Insights from TownsWeb Archiving’s UK Digital Heritage Survey 2017

Posted on December 5th 2017 by Ryan Kyle

During October TownsWeb Archiving ran our first UK Digital Heritage Survey, aimed at building a picture of what proportion of UK archives, museums and libraries were publishing their collections online. The digital heritage survey also aimed to gain an idea of which tools and collections management/ publishing platforms cultural heritage institutions were utilising to open up access to…

Introducing Page Explorer from PastView

Posted on August 22nd 2017 by Ryan Kyle

Click here to try Page Explorer now Following the recent launch of PastView’s Book Explorer 3D page turning feature we are delighted to announce Page Explorer: a digital archive viewer with all the same intuitive features and engaging experience, but designed specifically for displaying single image/page archival content.

Introducing PastView Book Explorer

Posted on March 13th 2017 by Ryan Kyle

Click here to try Book Explorer now We are excited to share the latest feature addition to our PastView digital heritage publishing platform: Book Explorer. Book Explorer is an intuitive, interactive 3D page turning interface, which enables fluid browsing and keyword searching of digital heritage collections online. All whilst displaying them…

PastView helps create North Lincolnshire Central Libraries WW1 centenary tribute

Posted on September 10th 2014 by Ryan Kyle

Like many libraries at the moment, North Lincolnshire Central Library (NLCL) is gathering content from it’s historic archives to create a commemorative tribute for the forthcoming First World War centenary, in 2014. As part of this NLCL is planning to publish it’s historic WW1 era newspaper collections online, a project being made possible by our PastView digital archive management system……

PastView brings East Dunbartonshire’s photographic collection to a worldwide audience

Posted on September 10th 2014 by Ryan Kyle

TownsWeb Archiving’s unique PastView digital archive management system has allowed East Dunbartonshire Leisure and Culture Trust to share it’s rich collection of historic photographs of East Dunbartonshire online for the public. The photographic library includes images of East Dunbartonshire’s popular locations, people and buildings, dating as early as 1780. Starting the digitisation project Janice Miller, Information and Archives Officer at…

PastView’s e-commerce functionality creates new revenue stream for Wigan Leisure & Culture Trust

Posted on September 10th 2014 by Ryan Kyle

Wigan Leisure & Culture Trust’s photographic archive website, powered by our PastView digital archive management system, has allowed the Trust to generate new revenue by selling quality prints of images from it’s unique historic photo collection to the public online. Read on below to find out how… Digitising Wigan’s image archive Alex Miller of Wigan Leisure & Culture Trust (WLCT)…