2 results for month: 04/2014


nextScan to be featured in a Spotlight Session at FOSE 2014

An Introduction to Virtual Microfilm The FOSE conference, May 13-15 held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington DC, addresses the most relevant technology and management trends for government and private sector partners.  This conference is FREE to all government attendees.   Educational sessions will focus on best practices, new technology and policy updates.  Roger Noel, Director of IT and Client Technical Support Service for nextScan will present on Tuesday, May 13th from 3:10pm to 3:40pm in Spotlight Session Theater #3 on the Exhibit Hall Floor.  His session description is below.   Description: A discussion and ...

What is Best Time to Scan My Microfilm?… Practical Answers to Microfilm and Microfiche Conversion Questions

In the past couple of years, I have received a number of phone calls and emails asking me when is the right time to scan my microfilm. The answer is “right now”! I know that sounds like an obvious response from a company that manufactures film scanners but in fact it is very sound advice. Microfilm was considered an excellent alternative to paper documents since not all paper is created equal and some deteriorates quicker than others. This conversion to microfilm really got going during World War II when the sheer volume of letters sent from families to soldiers and back was so heavy that there were not enough ships or planes to carry all these ...