Digitizing Archival Materials Made Easy
Digitizing Archival Materials in San Francisco Bay Area, California
Whether you are confronted with an enormous archive of materials or a relatively manageable assortment of items, the simple fact is that it can be quite challenging to begin tackling the digitizing of archival materials. After all, most archives are rarely limited to similarly sized paper documents alone. Instead, there are often ledgers, books, posters, photos, loose documents and more. Often, some items are oversized or fragile, or both, and this can make it seem like the archive will have to remain as is.
Fortunately, that is not the case and you can now safely, effectively and easily get even the oddest assortment of materials digitized. The key is to work with a premium provider of digitizing services, which means premium scanning and conversion of files into whatever formats work best.
As an example, if you are eager to begin digitizing archival materials, you may want the firm doing the work to pick up the items rather than having them shipped. You want that same firm to be able to sort and adequately prepare the items to be scanned, and then use equipment that does not damage or jeopardize the materials in any way. They should be willing to return the items or even destroy them if you do not need them returned. They should also name files accordingly and then load them to a cloud server or to a secure media.
Even more importantly, as you begin digitizing archival materials, your provider should not demand a specific schedule of deliveries or pickups. Instead, they should be find if you send materials on a weekly basis, bi-weekly, monthly or at whatever pace works best for your particular strategy.
At eRecordsUSA, you find one such provider. Offering comprehensive scanning for archival materials of all kinds, including historical documents and large format items, they are a good resource for archivists of all kinds.
eRecordsUSA is also specialized in providing Document Archiving Service, Document Archival Service, Archival Preservation Digitization Service, Archiving Paper Documents Service, Document Scanning Service, Document Imaging Service and more. Would you like to receive a free quote for Digitizing Archival Materials? Call +1.855.722.6669 or eMail us at info@eRecordsUSA.com.
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eRecordsUsa digitized 14 years of our organization’s archive of CCC Legacy, newspaper-style monthly journals into test-searchable PDF documents. From the start, I was impressed by their professionalism and interest in meeting our needs. This professionalism and customer focus continued through the completion of the project as we worked through issues with the quality and format of the source mat...
- Tim Montgomery
- CCC Legacy
I wanted to create electronic copies of 25 old high school yearbooks. Between my brothers and sisters, we had hard copies of yearbooks covering the years 1946 – 1970 (from when my oldest brother started kindergarten to when my youngest brother graduated from high school). Electronic copies (PDF) allows for easy distribution among family and friends and long-term preservation of the content. eR...
- Robert Duesterhoeft
Our school wanted to archive all of our yearbooks, and eRecordsUSA, scanned them beautifully and accurately. They shipped back the 53 original yearbooks promptly. We are quite pleased with the service and product that they provided.
- Brenda Riley
- Notre Dame High School
eRecordsUSA, yearbook scanning service is great. Many of my classmates either had not purchased their Senior yearbook or had lost it. I was able to reproduce it on CD for my 40 year High School reunion. All that received a copy were very thrilled and so grateful. I do recommend eRecordsUsa and their yearbook scanning service.
The digitizing of sixty-four years of back issues of our journal Military Collector & Historian by eRecords was superbly done and exceeded our expectations. I recommend them highly.
- David M. Sullivan, Administrator
- The Company of Military Historians
We are very pleased with the scanning work eRecordsUSA, has done for us, especially when they were willing to spend so much time discussing details. We feel that the work you did was better than our highest expectations, on the " Writing of Victor Houteff" PS: We have added a Bonus over the total, because of the good work.
I really love working with this company. They understand my needs and deliver a great service with a quick turn around. Highly recommend!
- Jennifer Serr
- The Sewing Room & Sewing with Jennifer Serr
Our company had about 5,000 pages of historical sales records that existed only in hard copy. We need to have these records scanned and imported into excel where they could be filtered, sorted, and subtotaled. eRecordsUsa did this for us in a fast, economical, accurate, and professional manner. I highly recommend them.
- Jim Sullivan
I went to eRecordsUSA to have data extracted from scans and photos of several hundreds of tables from archival materials. The price was good, and the quality was outstanding. I\'m grateful that they were able to compile the data in a format to my specifications. eRecordsUSA compares favorably against my previous experiences with digitization with freelancers and other companies, and best of all, t...
- Daniel Gross
- University of California, Berkeley
Very professional. Scan quality is quite good considering the age of the Magazines/ documents. Quick turnaround time, and good customer service.
- Michael Tang
- Penthouse Magazine
I am a happy repeat customer for over 3 years now! eRecordsUSA scanned all my course readers so I could go to class with my ipad instead of a heavy backpack full of paper. Very happy to have found them! Fast and reasonable turnaround time. With OCR, so all my documents are searchable. Thank you, eRecordsUSA!
- Ramon Rick
- Stanford Student
eRecordsUSA and team scanned our office documents - Great customer service, very good work quality at a very reasonable rate and they completed the project in a very timely manner. After our first project I have decided to use their services for my personal photo scanning. They actually come by your office and pick up and drop off the stuff. I recommend their service without any hesitation to a...
- Sunita Babbar
- Access Mortgage
Ritika at eRecordsUSA was very easy to work with. The quality of the scans was excellent and eRecordsUSA was able to scan 25+years old blueprints that were 105” x 44”. I will use this service again.
- Travis Newton
- Macro Plastics
I used eRecords to scan a boxes of academic and work related binders I had sitting around. They did a phenomenal job with great quality and at a reasonable price. They are highly communicative and deliver what they say they will. I highly recommend their services.
- S. Hutchinson
- Stanford Graduate
eRecordsUSA was awesome!!! They were in constant communication with us and delivered their Document Scanning / Book Scanning service on time. We will definitely be using them again in the future.
- Nicole B
- Clickatell Inc