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Imaging & Archiving News is a monthly round up of the most interesting and informative articles we have come across in the last month plus a few of our own of course...
Imaging & Archiving News – February 2016
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Imaging & Archiving News is a monthly round up of the most interesting and informative articles we have come across in the last month plus a few of our own of course...
500 years of historic East End archives at Tower Hamlets Library go online

Historic archives of London’s East End tracing back 500 years have now gone online for the 21st century enthusiast or student of history.

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Why is the UK still printing its laws on vellum?

After a reprieve, the UK is to continue printing and storing its laws on vellum, made from calf or goat-skin. But shouldn't these traditions give way to digital storage, asks Chris Stokel-Walker.

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The National Archives: A Pioneer in Microfilm Online Exhibit

Since 1936, the National Archives has microfilmed documents in order to preserve frequently used originals and to allow researchers to study materials without making a potentially long and expensive trip to Washington, DC.

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Reasons why Maintenance Contracts are a Good Investment

Purchasing a Maintenance Contract for hardware, such as a book scanner can seem like just an added cost. While there are no guarantees these contracts can be life savers.

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Photos from the Bank of England's vaults

Capturing the City - at the Bank of England Museum - takes a dip into the 40,000 photographs amassed by the bank since the 1840s.

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A Revolution In Large Format Scanning

New scanning technology with the capability of digitising structured surfaces such as wood, rubber, plastic, fabrics, carpet and many more types of material.

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What is Buddhist Microfilm Anyway?

At the Prayer Wheel Shop, we get questions from people all over the world about Buddhist microfilm, what it is, and how it works.

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Genus are pleased to announce a special offer price on the latest Wicks and Wilson Uscan+ digital microfilm scanner to all of our UK clients

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How Digital Storage Is Changing the Way We Preserve History

Ancient hieroglyphics and scrolls have survived centuries, but digital storage is fragile, the files easily swept away or locked up in encryption.

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Exploring the nature of archives

Ancient hieroglyphics and scrolls have survived centuries, but digital storage is fragile, the files easily swept away or locked up in encryption.

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Dead Sea Scrolls to Be Digitized in New German-Funded Israeli Project

Israeli scientists and scholars are set to embark on a new collaborative research partnership to create a dynamic virtual work environment for the study of one of the most important discoveries of the 20th century — the Dead Sea Scrolls.

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Do you have large colections of microfiche or microfilm jackets that require converting to a digital format?

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