Fully Searchable, Archives, Content Repositories and Online Resources

Fully Searchable Archives

Do you have valuable content that you own in hard copy or other format you would like to digitise and make fully searchable?

SomCom have been providing individualised fully searchable archives, content repositories and online resources for associations and societies for 10 years.


  • Add value to your membership proposition
  • Make your content searchable and more accessible
  • Custom e-commerce and paywalls support your preferred access/business model
  • Full control to allows you to update the website (CMS) and upload new content
  • No licence fees and ownership of the solution
  • Open and scalable platform to allow the system to be further enhanced over time

Our in-house data manipulation skills and open technology allow us to create affordable content search and retrieval systems, which are designed to make your information more accessible and discoverable online.


We can work with any type of content or data including:

  • documents
  • journals
  • books
  • magazines
  • proceedings
  • abstract books
  • standards
  • directories
  • documents

Whatever format you have we have the capability to create a solution to make the most of your content and bring it to life.

We take time to consult with you to understand your requirements and this allows us to determine the best and most economic solution for you.


  • Scanning
  • Indexing and structuring of the resulting data and Meta data to create indexes for search and discovery purposes, author, type of article, volume, issue, synopsis/abstract etc.
  • Sort, structure and manipulate data to create indexes
  • Database schema creation
  • Search Engine optimisation, e.g. content visible via Google and Google Scholar
  • PDF or HTML display
  • Digital rights management, watermarking, date stamping etc
  • Membership authentication and e-commerce/paywall services
  • Hosting and support services

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Case Study

SomCom were given the task of creating a distinctive new brand for 2012 which can be applied to a wide range of collateral material including print, exhibition and online items.

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Our Process

Our Process

SomCom follow a structured process to ensure that all of our projects are delivered to our clients specifications and schedules.

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