Despite COVID-19 and some new local lockdowns, the preservation of Cultural Heritage continues unabated. News from those in the industry, and in particular from the various continents on which Arkhênum is active is proof of this. Arkhênum recently carried out two digitisation projects at its Geneva premises for international organisations. A third project is planned … Continue reading “Heritage preservation does not stop during the health crisis!”
Arkhênum under the spotlight in an article published in the Europa Star publication. The concern expressed in the watchmaking industry can also be seen in other industries (luxury goods, fashion, cosmetics, …) Click here to access to the article
The first half of 2020 was turned upside down by the pandemic, which caused many events to be cancelled or to be held by videoconference. Unfortunately, the second half of 2020 does not look promising for resuming professional meetings and trade fairs. In light of this, Arkhênum proposes to stay in touch with you by … Continue reading “Make way for webinars to stay in touch with the industry!”
We just received a new collection from IPEV which needs to be digitized and exposed online through their digital library. Unusual packing of the documents which makes us travel to the North Pole! Discover more info here
Digitization of the League of the Nations Archives – More than 7.5 million pages have been digitized so far in only 2 years. The project is only halfway and will last 2 more years. In order to celebrate this milestone and the success of this project (in which Arkhênum collaborates), the United Nations Library & … Continue reading “Lontad project: 7.5 million pages digitized so far”
Digital libraries are not only about ancient Heritage collections. It’s a continuous process. A good example is ITU’s Digital Library whose aim is to communicate the ITU’s journals from 1869 on. The Digital Collections start from 1869 up to these days. So even if 2019 issues are quite recent, ITU is consolidating its Heritage collections … Continue reading “ITU’s Digital library integrates new issues for the year 2019”
UNOG renews its partnership with Arkhênum for the promotion of its Lontad project through the Limb Gallery Digital Library. The Lontad project aims at sharing the League of the Nations Archives with all public: Click here Thanks to UNOG for this renewal. Great news greatly appreciated in the COVID-19 context!
2020 saw the opening of new permanent offices in Switzerland and Germany. With these new openings, Arkhênum aims at providing to new markets and institutions its expertise in heritage preservation and promotion. Arkhênum already serves worldwide more than 900 public, non-governmental and private institutions. Permanent office in Switzerland: Chemin Grenet 25, Rez-de-Chaussée 1214 Vernier, Suisse … Continue reading “Arkhênum extends its operational platforms in Switzerland and Germany”
The OpenCulture website puts forward a 1692 document digitized and offered online for free consulting by Arkhênum for the Aix en Provence Public Library. Click here to read the article This 900 pages book is the work of a Dutch artist A. Boogert in 1692 and is named Traité des couleurs servant à la peinture à l’eau
Nice baby! 7 kg, 34cm high, 25 cm thickness… One of the new « babies » Arkhênum has to digitize for one of its clients in the Archive field. More pictures to be found here
The Grand Auch Cœur de Gascogne digital library is now live! You can explore maps, postcards, printed and manuscripts documents and even ancient press all in one place. Enjoy! Click here
Thanks to the program “Libraries of Orient” carried by the BnF in partnership with the ICP, the French Institute of Byzantine Studies gives free access to 174 maps dating from the 16th-20th centuries from its heritage fund. Discover the map “Plan von Constantinopel, mit der umliegenden Gegend and Canals vom Schwarzen Meer “= Plan of … Continue reading “The ICP digital library integrates a new collection of maps from the 16th – 20th centuries”
Tatiana Valovaya, the new General Director for the United Nations in Geneva, was recently appointed. On the 29th of October 2019, a global presentation of the Lontad project – dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the League of the Nations archives – was offered to the new General Director. The visit followed the entire … Continue reading “The new Director for the United Nations in Geneva visited the Arkhênum digitization workshop”
Arkhênum just acquired a new type of scanner for A1 format documents which will deliver higher productivity and optimum quality. Our operators will use this scanner especially for over-sized old press registers, atlas…
New scanners just got incorporated to the Arkhênum production workshops. The aim is to offer even more possibilities related to over size documents be they heritage documents or activity one. The first new type of scanner now available for your projects is dedicated to oversize activity documents (maps, posters, …) up to 1524mm width. Meet … Continue reading “Arkhênum sees big with its new scanners”
New Arkhênum 360° digitization project just performed for a famous cosmetic manufacturer. The objects originating from the historic collections of the brand are composed of beauty care products, lacquer bottles, slimming jelly, … New 360° projects in action: pop up books for children from the City of Paris Heritage public libraries.
