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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.

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?!

2019-10-25T14:24:52-08:00October 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...

2019-09-24T07:52:09-08:00September 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.

2019-09-19T07:32:16-08:00September 17th, 2019|Document Management, Microfilm|

How Much Microfilm And Microfiche Do I Have?

Are you thinking about doing a microfilm or microfiche scanning project, but don't know how much material you have? This article describes some simple ways to get a count of your microfilm, microfiche, and aperture card collections so that you know the size of your project.

2019-09-03T09:40:02-08:00August 12th, 2019|Document Management, Microfilm|

Microfilm Transportation: 3 Ways To Safely Send Your Microfilm And Microfiche Records

In this article we describe three of the ways we securely transport our client's microfilm: Shipping / Mail, Ground Transportation, and an Air / Ground Combo. Which one will you choose?

2019-07-23T13:50:06-08:00July 15th, 2019|Microfilm, Security|

Microfilm Deterioration: How To Identify It And How To Preserve Your Content

If you find yourself wondering how your microfilm's holding up, take a few minutes to educate yourself about microfilm degradation and identify three common signs that you may have an issue.

2019-08-12T10:53:11-08:00June 17th, 2019|Microfilm|

Low-Cost Microfilm Scanning: What You Should Know

Thinking about scanning your microfilm? Worried about spending too much? There are many low-cost options available, but are they right for you? Before getting in touch with a scanning company (even us), take a quick break and read our article to see if price is really your pain point.

2019-07-23T13:36:31-08:00May 24th, 2019|Microfilm|