8 Reasons to Digitize Microfilm Collections If your records department has records dating back to before the 1990s, and chances are you do, they are probably not digitized like those generated more recently. It’s not uncommon to retain archived microfilm or microfiche and rely on old school reader printers, but how exactly is this practice impacting your workflow and how can it be improved with budget restraints? Records management departments have ultimately accepted the inefficiencies surrounding microform retention because of the common misconception that digitizing is too costly. They have given up hope, succumbing to the impracticality of outdated readers, printers and expensive consumables and repairs; not to mention the loss of storage space and risks surrounding disaster recovery, lending itself to film deterioration over time or worse yet; loss due to unforeseen circumstances like floods, fires, or human error. Request Free Demo
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About the Kresge Engineering Library - UC Berkeley The services and collection of the Kresge Engineering Library support the research and teaching programs of the College of Engineering. We are located in 110 Bechtel Engineering Center. » campus map The Engineering Library collects electronic and print materials for research and study in the core subject areas of bioengineering, civil engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, environmental engineering, industrial engineering, materials science and engineering, mechanical engineering, offshore engineering, operations research, and nuclear engineering. Chemical engineering materials are collected by the Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Library. Records Management: Why Is It Important? - By Denny Hammack, President at Filesolve July 02, 2014 - 9:49 AM Current Rating:(0 ratings) Have you given any thought to your company's records management system? Records management refers to any type of logical system designed to organize and store records, while making it easy to access those records when needed. If you are not using a records management system for your business, you may be missing out on these four key benefits:
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