In the course of its 4 years framework agreement with the Seine-Maritime Regional Archives (France), Arkhênum had installed recently a complete iconographic studio. After completion of the iconographic project, Arkhênum just installed a new digitization workshop dedicated this time to bound documents and registers. Our 2 scanning operator just started the project and will work … Continue reading “New Arkhênum in situ digitization workshop installed”
#IPRES2019, Arkhênum will welcome its first visitors on its stand during the Ipres Preservation Congress in Amsterdam. https://ipres2019.org/ 300-400 scientists, students, researchers, archivists, librarians and providers will discuss and exchange over the digital preservation. Full program of conferences and topics covered: https://ipres2019.org/call-for-contributions/themes-topics/
A new Arkhênum in situ digitization workshop just opened in Brussels (Belgium). Our operator will scan 639 note pads belonging to the botanist Paul Duvigneaud. 40 000 images will be generated in the CIVA offices and will include botanic collections, drawings, handwritten notes. More info about the in situ workshop: https://bit.ly/2lR23Ly Want to know more about … Continue reading “A new Arkhênum digitization workshop just got started in Brussels”
The latest EU report on Cultural Heritage is now available. Topics covered: Digitisation, accessibility and Digital preservation. Want to know more about it? Click here . This report reviews and assesses the overall actions and progress achieved in the European Union in implementing the Recommendation (2011/711/EU) which is one of the main EU policy instruments on digitisation, … Continue reading “European Commission report on Cultural Heritage: Digitisation, Online Accessibility and Digital Preservation”
The UN Library just announced the launch on its twitter of its digital Library dedicated to the League of the Nations archives. Arkhênum was thrilled to implement it. Our team keeps on scanning the archives on site. 10 million pages still to digitize! In order to know more about the project and browse through the … Continue reading “The archives of the League of the Nations just one click away”
Arkhênum will participate to the next IPRES International Conference dedicated to the Digital Preservation. The event will be held in Amsterdam from the 16th of September until the 20th. Arkhênum will be happy to welcome its visitors on its stand. More info later. In order to know more about this event, click here .
An international community of technical experts, managers, practitioners, and academics from cultural heritage institutions, universities, and commercial enterprises will explore and discuss the digitization, preservation and access of 2D, 3D, and AV materials. Arkhênum, as an expert in this field, will be exhibiting and meeting with the institutions from all around the world on the … Continue reading “Arkhênum will be exhibiting during the next Archiving Conference in Lisbon”
The adventure started 20 years ago and was initiated by 2 Heritage fans. The spirit is still alive today! When looking back at these 20 years, we can see the huge work which has been performed in the preservation and promotion of Patrimonial Collections. If we have reached this position (more than 60 employees, an … Continue reading “Arkhênum celebrates its 20th anniversary. Thank you!”
Arkhênum will be exhibiting during the next World Library and Information Congress (#iflawlic) in Athens, Greece. Meet us on our stand (number to be confirmed) from Monday the 26th of August until Thursday the 29th of August, 2019 or during our Conference. More info under this link: https://2019.ifla.org/ #Digitization #CulturalHeritage
Arkhênum digitizes paintings be they old paintings or contemporary ones. Example last week in one of our workshops: we digitized the original in high quality which is later sold. The artist then sales real size printed copies online #digitization #CulturalHeritage
Arkhênum offers 360° digitization services in its workshops or can perform the projects in its clients’ offices. Example of a project performed in the Headquarters of the Maison Rémy Martin, Cognac Fine Champagne producer. The result will be integrated in their digital library developed by Arkhênum. In order to know more about the global project … Continue reading “In Situ 360° Digitization Services made available by Arkhênum”
The Heritage/History of private entities and brands in general is seen since a couple of years as a guarantee of quality. It even becomes a sales argument and a differentiation means in terms of communication. Each entity (private company, nonprofit, …) has a special relation with its Heritage due to its History but also its … Continue reading “Arkhênum conference dedicated to the promotion of the Heritage of private entities”
Extensive article about the State of Digital Preservation in 2018 based on the interview of curators in Canada, Germany, New Zealand and the UK. Click here to read the study .
#ICAYaounde2018 Congress, registrations are opened for the One to one sessions with the #Arkhênum expert in the digitization and promotion of patrimonial collections. Click here https://fr.surveymonkey.com/r/DHXNYXS to schedule a meeting. The ICA Yaoundé 2018 Conference will have the theme “Archives: Governance, Memory and Heritage”. We look forward to seeing you on Monday 26, Tuesday 27 … Continue reading “Arkhênum One to One meeting sessions for the ICA Yaoundé 2018 now open!”
Arkhênum is happy to participate in the Digitization tender organized by the Scottish patrimonial institutions. 5 days to go before tendering and providing tests on sample documents: inventory sheets, 35mm slides, negatives, bounded documents and drawings.
The 2018 BIS Exhibition dedicated to Public Libraries in Switzerland and elsewhere just started. The Arkhênum team is available to welcome you on its stand 13 until Friday the 31st of August. The location (Montreux) is just amazing.
The 2018 Yaoundé ICA Conference will have the theme “Archives: Governance, Memory and Heritage”. Arkhênum and its sister company AGS Records Management will be present during the 3 days from the 26th until the 28th of November. We are at your disposal to present you our global offer: Auditing, archiving, patrimonial and document activity digitization. … Continue reading “Arkhênum will be present during the ICA Conference in Yaoundé”