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The Datamation Guide to Digitizing Your Microfilm

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Why Should You Digitize Your Microfilm?

While microforms (microfilm, microfiche, aperture cards) have been used for years to store and preserve important information, they are highly susceptible to damage from improper storage conditions. They also cannot be read without a microfilm reader, making your valuable information quite difficult to access.

Who has time to find a microfilm reader?

When you're doing research for your industry, finding a microfilm reader and then scrolling through thousands of images to find the right record is unnecessary and inconvenient. Digitizing your microfilm allows anyone with access to the records and to a computer to find the record you need.

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Breaking it Down

Read about the differences between microfilm, microfiche, and aperture cards, and how they are all converted to digital files in different ways.

Realize the Benefits

Read about all the benefits you'll receive when you convert your microfilm and microfiche.

The Datamation Process

Read about the easy four step process of how we digitize your microfilm and microfiche.

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