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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.

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.

2020-02-21T12:03:26-08:00August 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?

2019-07-23T13:50:06-07:00July 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.

2020-02-21T12:04:00-08:00June 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.

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

Creating A Conversion Process Flow … For You!

Your project is unique, and that's why you deserve a custom-built digital conversion process flow to make your project a success. Check out our article to see what goes into a custom process flow and why it's important to your project.

2020-02-21T11:56:55-08:00January 4th, 2019|Document Management, Microfilm|

What You Should Expect During Your Digital Conversion Project

Digital conversion projects can be tricky, and we have some thoughts that we, as a document and information management company, believe you should see and understand as you choose your partner in conversion. We’ve broken them out into what you should and should not expect during your digital conversion project. Enjoy!

2019-08-01T14:17:00-07:00December 10th, 2018|Document Management, Microfilm|

5 Ways To Ensure A Successful Microfilm Scanning Project

You can have your microfilm archive in front of you and know that you want to scan it to digital, but what else should you be thinking about? In this article, we’ll give you some ideas that we believe will make your project successful. You can ask ten companies the same question and get ten different answers, and that’s fine. But here are five ideas we want you to know about that’ll guide your decision-making process and enable you to execute a successful microfilm scanning project. Onward!

2020-03-05T07:57:15-08:00September 12th, 2018|Microfilm|