We have extensive experience in helping heritage and cultural institutions improve the management and presentation of their archival data. This enables wider public interest and more effective digital curation. Our ARCHIOS services for the archival and heritage commnunity can help you to publish your collections, manage more effectively and reach a wider audience.
For the majority of institutions, we recommend AtoM or ArchivesSpace . We feel these are the best open-source, web-based platforms for catalogue management and online discovery currently available. We can help with:
If your institution’s archival objectives cannot be served by AtoM or ArchivesSpace, then we can develop a bespoke catalogue system for you based on the open-source content development system, MODX® . This would include our unique ARCHIOS presentation modules and would be tailored to your specific requirements.
We feel (strongly) that Archives should be perceived as more than just collections of references and descriptions in boxes. Your assets can significantly improve public interest when presented in an effective way. We can produce a unique, customised ‘story-telling’ website that can make full use of your Archival holdings:
The increasing demand for online access to heritage assets is driving the need for digitisation and presentation of digital surrogates. As a result, digitisation and digital asset management (DAM) is now a key consideration for most heritage organisations.
We recommend the open-source application Archivematica® for most archival institutions due to strong links with AtoM and its ability to integrate with other applications including ArchivesSpace. We can provide:
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If you need additional reports about the contents of your archive, we can develop a bespoke management website utilising data held in AtoM, ArchivesSpace (or other MySQL database).
If you think that our ARCHIOS services could help with your heritage project, then please get in touch