots, and entire family albums. This can preserve those images over the long term, and let everyone enjoy access to files ideal for premium prints.

There are so many reasons to rely on a family photo scanning services, and here are four that should inspire you to use such services right away:

Access – As we said, not everyone has a copy of a coveted photo,...

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Large Format Fragile Document Scanning is Valuable to All

Oct 30th 2017 | Posted By: Webmaster

Chances are you have at least one large format, somewhat fragile document in your possession. It could be that famous poster or sign that you purchased or acquired in the past. It could be some antique newspapers or periodicals. The large format, fragile document could be of historical value such as a map, set of blueprints or legal document. In fact, archivists often have entire collections of such items, and in all instances, large format fragile document scanning is a fantastic solution to handling them.

No matter the value of a larger and fragile document (whether monetary, historical or sentimental), handling it can lead to its destruction. Folding and unfolding the items, rolling them and keeping them in less than ideal conditions, or simply archiving them without climate controls can lead to losses. The option to use large format fragile document scanning is to eliminating...

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Reasons to Consider Legacy Documents Scanning Service

Oct 26th 2017 | Posted By: Webmaster

Investing in archival boxes and envelopes has long been the best way to preserve legacy documents. Historians, archivists and genealogists alike have all come to recognize the tremendous value of archival quality materials, and yet they are not always a guarantee that an item survives the passing of time. From humidity and acidity to unseen insects or mold, a legacy document can perish even as it rests in an archive. This is why legacy documents scanning service is such a valuable option.

To clarify, legacy documents are often one of kind items that are associated with a specific organization or family. For example, in the middle Ages, account books of an estate or property provide amazing insight into everyday life and times. Yet, the same applies to that old ration book or journal belonging to one of your ancestors. Both sets of documents are vulnerable to the passage of time, though, and you can ensure you always have access to their information through legacy...

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Methods of Document Storage

Aug 30th 2017 | Posted By: Webmaster

Whether you run a business with hundreds of files of client information, or you have sensitive personal documents like a will or insurance paperwork in your home, document storage is vital. There are two main methods used by document storage services, depending on what format your documents are in currently. When you want to be sure that your information will never be lost or destroyed, storing it correctly is the first step to achieving that goal.

If your documents are in paper format, you have an even more important need for document storage services. Natural disasters like fire and flood, paper-eating pests like mice and insects, and even thieves can threaten your physical documents. A document storage service for these types of documents includes a special facility that keeps documents in lockable, fireproof safes. A bank using safety deposit boxes is one example, but there are also...

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The Importance of Investing in a Rare Book Imaging Services

Jul 18th 2017 | Posted By: Webmaster

Do you own one or more rare books?

These books can receive this designation for a number of reasons.

They might be extremely old. It could be the first print of a book that goes on to become quite famous. There are even those that feature unique printing errors that make them very rare.

For the most part, though, a rare book is best described as one you simply aren’t going to be able to find another copy of anywhere else – at the very least, it will be very difficult to do so.

There are many ways to make the most of these texts and preserve them, but one of the most important is to use a rare book imaging service.

Rare book imaging service will preserve your text for all time. A rare book imaging service will literally transfer the words...

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Why You Should Use a Digital Book Imaging Service

Jul 14th 2017 | Posted By: Webmaster

Have you ever needed a specific piece of information you knew was in one of your books, but you couldn’t remember which one or where it was?

In the digital age, it’s easy to forget about these situations. We’re used to finding everything we need by going to Google, but this isn’t always possible. Sometimes, you need something from a book and this task can be nearly impossible.

This is one of the main reasons the Digital Book Imaging Services has become so popular.

If you’re not familiar with this concept, it’s easy enough to explain. The conversion of books to eBooks can now be done by scanning the former. Software used for doing this can assess which images are letters and convert them into text. You’re not just scanning pages and reproducing them online; legitimate text is used so that you can...

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What’s the Fastest Way to Scan a Book?

Jun 22nd 2017 | Posted By: Webmaster

Do you need to transform the text of a book into a digital version for some reason? If so, you may be wondering what the fastest way is to scan a book.

There are really two answers we could give here.

The first would be to use a scanner. Obviously, not every option is going to be the fastest way to scan a book. Your budget will come into play a lot here, too.

However, we would recommend going with a flatbed scanner and then simply purchasing the best model you can find within your price range.

Due to their shape, these scanners are extremely easy to use. You’ll also have no problem scanning one page after another.

You only have to open the book 90 degrees to scan every page, too, which is great if you’re worried about damaging a delicate book.

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How to Avoid Destructive Book Scanning

Jun 14th 2017 | Posted By: Webmaster

If you’re in the market for book scanning service, you probably have the same fear as everyone else who is looking for a company for the first time.

You’re worried that the company doing the book scanning will damage your book.

To be fair, some people don’t care. It’s common practice to remove the spine of the book so the pages are easier to access and, thus, scan.

That being said, if you have a rare book or simply don’t want this to happen to your text, you need to know how to avoid destructive book scanning company.

Be Clear About Your Needs

The first thing you have to do is make sure that any company you’re considering understands that you do not want any form of destructive book scanning practices. These...

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