It may feel like the terms “digital preservation” and “digitization” are interchangeable, but it’s better to think of them as fingers and thumbs. All thumbs may be fingers, but not all fingers are thumbs. Digitization is the thumb and digital preservation are the fingers. Digitization is necessary to the overall function of digital preservation, but […]
Whether you’re a researcher, student, librarian, or bibliophile, it’s likely you’ve accessed a digital collection or enjoyed a digital library. Using these convenient resources may lead you to wonder how to make your own collection sharable online. Learn about the concepts of digital collections and digital libraries in this Anderson Archival explainer. What Is a […]
Learn about the ways and means of physical preservation as part of a comprehensive plan to stop degradation of delicate or aging documents. How Can Physical Preservation Prevent Document Degradation?
Learn about the factors you need to take into account to safely store delicate or aging documents with minimal damage and how digitization can help preserve documents into the future. What Is the Best Way to Preserve Historical Documents in Storage?
Learn about confidential digitization, and how the benefits of a private digital collection enhance the collection itself, even when that collection isn’t public. Why Choose Confidential Document Digitization?
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?
Learn about document restoration, both physical and digital, in this Anderson Archival explainer. What Is Digital Document Restoration?
Learn all about scanning, backups, and what makes Anderson Archival’s approach different in our new scanning explainer. Scanning 411
Learn what type of documents can be digitized, and an overview of the historical document digitization process in this Anderson Archival explainer. What Is Historical Document Digitization?