ARCHIVAL COLLECTIONS BLOG

Happy Thanksgiving 2020

This year marks the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims’ voyage…
November 23, 2020/by Anderson Archival

Digitizing the Oldest Black Newspaper in America—One Photograph at a Time

When John H. Murphy founded The Afro-American newspaper in 1892,…
November 16, 2020/by Anderson Archival

“More to Be Told”: Finding the Right Fit for Your Private Collection

It’s finally time! You’ve decided to preserve that collection…
October 30, 2020/by Anderson Archival

Quotables: Protecting Paper History: 4 Rules for Safeguarding and Preserving Historical Paper Documents (TechPatio)

Principal Farica Chang, in TechPatio, shares some tips for keeping…
October 26, 2020/by Anderson Archival

Is the Internet Forever? (Not Always!)

There’s a popular argument to think twice before you share…
October 21, 2020/by Anderson Archival

Quotables: 3 Essential Ways to Preserve Your Family’s History (Living Better 50)

Principal Farica Chang, in Living Better 50, shares some tips…
October 16, 2020/by Anderson Archival

Quotables: 5 Benefits of Switching to a Paperless Office—It’s Not Just About Searching (Budget Earth)

Founding Principal Amy Anderson’s post in Budget Earth discusses…
October 9, 2020/by Anderson Archival

WWII Map Comes Home After 73 Years: Conservation and Digitization of a Soldier’s Legacy

[Above: Anderson Archival's digitized copy of the map displayed…
October 1, 2020/by Anderson Archival
box of old photos in need of preservation

Learn: How Can Physical Preservation Prevent Document Degradation?

Learn about the ways and means of physical preservation as part…
September 24, 2020/by Anderson Archival

Deciphering Your History: An Interview with German-English Genealogy Translator Katherine Schober

Many people are spending more time at home these days, which…
September 1, 2020/by Anderson Archival

Learn: What Is the Best Way to Preserve Historical Documents in Storage?

Learn about the factors you need to take into account to safely…
August 26, 2020/by Anderson Archival

Remembering the Suffragettes: Turning Your Online Collection Into a Narrative

To celebrate the hundredth anniversary of the ratification of…
August 12, 2020/by Anderson Archival

Learn: Why Choose Confidential Document Digitization?

Learn about confidential digitization, and how the benefits of…
July 28, 2020/by Anderson Archival

Quotables: Launching Your Legacy: How You Can Impact the Next Generation (Just Luxe)

Principal Farica Chang’s post in Just Luxe discusses the importance…
July 22, 2020/by Anderson Archival

Quotables: Why Organizations Need to Urgently Implement HR Document Management (and How to Do It) (HR Toolbox)

Founding Principal Amy Anderson’s post in HR Toolbox covers…
July 20, 2020/by Anderson Archival

Quotables: Extraordinary History, Extraordinary Value (DigitalEdge)

Principal Farica Chang’s post in DigitalEdge covers the basics…
July 14, 2020/by Anderson Archival

A Partnership in Conservation

June 26, 2020/by Anderson Archival

Quotables: 6 Steps to Going Paperless in Light of COVID-19 (CEO Blog Nation)

Founding Principal Amy Anderson’s post in CEO Blog Nation covers…
June 22, 2020/by Anderson Archival

Visit Your Collection – From Home?

The global response to COVID-19 has included mass closures, urging…
June 8, 2020/by Anderson Archival

Quotables: Best practices for digitizing historical books and paper documents (GCN)

Founding Principal Amy Anderson’s post in GCN covers the basics…
May 29, 2020/by Anderson Archival

Learn: Why Share an Online Collection?

Learn the appeal of building a shareable online library, and…
May 11, 2020/by Anderson Archival

Access to Your Archive: Make It Easy, Make a Difference

Why digitize?

This is the question many archive owners, collectors,…
March 31, 2020/by Anderson Archival

How Long Will Your Archive Last?

When most people hear the term “technology obsolescence,”…
March 10, 2020/by Anderson Archival

Learn: What Is Optical Character Recognition (OCR)?

Learn about a key part of the digitization process in this Anderson…
February 25, 2020/by Anderson Archival

Quotables: 5 Tips for developing a paperless office (The Business Woman Media)

Founding Principal Amy Anderson’s post in The Business Woman…
February 17, 2020/by Anderson Archival

Building a Demonstration Collection, Part 1: First Steps

January 28, 2020/by Anderson Archival

Preservation Hesitation? Just Get Started!

Do you have a historical collection that deserves digital preservation…
January 14, 2020/by Anderson Archival

Quotables: 9 Ways Going Digital Can Increase Your Business’s Value (Home Business Mag)

Farica Chang’s post in Home Business Mag outlines the benefits…
January 8, 2020/by Anderson Archival

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays (2019)

Earlier this week we enjoyed a snowy Christmas gathering at our…
December 19, 2019/by Anderson Archival

Learn: What is a Digital Collection or Digital Library?

Learn about the concepts of digital collections and digital libraries…
December 16, 2019/by Anderson Archival