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Newspaper Digitization / Newspaper Scanning Services

Scanning America is an experienced provider of newspaper digitization services. Our staff has many years of experience scanning newspapers both from paper form and from microfilm. If you have a collection of newspapers that you would like to make accessible and searchable, Scanning America’s newspaper digitization services are for you.

Choosing the Best Version

Many clients have paper copies of their original source newspaper archives, as well as microfilm copies. Scanning America will work with you, scanning samples of both, to determine which versions will give your newspaper scanning project the best results.We have excellent equipment for scanning from both paper and microfilm copies.

Additional Newspaper Scanning Services

Our state-of-the-art equipment can digitize newspaper from microfilm into high resolution grayscale images. We can also create full text searchable files using powerful OCR software and deliver in all popular formats such as PDF. Our processes focus on interactive capture to insure every frame is captured accurately.

National Digital Newspaper Program

The National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) is a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the Library of Congress (LC), and state projects to provide electronic access to newspapers published between 1836 and 1922. This program can provide grants for organizations to digitize their newspapers.

The film scanning equipment that we use can digitize your newspaper from microfilm to the exacting standards required by the NDNP program. If you would like more information about this please visit:

www.neh.gov/projects/ndnp.html