By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent The Royalton Museum now offers a microfilm reader and 58 rolls of microfilm of the former city newspaper, The Royalton Banner. Pictured looking over a page of the paper are (from left): Mayor Andrea Lauer with Museum Board Members Carol Chisholm, Ed Zimny and Joyce Mester. Not pictured: Museum Director Barb Gangl. A brand new microfilm reader and rolls of Royalton’s newspaper, The Royalton Banner, are waiting to be broken in
ALA Annual Conference 2014 LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ST Imaging (ST) (www.stimaging.com), a leading provider of digital microfilm and book scanning technology solutions, is proud to announce the release of the third generation of the ST ViewScan Microfilm Solution at the 2014 ALA Annual Meeting. The ST ViewScan III microfilm scanner with an all-new 14 megapixel USB 3.0 camera is the most advanced microfilm scanning solution available today. “This new high resolution camera will allow users to see
by Brandi Scardili for Information Today, Inc. Difficult as it may be to believe in this digital world, the microfilm business is still going strong. ProQuest, which has the largest commercially available microform collection in the world, adds millions of microfilm images each year. The New York Public Library and other institutions continue to house microfilm for their patrons. And companies such as ST Imaging create new products that make microfilm viewing a simple, easy-to-use process for researchers. Read
For over 100 years genealogists have relied on vital micrographic records to aid them in their research. While many resources are available digitally, millions of images remain only on microfilm. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records on microfilm worldwide. It now provides a way to freely search millions of records, create a family tree, and preserve and share your family story. Today this
DTI is excited to announce our new partnership with ST Imaging, a leading worldwide manufacturer and distributor of microfilm scanners and other micrographic collection scanning solutions. ST Imaging is a logical microfilm and microfiche scanner solution replacement for old Canon, Minolta, and other microform manufacturers. “We look forward to partnering with ST Imaging to deliver a new age of micrographic imaging technology to our clients that range from various industries including; libraries, government, education, and healthcare to name a few,” says DTI
By Elizabeth Barrett, Gothenburg Times – After struggling with an obsolete microfilm machine that no longer had parts available, Gothenburg Public Library employees got a new one. “It’s a wonderful addition to the library, especially for history buffs,” said library director Mary Koch. The Gothenburg Library Foundation bought the equipment upon which archived newspapers can be read. Koch said the reader has many exciting features. “You can adjust brightness and contrast better than with the
By Judy Kramer, Benton County Enterprise – Staff at Boonslick Regional Library in Warsaw received training on a new ViewScan II Microfilm Reader last week that is the most technically advanced system on the market today. Its software has amazing capabilities, is easy to use and complies with the American Disabilities Act. Poor quality film can easily be digitally enhanced live on the large 27inch PC monitor before a scan or print can be made.