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The world of archival digitization is exciting, full of the latest technology and fresh solutions. Anderson Archival is committed to educating our clients and the public on the merits of making digitization the future of your collection.

Below, find our helpful guides to the world of digitizing historical documents and making the most of your digital collection.

  • What Is Historical Document Digitization?

    Have you ever seen a copy of the Declaration of Independence in an online collection like the one provided by the National Archives? You can click on it, zoom in, and study the document in detail. If the document has been through the optical character recognition process (OCR), you can search the document for keywords or whole phrases. That is the result of digitizing historical documents…

  • Scanning 411

    Scanning is the process of creating a digital image of a physical original. The type of scanner, and the scanning method itself, is as variable as the type of document being scanned….

  • What is Digital Document Restoration?

    Digital document restoration is a process that allows your manuscripts and records to be viewed with their original quality without further compromising the condition of the physical material. The process of restoring a document digitally includes a range of variables dependent on the condition of the document and the desired final image quality…