Numen offers to preserve, distribute and enhance every type of documentary heritage, whatever its format and content.
Deputy Managing Director Numen Digital
Digitisation of our assets is a job for experts.
Every year we select the best scanners on the market, our operators undergo very strict training for handling the works and our documentalists create suitable metadata to facilitate access.
The Pompidou Centre is an institution devoted to modern and contemporary creativity which since 1977 has run many innovative schemes, working to promote artistic collections as diverse as the visual arts, live performance and literature.
Numen was selected by the Pompidou Centre for the job of validating and/or improving the indexing of material in the collections, namely the audiovisual collection, the works in the museum's collection, and the archive holdings. During this process,the production chain planned production phases for information on a physical resource and the revision of information during updating of the resources.
Editions Francis Lefebvre - Editions Législatives
Editions Francis Lefebvre (EFL) and Editions Législatives (EL) are the most prestigious legal publishers in France. For more than 30 years, these publishers have entrusted Numen with the production of paper-bound works and works for updating with loose leaves.
Proquest is an American publisher, a leader for 70 years in the publication and dissemination of cultural content for institutions, researchers and universities, which positions itself as a "disseminator of knowledge".
In fact, through its web portals, this player makes available numerous and often exclusive documentary and bibliographic resources to its members. As part of the "Early European Books Online" project, with the aim of digitising works printed before 1700 from the largest European libraries, the American publisher Proquest chose Numen, to manage onsite digitisation and production operations.
The service consisted of setting up, shaping, digitising, producing and indexing 6 million pages per year in different locations.
Numen & Bespoke Archive Digitisation Ltd
Numen Europe and its partner Bespoke Archive Digitisation Ltd have been selected by the Wellcome Library in London to carry out the digitization of the archives of the Royal Army Medical Corp.
These unique archives consist of documents of various types and formats: bound, unbound, tissues, seals, photographs, newspaper articles.
The project, started in July 2016, with 200,000 images to be digitized in 6 months.
A team of 3 photographers - specialised in the handling of valuable documents - is based in the Wellcome Library premises and the workshop is made up of specific photographic equipment for this type of archives.
Satisfied with our services, the client has already entrusted us with 90,000 additional pages whose digitization will be finalised soon.
Cultural heritage dematerialisation
An offer taking advantage of the latest technological advances and allowing to digitalise all types of goods through several procedures of acquisition: incunabula, old books, newspapers, photographs, maps and plans, parchments, objects in volume (3D digitalisation).
The objective is to sustainably preserve your photographical heritage by responding to the double challenge:
- Allowing the preservation, in digital format, of information carried by silver materials that degrade over time
- Enhancing image collections by diffusing them through digital image libraries, as part of communication operations, intern reuse or sales operations