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for: ‘November, 2008’

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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New month, new project! We’re getting into production with National Museum of American History National Numismatic Collection - 25,000 coins in their Lilly and Straub collections, as well as 13 of their Russian accessions. Check out some steps in handling and movement in our Physical Workflow (safely efficiently moving collections items from storage to set and back again)! 📸💰 #digitizing #digitization ... See MoreSee Less

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