Main Office
SmallTownPapers, Inc.
927 W. Railroad Ave
Shelton, WA 98584
United States
Phone: 360-427-6300
Contact Name: Paul Jeffko
Contact Email: paulj [at] smalltownpapers [dot] com

ArchiveInABox® is a complete turn-key platform to digitize and host your archive online. We provide high quality scanning and years of know-how to effortlessly move your print and microfilm archives online. Full logistics services, round trip shipping, military-grade shipping containers and premium portable hard drives are included. You only pay for scanning/digital production -- optional hosting and online access are free! Example Client: Granite Falls Historical Society.   READ MORE

We scanned their entire newspaper collection, processed for OCR and indexed. Client integrated existing digital assets along with the newspapers by uploading to their ArchiveInABox® online archive, exported select PastPerfect™ records then uploaded with new client-created database indexes.

ArchiveInABox® allows even the smallest historical stakeholder to create a digital museum with features and benefits found in expensive publishing systems. You decide how to create your indexing scheme using Archives, Collections, Subgroups, Records, Items. Full OCR included and Records may contain multiple Items. Easily upload your PastPerfect™ records or use the built in uploader which handles large uploads with ease.

Features & Benefits of ArchiveInABox® online archive platform:

  • Powerful administrator tools
  • Flexible watermarking
  • Set up accounts for helpers to add indexing
  • Sell your own local ads and sponsorships
  • Associate with other stakeholders using Historical Connections
  • Communicate with public users
  • No licensed terminals -- use with any browser

Optional Features

  • Customize Interface
  • Use our API to create your own solution
  • Scanning of newspapers & periodicals, photos, slides, negatives, books, art, maps -- from tiny to huge
  • All scan jobs proofed online at no additional cost
  • Export your PastPerfect™ records to publish in your ArchiveInABox® using powerful reindexing and definable/reusable templates and tools

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Scan & Engineering Center: Shelton, WA

We have hundreds of highly satisfied customers, please contact us for referrals or more information. 

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