News & Press Releases

Future of Microfilm Machines

From Lambton County Archives: History from the Vault By Heather Lavallee, Archivists at Lambton County Archives December 10, 2013 We have recently acquired a new microfilm machine at the Archives called the ST ViewScan. This post will highlight some of the most interesting features of this new technology. Background Canon, the manufacturer of microfilm reader machines, has discontinued their micrographics line. This means that the traditional reader-printer machines are no longer available for purchase, and

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ICPL Debuts New Microfilm Reader

Iowa City Public Library patrons hoping to access news articles from years past have a new tool at their disposal. The Library recently acquired a ST ViewScan II microfilm reader. This new scanner not only allows users to read microfilm, but includes features that enhance the process. For instance, microfilm that is scratched can be made to look almost new on the scanner’s screen, thanks to auto adjust tools. “We do have some film that

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