Options for Digitizing Historical Photographs Services

Jul 11th 2018 | Posted By: eRecordsUsa

DIGITIZE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS

As the owner of historical photographs, you might have a small and private collection with importance to only a limited number of people, such as family and extended family, and which includes framed portraits, old hand-tinted images, and so on. On the other hand, you might have an enormous archive of relevant and important images, negatives, slides, and other graphics and you might worry about the best ways of preserving them while still making them accessible. The good news is that digitizing historical photographs is a viable approach for both scenarios.

As it sounds, digitizing historical photographs service means scanning them, turning them into any number of digital formats (JPG, BMP, and so on) and then storing them on some preferred system. You might wish to use cloud storage to make the files readily accessible to all, but you may also find some sort of secure media more...

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How to Choose a Bulk Document Scanning Services

Apr 19th 2017 | Posted By: Webmaster

Are you in the market for a bulk document scanning service? Do you need numerous pages scanned and converted into digital text? If so, keep reading as we discuss how to decide on a company to do this for you.

Consider Quality

The first thing to think about before hiring a company to handle your scanning needs is the type of quality you demand.

Of course, you want the highest quality possible, but this is also going to come with a higher price.

In this way, you also need to think about your budget before jumping into a project. If you absolutely need high-resolution text, then pay for it. Otherwise, go with a service that will offer you some more affordable options.

Before You Have Bulk Work Done

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Why You Should Consider Digitizing Your Records For Electronic Retention?

Oct 17th 2020 | Posted By: redblink

Electronic Records Management (ERM) ensures your organization has the records it needs when they are needed.Records management is primarily concerned with the evidence of an organization’s activities, and is usually applied according to the value of the records rather than their physical format.

History of Record Retention & Document Scanning

What a relief it must’ve been for office workers in Manz, Germany, in 1450 when Johannes Gutenberg finally built a commercially viable printing press. Until then, scribes who copied books and important documents checked their work by counting the number of letters on a page, which had to match exactly the number of letters on the page from which they were copying.

After the invention of Gutenberg’s press, the number of books, pamphlets, and written documents skyrocketed. It’s estimated that, prior to the invention of the press, all the books in the world could have easily fit inside a...

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What is Average Document Scanning Project Price?

Oct 9th 2020 | Posted By: redblink

Paper piles up. It takes up space. It is heavy and has to have ideal storage conditions. Even when they are in the form of books, searching through pages of paper is a cumbersome, frustrating task. There are long-term difficulties associated with storing paper as well.

For instance, paper is flammable. Many family records were lost during the Civil War because courthouses, which kept important records in books made of paper, were burned. Paper is also subject to destruction by water and mold. 

Consider the idea of looking up the answer to a question you might have, for instance—”when was paper first use for writing”—in a 1990s library (full of books, but no Internet).

How long would that take? How would you go about it?

Now, consider going online and typing that same question into an Internet search engine.

How long would it take to get an answer? 

Clearly, storing documents, records, and information in...

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How Much Does Microfilm Microfiche Digitization Cost?

Oct 7th 2020 | Posted By: redblink

Did you ever look up a news article in a 50-year-old newspaper to read what it said? Chances are you didn’t actually hold the paper in your hands. It would’ve have been far too fragile for that.

Instead, a librarian took you to a microfiche or microfilm reader, placed a card or roll of film into a reader, and showed you how to find the date, the section, and the article you were seeking.

This all happened because, 50 years ago, it was someone’s job to take photos of that newspaper and turn it into microfilm. The precarious nature of paper, which is so easily degraded and destroyed, necessitated that archivists find a better way of keeping permanent records.

The problem has become that microfilm isn’t eternal either. Microfilm is reported to have a life expectancy of 500 years. For it to achieve that noble length of useful life, it must be kept in a relatively pristine state, with no internal contaminants.

It also has to be...

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How to Digitize Your Negatives and Slides?

Oct 7th 2020 | Posted By: redblink

You know that box of pictures on the top shelf in the back of the closet, that one that has the old prints on the top, and on the bottom are the sleeves of negatives? Or perhaps you have a tub in the attic with boxes of color slides from trips and reunions and events?

Today, of course, we are digital people, and, when we take photos, they often get uploaded immediately to cloud storage from which we then select the precious ones for social media.

Still, there are those old negatives and slides hidden away. We know they are precious bits of history, unrepeatable moments of past times. We can convert slides to digital so they could be easily viewed and stored for posterity. This is probably a good time to launch into that project.

SLIDES AND NEGATIVES SCANNING ENSURES PROTECTION FOR DECADES TO COME

Before you get started, spend some time holding the images up to the light to get an idea of what’s on them....

