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Metadata Enrichment

Search functionalities that make it easier for audiences to discover the content they’re looking for.

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Ideal for:

  • Organising large archives and collections

  • Speeding up content searches

  • Categorising content

  • Making your web archive user-friendly

Search, discover and enjoy

Metadata enrichment is all about how searchable your materials are with the aim of quickly locating specific content. Users can search the various contents of your web archive at different metadata levels and in different ways. By using certain categories and tags, it becomes searchable by year, name, collection, volume, content type – the list goes on. Having this functionality is particularly useful for extensive collections and archives hosted online. No one knows your content better than you, so there is also the option via our online heritage platforms to carry out this process yourself if you feel comfortable doing so.

/ The Benefits

Search content quickly

We utilise cutting-edge technology to tag and categorise content, which allows for easy search access within large collections and archives

Organise complex content

Tagging and categorising content gives it a practical structure to organise the information.

Preserve key information

The metadata enrichment process includes extracting data from the materials, so access to important content is not lost.

/ How It Works

1 / Consult

Based on an honest and expert assessment of your needs, we prepare a customised plan with costs.

2 / Transfer

We'll arrange a convenient method of securely transferring your documents over to us. If you require your physical material digitising first, that's not a problem, you can use our range of heritage digitisation services prior to digital metadata enrichment.

3 / Output

Outputs into usable formats are flexible to meet your needs and meet rigorous metadata standards.

/ Why choose Us?

It’s a family affair

We’re proud to fly the flag for family-run businesses, and although our team has grown significantly over the last 60 years, we still bring a personal touch to everything we do.

Complete protection

To ensure your materials are safe in our care, we implement strict security measures and undergo regular disaster recovery assessments.

Specialist heritage facilities

The storage, preparation and digitisation of your heritage materials is carried out in our purpose-built single-level, temperature-controlled studio area measuring over 10,000 feet.

Respected and respectful

Our skilled, knowledgeable and experienced handlers and technicians are known for their meticulous handling of heritage materials – treating them with the respect they deserve at all times.

Gentle preservation

We use cutting-edge technology and advanced techniques to provide one of the UK’s most specialist digitisation services for your rare, precious and fragile heritage materials.

Services by us, for you

Our flexible services are fully tailored to ensure organisations meet their key objectives regardless of the type or quantity of materials.

/ Our Accreditations

/ Frequently asked questions

How do I get my materials to you?

We have two options. You can deliver your materials to our premises, or, we can arrange collection using our track, unmarked vans from your preferred location.

Do you provide bespoke solutions?

Yes. Our services are fully flexible and customisable to a range of heritage materials and requirements.

Which locations do you serve?

We operate nationwide working closely with businesses and organisations throughout the UK.