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Losing touch with the past

This week space scientists and astronomers have been celebrating the 25th anniversary of the launch of two spacecraft - Voyager 2 on 20 August, and its twin, Voyager 1, 16 days later. Friday, 23 August, 2002, 07:47 GMT 08:47 UK…

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What Now Henry V?

What Now Henry V? by Paul Negus, Managing Director, The Microfilm Shop In my last article, "Agincourt Revisited", I set out the reasons why we could all allow ourselves a little celebration. Well, we have done that (I hope you…

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Agincourt Revisited

"We've been beaten by a handful of guys with flying pointy sticks?" It wouldn't surprise me if that was the thought going through every French mind in 1415 - "… and they were bloody English!" Imagine the embarrassment. You have…

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Why Microfilm

USNP requirement The U.S. Newspaper Project specifies microfilm as the preservation medium. Microfilm is stable Microfilm is an established technology. International technical standards for microfilm production are set and function well. Microfilm is a relatively "low-tech" product--all you really need…

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An Introduction To Microfilm

As business flourishes more paperwork needs to be kept, thus becoming increasingly space and time consuming to file, retrieve and refile. Alternatives to storing paper are very often not considered because tradition dictates that information should be recorded on sheets…

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Microfilm in The Modern Office

MICROFILM IN THE MODERN OFFICE? - SURELY YOU MUST BE JOKING? Q. As a modern organisation looking to embrace the latest digital technologies for the management of our documents why should we consider microfilm as a storage medium? Surely microfilm…

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E-Timecapsule to make history at Stonehenge

Stonehenge near Salisbury, Wiltshire, is to be the site of a unique E-Timecapsule, which will allow people from across the world to leave their mark in history. Making use of the Internet and innovative microfilm archiving technology, the E-Timecapsule allows…

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