For Immediate release
NORTHEAST DOCUMENT CONSERVATION CENTER (NEDCC) ANNOUNCES NEW DIGITAL SERVICES
The Northeast Document Conservation Center now brings its preservation expertise to performing high-quality digitization of historic photographs and visual materials for libraries, archives, historical organizations, museums, and other cultural institutions. These services have been developed in response to requests from institutions that do not have digital experts on staff and that are reluctant to leave valuable materials at commercial facilities.
NEDCC digitizes from original sources to produce customized digital files in TIFF or JPEG formats on DVDs or other media. Its technical photographers print long-lasting images from an inkjet printer that employs archival inks on acid-free paper in a variety of finishes.
NEDCC CAN DIGITIZE:
- Photographic prints
- Film negatives
- Lantern slides
- Glass-plate negatives
- Unusual formats
- Illustrations in bound volumes
- Film slides
- Works of art on paper
TAKE ADVANTAGE OF NEDCC'S ONE-STOP SHOPPING:
NEDCC's Paper and Book Conservators are available to perform conservation treatment or traditional reformatting of original materials that are being digitized.
NEDCC's highly trained staff has long experience in the careful handling of fragile historic materials; its facility provides sophisticated security and climate controls.
NEDCC is a national leader in digital training and offers advice on building sustainable digital collections.
EXAMPLES OF HOW NEDCC'S DIGITAL SERVICES CAN BENEFIT YOUR INSTITUTION:
Your nitrate or glass-plate negatives can be digitized and returned on DVDs.
High quality images of your works of art on paper can be added to your online collections management database.
Your historic photographs can be digitized for Web access at the same time they are treated by a conservator.
Your fragile town charter can be made accessible to all on your Web site.
Reprographic experts and archivists on NEDCC's staff can advise you on planning grant projects that address the need for sustainable products.
CALL TODAY FOR INFORMATION ON NEDCC'S DIGITAL SERVICES:
David Joyall, Technical Photographer: 978/470-1010 ext. 237,
Victoria Ellis, Director of Reprographics: 978/470-1010 ext. 227,
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