Yearly Archive
for: ‘2008’

‘Tis the Season . . . for Archival Conversions

What’s going on at Creekside Digital? Well, it’s unseasonably cold here in Maryland today. It was 12 degrees this morning and it’s up to a balmy 21 now. It’s windy too, and the wind chill has given rise to a Severe Weather alert for our area. Recently, we’ve been working on a pair of 35mm …

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What Kind of Microfilm do I Have?

We get a lot of questions from folks who have documents on microform but are not sure exactly what they have. Hopefully this post will clarify things a bit. Creekside Digital can scan all of the following major types of microform: Rollfilm. As its name implies, rollfilm is a roll or spool of film containing …

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To OCR or Not to OCR . . . ?

Optical Character Recognition, or OCR for short, is a type of software designed to extract text from images (for example, digitized images of your rollfilm) and output it to a file such as a PDF or text file. Creekside Digital often runs OCR on digitized rollfilm and creates searchable PDF files. But will it work …

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Flat-Rate Pricing – Why it Matters

Creekside Digital does things differently than most of the other microfilm digitization vendors out there: all of the rollfilm projects we quote are bid using flat per-roll pricing. There are a few reasons we do this, which we’ll get into shortly, but the bottom line is that what’s good for our customers is good for …

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3 weeks ago

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Smithsonian Mass Digitization
Pssst! Have you noticed approximately 10,000 coins from our project with the National Numismatic Collection, National Museum of American History are already online? The entirety of the Josiah K. Lilly Jr. and Paul A. Straub collections have been digitized and are making their way online as we continue to digitize an additional 13,000 coins and medals from the Grand Duke Georgii Mikhailovich Collection. πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ’°#digitization #mondaymotivation
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1 month ago

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Creekside Digital is excited to announce the arrival of our new #FADGI-compliant CRUSE Synchron Table 4.0 scanner -- currently one of only a few like it in the United States. We're also bringing back our art scanning services and offering them to the public at large -- now for items up to 4' x 6' in one shot with no stitching! creeksidedigital.com/services/fine-art-scanning/ ... See MoreSee Less

Creekside Digital is excited to announce the arrival of our new #FADGI-compliant CRUSE Synchron Table 4.0 scanner -- currently one of only a few like it in the United States.  Were also bringing back our art scanning services and offering them to the public at large -- now for items up to 4 x 6 in one shot with no stitching!  http://creeksidedigital.com/services/fine-art-scanning/

2 months ago

Creekside Digital

Seasons Greetings! We’ve just completed capture of 41,238 transmissive items (35mm slides and 120mm film) from collections at Smithsonian Gardens Archives of American Gardens, including the Garden Club of America and Ken Druse Garden Photograph collections, as well as others. Happy Holidays! πŸŽ„πŸŒΊπŸ“ΈπŸŽ (image: DRU079192, Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Ken Druse garden photography collection). ... See MoreSee Less

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