Category Archives: ArchiveInABox

Oklahoma Newspaper Office Roof Collapse Narrowly Misses Archive

This week, there was a great reminder of why so many newspapers are finally moving forward and finding ways to digitize their printed archives.  In the Oklahoma town of Cleveland, there was a roof collapse at a newspaper office which … Continue reading

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The Race to Digitize Newspaper Archives

A quick search online will reveal a huge trend this year – more newspapers than ever before are being digitized and placed online for the world to enjoy. Publishers want to give people easy access to information, reduce the number … Continue reading

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Local Grants Help Digitize Newspaper Archives

SmallTownPapers’ ArchiveInABox is about to begin phase two of a great historical preservation project in a town north of Seattle. The Woodinville Heritage Society received Heritage Collection Care grant from King County, Washington’s cultural services agency – 4Culture. The grant … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know Before Digitizing Your Archive.

It’s amazing what you might hear from a scanning provider who wants to earn your business — here are the top “fascinating falsehoods” regularly pitched to publishers: Bound book archives must be cut apart to scan and digitize.  FALSE No, your … Continue reading

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ArchiveInABox Helps Publishers Preserve Historic Archives

There are numerous companies and programs available to transfer microfilm to digital but what about the organizations with bound volume or loose printed archives – often having only one copy of a newspaper or newsletter remaining and it may be in … Continue reading

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Community Grants Can Help Fund Newspaper Archive Digitization

We’re finding an increasing number of historical societies and other organizations applying for community grants to help them pay to have their local newspaper archives digitized and made online accessible.  A great success story comes from Bothell, Washington, north of … Continue reading

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A Community Rallies to Preserve its Newspaper Archive

We are often asked by historical societies and other organizations how they can pay to scan and provide access to their historical newspaper archives using SmallTownPaper’s ArchiveInABox product.  Increasingly we’re able to share examples of organizations which have applied for … Continue reading

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