Learn the appeal of building a shareable online library, and the benefits one can provide your organization in Anderson Archival’s explainer. What Are the Benefits of Sharing Your Digital Library Online?
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Why digitize? This is the question many archive owners, collectors, and curators face. In an increasingly digital world, analog access to collections and archives is still the norm. But should it be? A Philosophical Question If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? […]
When most people hear the term “technology obsolescence,” outdated hardware is probably what comes to mind. For archivists, though, a more covert danger to collections is outdated software. Once digitized, it’s easy to think that the collection is safe for decades or longer, but in reality, it may have far less time before it’s in […]
Learn about a key part of the digitization process in this Anderson Archival explainer. What is Optical Character Recognition (OCR)?
Founding Principal Amy Anderson’s post in The Business Woman Media covers the basics of moving to a paperless office. This process can feel confusing or downright overwhelming, especially if you don’t know what your goals are or how to start. Do you have a historical document collection that you’d like to make more accessible, relevant, and impactful? […]
Do you have a historical collection that deserves digital preservation but keep coming back to the same problems? Maybe your project is so extensive you don’t know where to start, or you simply can’t afford an archival project right now. Even if you’ve owned a collection for decades, you’ve probably noticed more recent emphasis on […]
Farica Chang’s post in Home Business Mag outlines the benefits of digitizing a business. Through proper digital preservation techniques, your scanned documents can contain metadata tagging, optical character recognition (OCR), and other tools to make your data easily searchable by anyone in your company. Quick search and reliable digital provenance are a boon to all […]
Earlier this week we enjoyed a snowy Christmas gathering at our office complete with a fun gift exchange. This year we added another table for our luncheon, and it gave us an opportunity to look back on the progress we’ve experienced. Many of your organizations are growing, and we love working together to help you […]
Learn about the concepts of digital collections and digital libraries in this Anderson Archival explainer. What is a Digital Collection or Digital Library?