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Eastman Park Micrographics (EPM) and Agfa-Gevaert
Affirm Commitment to Micrographics Market ...
Under this extended agreement, EPM and Agfa will continue to collaborate
on the ongoing portfolio development and specifications for microfilm
products, and Agfa will exclusively manufacture and supply IMAGELINK-branded
products for EPM to distribute to its worldwide network of
Amesbury library offers digital trip through time
The Daily News of Newburyport
Part of the library's long-range preservation plan, the newspaper
archive is still growing, according to Petersen, who said an additional
50 reels of microfilm will soon be uploaded. That will bring the
digital archive into the early 21st century. "We expect it to be done by
the end of April," Petersen said.
Digitizing Cape County records 'a big job,'
The microfilm would be stored at the state archives in Jefferson
City, Blattner said, and the recorder's office would have access to it.
Blattner said he requested the state provide about $24,000 in funds to
digitize the index books, and about $12,000 from the county for a total
of nearly $37,000. He won't ...
Salamanca Press archives digitized through library
Nearly every edition of the Press, established in 1867 as the
Cattaraugus Republican, is now digitized and searchable online after the
Salamanca Public Library decided to bring the archives to the internet.
“Every single roll of microfilm we have that goes back to the
late 1880s with The Salamanca Press ...
Darke County Clerk of Courts Office contains
historical paper treasures
The Daily Advocate
Lest one think everything prior to 1996 is paper only, they would be
incorrect, with documents retained by the office on microfilm or
fiche. Pike says microfilm is the only medium accepted by the
State Historical Society. “The only thing they consider a permanent
record for archival purposes is microfilm,” ...
Local history is just a click away
Wayne County Outlook
until they could be transferred to microfilm. This change became
wide-. spread during the mid-century. If you aren't sure what
microfilm is,. imagine photograph negatives but on a roll of film.
... images. Library visitors would access the microfilm using a
microfilm. reader which projected and magnified the ...
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This Week in History: Pressing Matters
Bruno Lindner, the Royal BC Museum digital conversion technician,
explains that "originally these letterpress books were done on
microfilm." "We adopted the things that we learned on microfilm
to this brand new technology," Lindner adds. The table that the
Letterpress books are scanned on is split, ...
County enters contract to preserve court records
Mahoning County commissioners approved a contract Thursday with an
Austintown company to convert county area court records to microfilm.
The $440,900 contract with Lake Business Products amounts to about $0.04
for each of the 10 million documents that require scanning. Scott
Grossen, office ...
Advocate, Dayton News archive project nearing
In 2014, Cohn helped the library secure a $12,098 grant from the Tocker
Foundation to fund the project. In February 2015, Cohn and Advocate
staff delivered microfilm and print editions to the University of
North Texas in Denton, where the digitization was performed under the
direction of Ana Khahmer, ...
Buried in the Basement: Love Library holds history
in thousands of film rolls
Barnes said she used microfilm documents to discover information
about her ancestors she couldn't find anywhere else. “I looked through
account books of the American Fur Company and found that some of my
family worked there,” Barnes said. “I learned that several of my
ancestors lived in Indian ...
SLO County Court fees give injustice free reign
Cal Coast News
But local judges didn't stop at saving bushel bags of money on real
estate, micro-filming and clerical time digitizing files. On Jan.
1, 2017, the San Luis Obispo's judges built a more direct barrier to
people having the help of lawyers to access the courts. A new
requirement that pleadings and exhibits be ...
2018-2025 Document Imaging Equipments Report on
Global and United States Market: Key ...
Carelton Free Press
2018-2025 Document Imaging Equipments Report on Global and United States
(Thousands Units) and Revenue (Million USD) Market Split by Product Type
such as Scanning Equipments, Printing Equipments, Microfilm
Readers . Further the research study is segmented by Application such as
,, with ...
How did Austin come up with half streets?
Austin American-Statesman (blog)
“Can't say when it changed, but you could probably find that out
searching through the plat maps on microfilm,” he says. “I'm
guessing if you checked other streets, you would find similar.” The days
of going blind while stretching out microfilm are behind us.
