Digitisation Services

Bringing your heritage collections to life.

Protecting your treasured materials is our priority

Through the careful digital preservation of documents, books, artefacts, films and images rooted in history, our innovative, specialised technology plays a vital role in ensuring they are protected and accessed for years to come. No matter how complex and intricate the brief, our specialist team of digital technicians and expert handlers have the technical know-how to digitise the most fragile of documents to create accessible digital formats.

Ideal for:

  • Preserving the past
  • Precious and fragile materials
  • Improving access to materials
  • Reducing public handling
  • Heritage archiving

/ The Benefits

Future-proof historical records

Preserve items of historical significance for generations to come by creating long-standing digital records of the original materials.

Create a digital archive

Place digitised materials on a cloud-based storage system to create a secure archive for long-term protection.

Make materials of interest accessible

Switch physical access for digital access to allow materials of interest to be accessed safely while removing any risk of damage to the original item.

Hello, we’re Microform

As a family-run business based in the heart of Yorkshire, our customer-focused ethos is at the heart of everything we do here at Microform. This is why we dedicate the time to understand our customers’ challenges and propose effective solutions to help businesses succeed. Now in our sixth decade, we pride ourselves on the long-lasting and trusting partnerships we’ve established over the years with customers who value our professionalism, passion and honesty.

About Us
Professional Document Scanning

/ How It Works

1 / Consult

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

2 / Collect

Your materials are collected from your preferred location within the UK and are safely transported to our secure facilities using a tracked, unmarked van.

3 / Prepare and digitise

Upon arrival, your materials are carefully checked, logged and prepared for the digitisation process by our team of skilled handlers.

4 / Deliver

Your digital images are sent to you in your preferred choice of format along with the safe return of the original materials.

/ 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. You can read more about our processes, standards and accreditations here. [TBA]

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