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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