Digital Imaging Services

Information

Many of our projects are funded so we provide the following information free for grant applications and funding proposals

  • On-site project evaluations
  • Technical information
  • Written estimates
  • Sample files

Digital Preservation Services

  • High resolution digital captures
  • On or off-site digitization service available
  • Optical character recognition (OCR)
  • DVD production of collections
  • Digital project consulting
  • Digital recovery of fading information (Digital Magic)
  • Digital restoration/ retouching           
  • Exhibit design, planning and installation
  • Exhibit grade, archival printing on rag paper or canvas
  • Print mounting and laminating
  • Unbinding
  • Rehousing original material
  • Transposing original information to new storage enclosures

Cost

Monthly digital imaging services and extended payment plans are available. The cost to digitize is predicated on the following factors:

  • Type of original material
  • Condition of material
  • Overall size
  • Quantity
  • Binding or mounting
  • Location of service
  • File derivatives required
  • OCR
  • Method of file delivery
  • Travel time or mileage (applies outside St. Louis 100 mile radius)
  • Deadline

Service Incusions

  • On-site project evaluation
  • Written Estimate
  • Pick up and return of original material (inside St. Louis 100 mile radius)
  • Off-site digitization
  • High resolution Tiff image files
  • Screen Jpeg files
  • Post production
  • DVDs