Social media, on the other hand, brought a ...
Searching and researching has never been easier!
We have a new microfilm reader/printer that is AMAZING! The ST
ViewScan III microfilm reader/printer is a new high resolution
tool for researchers that can do so much more than the typical
microfilm reader/printer. Users can quickly scan the newspaper's
masthead, headlines, and folio (page's number, ...
Document Imaging Equipments Market Industry Size,
Share, Analysis, Trend and Forecast 2018
satPRnews (press release)
“Document imaging is an information technology category for systems
capable of replicating documents commonly used in business. … Document
Imaging means the conversion of paper files (of any size or description)
or microfilm / fiche to digital images.” The provincial analysis
of the Document ...
Crowley Company and Scannx Announce Software
Development and Distribution Agreements
PR Web (press release)
Christopher Crowley, president and co-owner of The Crowley Company, a
world leader in the manufacturing and distribution of book, microfilm,
photographic and document scanners, announces today that the company has
completed two agreements with Scannx, a leading developer of
How Tom Tryniski digitized nearly 50 million pages
of newspapers in his living room
Columbia Journalism Review
Every day, he sits in front of his surveillance-style monitors,
shoulders hunched forward, face burrowed into the blue glow of the
screen, scanning newspapers from microfilm into his massive
online repository, Fultonhistory.com. Ten computers stacked on a black
cart behind him hum and click, and just ...
Crowley to Show Digitization Solutions, Host
Author Panel at ALA Midwinter 2018
SYS-CON Media (press release)
The Crowley Company will showcase digital scanners, microfilm
hosting and digitization solutions at the 2018 American Library
Association Midwinter Conference in Booth 1921. Crowley will also host
the How the West Was Writ PopTop stage panel featuring awa ...
Library receives $10000 grant for new microfilm
The Montevideo Public Library recently received a $10,000 grant from the
Minnesota Historical Society to replace its aging microfilm
reader. Head librarian Larissa Christensen said, “This is actually the
second $10,000 grant we've received for the library. The first grant was
used to replace all the ...
Commerce Library completes major digitization
Commerce Public Library Director Nan Clay said that 194 reels of
microfilm were sent for the process. She says that this process
makes it much more easy to access information. “The microfilm
reader we have is very old, and there is no way to print,” Clay said.
“This is so much more convenient.”.
Humboldt Beacon newspaper archive soon available
at Depot Museum in Fortuna
Eureka Times Standard
At its Sunnyvale facility, BMI Imaging Systems scanned the microfilm
archive to a Digital Reel software program. “One of the aspects of this
about which we are most excited is the fact that the archive in this
format will be searchable,” Service said. “So people doing
genealogical/historical research at the ...
Barton goes digital
El Dorado News-Times
reader: Service Manager Patrick Rambin, seated, of CF Biggs Company of
Shreveport, La. shows Barton Public Library Director of Genealogy
Whitney Curry, right, and Cataloger Susan Baxley how to operate a
ScanPro 3000 digital microfilm reader/scanner. A $13,045 grant
from The Roy and ...
Faculty Lecture Series Presents: Dr. Bridget Conn
Dr. Bridget Conn, a professor of photography on campus, gave a lecture
with insight into the history of Wet Plate Collodion and Kodachrome
and the potential for their appeal as an avenue for photo capture going
forward. It is understandable if you are unfamiliar with Dr. Conn, since
she just recently ...
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5 Advantages to Using Microfilm
The Future of Things (press release) (blog)
is a term that refers to several different methods of keeping records.
Typically, newspapers and photos are converted to microfilm
because the original copy is becoming worn out and is rapidly
deteriorating. By transferring the information into a small-scale copy,
the content is preserved.
Changing of the guard: County microfilm
department going digital
Daily American Online
The county should save about $30,000 a year on microfilm writing
and even more if shipping, long-term storage fees and the hours needed
to inspect, label and create indexing sheets for state archiving are
taken into consideration, said Jeff Kimmel, director of the county's
Over $300000 in History Grants Go Minnesota
FOX 21 Online
DULUTH, Minn. – The Minnesota Historical Society announces 36 recipients
of Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Small Grants (up to
$10,000 each), totaling $324,149 in 22 counties. A handful of the
endowments landed right here in the Northland. Two of those recipients
are in Duluth.