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Scan Archival, Rare & Fragile, Historical Documents

Jul 19th 2020 | Posted By: PANKAJ SHARMA

With over a decade of experience, variety of professional digitizing equipment to handle any type of books or documents, eRecordsUSA is a local San Francisco Bay Area, California small business, specialized in handling digitization project of various Archival, Rare, Fragile, Historical Document Scanning, with capacity and capability to handle projects of any any size and complexity.

Historical Archive Scanning

eRecordsUSA, has been digitizing, such archival, rare materials for libraries, schools, universities, individuals, corporations, publishers, collectors, local city, county, and state government & organizations for over a decade. Our archival rare fragile book document scanning delivers digitization services to other imaging companies as a back end service provider.

We are the real deal ! Historical Archive Scanning includes hand written letters, post cards, books, journals, documents, drawings, artwork, maps, blueprints,...

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Large Scale Document Scanning - Digitize All Paper Records

May 28th 2020 | Posted By: eRecordsUSA

Large Scale Document Scanning to Protect Vital Information from Loss

Protect hardcopy paper documents from degradation, destruction, and loss with our large-format document scanning service. Learn more about how eRecordsUSA can protect your documents.

Businesses and organizations thrive on data but safeguarding that information can be challenging. This is particularly true if you’re still storing information in hardcopy format. Our large scale document scanning service offers the protection and peace of mind you need.

Our Experience and Capabilities

 

Our team has decades of experience handling large scale document scanning and digitization. We can handle any type of documents you might have, from standard 8 x 11 papers to large format documents to historical information and more. Also See – Large Format Scanning services

Our Technology

At eRecordsUSA, we employ only the most advanced scanners for document scanning. Our facility is...

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Digitizing Old Newspapers

May 10th 2020 | Posted By: eRecordsUSA

 

Here at eRecordsUSA, we can scan any type of image, film, or paper. We are experts in digitizing your old and most fragile items. Digitizing old newspapers in one of our expertise.

We have been trusted to digitize newspapers for libraries, archivists, genealogists, universities, schools, various city, county, and federal organizations, like the National Park Service. From old letters to newspapers, documents, maps, posters, brochures, books, we’ve done it all. Old letters and newspapers are some of the more common media types we get.

Check Out Our – Newspaper Scanning Services

Old Newspaper Digitization Services

Digitizing Old Newspapers 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,...

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What Is Archival Book Scanning For Collection Archives?

Mar 23rd 2020 | Posted By: eRecordsUSA

Archival Book Scanning Services for Collection Archives

Archival book scanning services are an extremely specialized field, requiring extensive experience in handling such delicate fragile and historically priceless original books. Such books come in a variety of shapes, conditions, and bindings. Each archival book collection is unique and such requiring careful review before any digitization project is initiated. We are proud to confirm, that we have successfully completed Archival book scanning projects as old as the 1700’s.

 

Although highly specialized, most of the times, Archival Book Scanning still is an essential service, to ensure such legacy materials are preserved for all times to come, and specially protected from natural deterioration and/ or any natural, or man-made calamities. With the fires, hurricanes, tornados, and earthquakes becoming daily events, it is imperative such important historically significant...

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Archival Digitization by Certified MBE, WOSB, Minority Women Owned Small Business

Mar 23rd 2020 | Posted By: eRecordsUSA

ARCHIVAL DIGITIZATION SERVICES

eRecordsUSA an Archival Digitization service provider is a now, CERTIFIED Minority and Women-Owned Small Business Enterprise. Providing secure confidential & high-quality professional archival digitization, document scanning & data entry services to small to large-sized businesses & many Fortune 500 companies in a variety of fields such as banking, law, manufacturing, insurance, healthcare, IT, construction, publishing, pharmaceuticals, city & county departments, libraries, educational institutes such as universities, colleges and schools now for over a  decade.

We are happy to confirm that, in accordance with the certification guidelines set forth by the National Minority Supplier Development Council, eRecordsUSA is now a Certified Minority Small Business Enterprise by the WRMSDC. 

 

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Choosing an Archival Letter Imaging Service Provider

Aug 28th 2018 | Posted By: Webmaster

One of the most frequently analyzed and researched set of documents in any sort of archive are the items categorized under the heading of “letters”. The private and public letters of many figures are of interest to an astonishing number of people. However, allowing anyone to handle archival letters means putting the originals at risk for damage, deterioration or even loss. That is why archival letter imaging is a key resource for many.

As the name implies, the process of archival letter imaging converts any sort of letter (including postcards, notes and even photos with notes on the back) into a digital file. This ensures that the original can then be put into archival storage (such as acid-free files or climate-controlled areas) and the copies used by those who are interested in studying them.

The process is, as one might expect,...

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