PRESERVING HISTORY WITH OUR HERITAGE DIGITISATION SERVICES: THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PARCHMENT, VELLUM AND PAPER
Parchment is a general term for animal skin which has been prepared for writing or printing. For centuries parchment has been used, generally from calf, goat or sheep skin.
The term Vellum refers to a parchment made from calf skin. Parchment refers generally to goat or sheep skin. Traditionally used instead of paper for important documents such as religious text, public laws, indentures and land records.
Digitising Your Archives at Oxford Duplication Centre
Digitising your originals can allow you to view and share your items without handling, which can cause damage, allowing you to keep your originals safe whilst using the digital preservation files .
Oxford Duplication Centre supports clients with antique parchment scanning services. Using a variety of scanning techniques and machinery we can determine how to scan your orders. Current clients include Oxfordshire Family History Society and Oxfordshire County Council.
One of the more invaluable services to come out of the information age is the ability to scan original documents and make them available for all to see for easy access. Our digital archiving will allow you, your associates, or members of your community to to safely house the originals, preventing damage and degradation to these priceless documents.
Our Services within Archive Scanning
Aperture Cards, Microfilm & MicrofisheUsing specialist film scanning equipment we can capture images from roll or fiche film and convert them into digital formats of your choice. These are then easily accessible and managed ready for uploading or management.
Glass Plate Negative ScanningWe are specialists the conversion of glass plate negatives. These stunning slides are fragile and require gentle handling and cleaning. Our equipment is perfect for this conversion ready for you to access the digital files.
Photograph ScanningOur scanning services are fully supportive of converting photographs upto oversize A3 and beyond. Working with private clients, artists and archive centres we convert into your chosen digital files ready for easy access.
Slides & Negative ScanningFrom family slide scanning to archive scanning, our company can support all your transfer requirements. From 1 units upwards. Restoration services are offered which can really enhance the overall finish of the images.
Document & Diary ScanningOur company can provide superb options for document scanning upto oversize A3. Working with many companies in and around Oxfordshire we provide solutions for archiving all your paperwork into digital media.
Artwork ScanningWorking with many artists and companies we can convert your artwork into digital formats ready for online presence. Capturing all the details our scanners are superb at support you with your digital media requirements.
Transparencies & X-Ray ScanningWe can support you with all your oversized scanning requirements from large transparencies and X-Rays and much more.