Posts Tagged ‘Quantum’

Crowley Imaging and Quantum Processing: The Hybrid Approach

If you have a collection of microfilm or microfiche which needs to be digitized, then you’re probably familiar with the standard options: purchase a scanner and perform the digitization in-house or outsource the project by sending the film or fiche to a conversion service bureau, like Crowley Imaging. What many don’t know is that there is a third option, available exclusively through The Crowley Company, which we call the hybrid approach. What is the Hybrid Approach? The hybrid approach consists of two…

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Digitizing Presidential Collections for UVA Miller Center

The University of Virginia (UVA) Miller Center was recently awarded a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to digitize Presidential collections and make them available to the public online. Part of this grant provides the necessary funding to develop a website called Connecting Presidential Collections (CPC).[1] The CPC site is intended to become a central searchable repository for digitized Presidential collections. Already, the site hosts digitized images from over 80 collections. In addition to developing this site, the…

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Quantum Happiness

Last week we received the kind of email every business wants to receive: a glowing review, a good tip and an idea for further engagement – the trifecta of customer response. A State Archivist wrote: “After framing the first fiche…in QuantumProcess, I used “Progogate this page” and since they [the images] were all shot the same, it took very minor tweaking to get the rest perfect. These machines are more flexible than I ever imagined. Is there an official forum…

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Digitizing FDR for the Masses

On Wednesday, December 4th, Crowley Imaging was honored to be invited to Hyde Park, New York for the launch of “FRANKLIN,” a virtual research room and digital repository that provides free and open access to the digitized collections of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.  FRANKLIN is a partnership of the FDR Library, National Archives and Records Administration, Marist College, IBM and the Roosevelt Institute. FULFILLING A VISION “Over 70 years ago, President Franklin D. Roosevelt called for…

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