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Our BMI Imaging Systems Blog, Microfilm articles are designed to provide you with useful information for project planning. Microfilm is a nuanced way to store content, and we’ve been working with microfilm since 1958. We know microfilm, and want you to know it just as well.

Large-Scale Microfilm Scanning Projects: What To Look For & How To Begin

Do you have a large collection of microfilm, microfiche, or aperture cards? It can be overwhelming wondering how to start a digitization project, so check here to learn what to look out for and how to begin.

2020-03-25T09:22:18-07:00March 25th, 2020|Microfilm|

Other Uses For Digital ReeL: Augmenting Your Current Records Management System

Do you already have an electronic records management system in place at your company? If you do, Digital ReeL might not make sense as a primary application. But you can still get the full benefit of Digital ReeL by using it as a virtual archive for specific types of material (such as microfilm), a backup disaster recovery dataset, and as a QA tool.

2020-03-03T09:02:29-07:00March 3rd, 2020|Document Management, Microfilm, Security|

How To Choose The Right Microfilm Scanning Partner

When you want to scan your microfilm, you’re comparing two options: scanning the film yourself or working with a scanning company. In our post are some items to help you figure out how to choose the right microfilm scanning partner, should you decide to go in this direction!

2020-02-21T12:03:41-07:00January 2nd, 2020|Microfilm|

CJIS Digital Scanning

Does your agency handle, access, and process criminal justice information? Do you know what’s required of you to properly handle CJI? Learn what CJIS and CJI means, understand what you should be doing to properly handle criminal justice information, and find partners to help you scan your records into a digital format.

2019-12-09T13:10:35-07:00December 4th, 2019|Document Management, Microfilm, Security|

ScanPro Microfilm Scanner vs. Digital ReeL

Are you trying to find a way to scan your microfilm and microfiche records? With many options out there it's hard to know which to pick, so here's our comparison between the ScanPro Microfilm Scanner desktop unit and our own Digital ReeL hosted solution. Which one is right for you?!

2019-10-25T14:24:52-07:00October 24th, 2019|Document Management, Microfilm|

Going Outbound! Why We’re Proactive About Microfilm Scanning Projects

Most people dread outbound prospecting, but at BMI we embrace it! In our article we describe the various ways we reach out to organizations that we believe could benefit from digital scanning. If you happen to read our post before we've contacted you, you beat us to it! And if you want to get in touch with us first, we're OK with that...

2019-09-24T07:52:09-07:00September 24th, 2019|Document Management, Microfilm|

Digitally Preserving Historical Land Records

Are you a clerk-recorder or assessor wondering how you can digitally preserve your historic land records and other official documents? In this article we'll describe some solutions you may want to check out, as well as a few benefits and obstacles to look out for.

2020-02-21T11:58:27-07:00September 17th, 2019|Document Management, Microfilm|