The ability to quickly look up original records online from any device adds a new dimension of efficiency to digitized data search.
FREDERICK, Md. and ORLANDO, Fla. (PRWEB)
October 11, 2017
Patrick Crowley, vice president of The Crowley Company, announced today that IMAGEhost, The Crowley Company’s online hosting, viewing and sharing platform for microfilm has expanded to include microfiche. The enhanced software will debut in Booth 215 at the ARMA LIVE! Expo, an international conference and trade show for record managers, beginning Sunday, October 15th in Orlando, Florida.
The platform allows viewers to sign in to a secure portal to view an organization’s microfilm or microfiche collection in its original format. “Many of the organizations that have microfilm collections also have archived records on fiche,” explains Crowley. “Thus, it’s a natural extension for IMAGEhost to accommodate microfiche. The ability to quickly look up original records online from any device adds a new dimension of efficiency to data search.”
Viewers can quickly search their scanned and indexed collections by name or file number; using the OCR option, operators can drill down further by keyword. The comprehensive edit functions allow users to adjust for film or fiche quality, redact information as required and save, print or email. View video here.
Three Options Deliver Client Flexibility
As Crowley explains it, there are three primary methods for record managers to institute IMAGEhost. “The first is for Crowley Imaging, Crowley’s service bureau, to scan the microfilm and microfiche and host it online. A…