Library unveils new microfilm scanners
Cleveland Daily Banner
LIBRARY BOARD members stand in front of one of the History Branch's
brand new microfilm scanners. From left are Andy Hunt, library
director; John Hagler, board chairman; John Coats, Lee University
history professor and new board member; and Kelvin Bishop, CPA financial
advisor and new board ...
Crowley Company Scanners and Services Receive 2018
Modern Library Awards
Imaging services (also known as digitization or conversion services) are
used when a library has collections to be digitized or written to
microfilm and may not ... Library collections scanned by Crowley
Imaging include Presidential papers, bound, loose or microfilmed
newspapers, yearbook collections, ...
New digs for the City Records Center
urbanmilwaukee (press release)
However, staff will have access to microfilmed building plans
should customers request services connected to those records. Plans
requested on Friday may be viewed in the records center, but staff will
be unable to make digital or physical copies until connectivity is
restored. “The new space features ...
ST Imaging Receives Platinum Award from
LibraryWorks' Fourth Annual Modern Library Awards
Business Wire (press release)
NORTHBROOK, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ST Imaging, a worldwide leader in the
design and manufacturing of digital microfilm viewer/scanners
announces their fourth consecutive Platinum award from LibraryWorks'
fourth annual Modern Library Awards (MLAs). The ST ViewScan is the only
Scanners and Services Receive 2018 Modern Library Awards
- PR Web (press release)
Salem News pages from past now readily available
“We've worked to scan our microfilm collection of the Salem News
to make it available online,” Salem Public Library Director Brad
Stephens said. The project started more than two years ago and actually
launched live in December, with library personnel introducing patrons to
the new resource in a soft ...
Perspective: Tracing the county's history through
Jefferson City News Tribune
They actually put all our records on microfilm for us. The
original minutes of the Cole County Court start in April 1821 with Cole
County Judges James Stark, John Inglish and Reuben Smith. Unfortunately,
the courthouse fire in 1918 damaged our books so only the top third of
the pages are readable.
Library is refuge for some in cold weather
Durant Daily Democrat
Robbee Tonubbee, Director of the Donald W. Reynolds Library looks
through archived microfilm boxes as she prepares a batch of film
to be sent off for ... Angie Mullen with library administration, boxes
current issues of the Durant Democrat for sending to the company in
Cedar Rapids that microfilms the ...
Accessing the past in print: Bossard to offer
digital newspapers online
Gallipolis Daily Tribune
The library now has every newspaper printed in Gallipolis, including the
Daily Times, Sunday Times-Sentinel, The Gallipolis Daily Tribune, and
others, since 1895 on microfilm, which has always been available
to the public. However, patrons had to come into the library and know a
date to be able to ...
Library repairing damage
He said that access to the Pennsylvania History Room and the
microfilm area are still open on request for anyone who asks. “It's
by request. If someone requests to see the microfilm, they can
come in and view it for now. There is heat in that room. We have the
heat back up, we just don't have the two ...
Town Talk: Library offers books and more
Family history resources – The library has a subscription to Ancestry
Library Edition database, as well as local newspapers on microfilm.
Reference staff is available to help you obtain microfilm from
other libraries and historical societies. Free tax preparation – For the
third year, the library will host United ...
Community Fund helps library replace microfilm
The Henry M. Seymour Public Library has received a new digital
microfilm machine that will allow researchers to explore countless
documents and newspaper records through a computer. ---. The content
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Planning & Building Microfiche Conversion
Solution, Digital ReeL, Successfully Implemented at ...
The Daily Telescope
BMI Imaging Systems, a leading provider of document management and
microfiche/microfilm conversion solutions, is pleased to announce
that the Salinas Permit Services Division (California) has successfully
implemented the Digital ReeL microfiche conversion solution. Kristy
Parker, Permit Center ...
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