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Cutting Costs in Historic Document Scanning Services Isn’t Worth It, and Here’s Why

Dec 30th 2016 | Posted By: Webmaster

When it comes to historic document scanning services, it can be true that some facilities find the price just out of their budget. This is a delicate procedure that requires specialized equipment and lots of care, in order to ensure that the historic documents are not damaged during the scanning process. However, cutting costs by going without an Historic Document Scanning Service can be more expensive in the long run. If you don’t agree, consider the following costs:

If you are storing historic documents for a large library or academic institution, you’ll need to decide where records will be stored. This usually involves costs such as building leasing, climate control, transporting the documents to the location, paying for shelving or other storage solutions, and more. If the historic documents are of particular value, you may also have to pay for security solutions. Later, you’ll need to decide how you plan to control your inventory, which is likely...

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Bound Book Imaging Services and the Evolution of Libraries

Dec 21st 2016 | Posted By: Webmaster

In the past, libraries have always been safe havens for book lovers, academic researchers, and people in need of access to community services. These bastions of literature didn’t change much in hundreds of years, always filled with books and staffed by librarians who doubled as guides to a variety of support services in the local area. But these days, the role of the library, as well as libraries themselves, is evolving, and bound book imaging services are becoming a major part of that shift.

Recently, libraries have become far more technical, providing access to free Internet, digital books, and other technological services. This is not only influenced by the way people use technology now, but also by the desire to preserve literature from natural disasters and other destruction. With a history that includes the infamous Library of Alexandria, it’s no wonder that libraries today turn to bound book imaging services to preserve the ideas in public...

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