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Data Rot Articles  


Obsolescence - Data Rot
Life has gotten even shorter in digital age; Technology raises issues of obsolescence, data 'rot'; [FINAL Edition]
Edward C. Baig. USA TODAY. McLean, Va.: Jul 27, 2004. pg. B.01


Disaster Recovery Articles  


Disaster Recovery Quick Action
Quick action means life or death for businesses when disaster hits
Ken Vandruff

Disasters Come In All Sizes
Many disasters can be avoided or at least their impact minimized by taking the time to plan ahead
by Rosalie Stremple and Michael F. Marone

Disaster Preparedness Disaster Recovery
Disasters can strike at any time and most generally occur with little or no warning. As information technology and financial professionals, a large share of the burden for planning for disasters and certainly recovering from disasters falls to us.
A publication of LawNet, Inc. January 2001


Document Archive Writer Articles  


Protecting the Public Record in an Online Era. Digital Preservation for Government Agencies.
Anyone whose mission includes the management of public records bears a weighty responsibility. Permanent proof of legally-binding transactions is fundamental to the rule of law that anchors our society. Among other things, public records establish ownership, demonstrate regulatory compliance, and document court and legislative proceedings. Your constituency expects you to keep these records forever, and make them available upon demand. And you are charged with fulfilling this mission while spending a minimum of tax dollars.
H. Andrew Lawrence, Worldwide Product Marketing Manager Document Imaging, Eastman Kodak Company

Reference Archive Services Network
A network of services providers that create a self sustainable repository of digital records created with technology that ensures file integrity and represents an authoritative reference of unaltered original document content.
Kodak


General Document Imaging Articles  


The Document Life Cycle
The Document Life Cycle: A White Paper: The concept of a document life cycle is well established in records management theory andpractice. From creation or receipt through destruction or permanent preservation, documents are subject to changing requirements for timely retrieval, convenient distribution, and reliable,cost-effective storage.
William Saffady School of Information Science and Policy State University of New York at Albany

Important Issues About Digital Data Preservation
Management Update: Important Issues About Digital Data Preservation: Long-term preservation of digital data is becoming an issue for an increasing number of enterprises. Gartner discusses some of the most important aspects.
D. Logan, K. Weilerstein, A. Weintraub

Information Imaging
It's Time to Improve the Way you Manage Critical Information.
By H. Andrew Lawrence, Worldwide Product Marketing Manager Document Products and Services, Commercial Imaging, Eastman Kodak Company

Production Imaging
All document imaging systems have common characteristics: First, they all involve the conversion of paper-based information into a digital format, called a document image. Second, they require the integration of subsystems to accomplish the capture, storage, retrieval, viewing and output of the resulting document images. Beyond that, document imaging can be deployed in a variety of environments, ranging from a setting in which users require access to a low-to-moderate volume of documents to an environment in which users require constant and uninterrupted access to a high volume of document images. The latter type of system is referred to as a production imaging system.
Written and Produced by The Rheinner Group Distributed by techinfocenter.com

Web Archival
Enabling the portability of documents across your busines

Selecting a Reader Printer
This guide is designed to help you select the correct reader or reader/printer for your application.
By EDCO - The Document People


Health Care Articles  


ROI from HIPAA through Process Improvement
ROI from HIPAA through Process Improvement
By Brian A. DeWyer, SVP and Director Marla S. Hoyle, Process Consultant, Member of ACHE Larry T. Suitt II, Process Consultant, Member of HIMSS Silas Technologies, Inc., Member of NCHICA, WEDI

Document Imaging In Healthcare
Document imaging in Healthcare
Written and Produced by The Rheinner Group Distributed by techinfocenter.com

Beyond Hippa
The Complexities of Electronic Records Management
by Randolph A. Kahn, Esq.


Legal Issues Articles  


Corporate Accountability the New IT Liability
Corporate Accountability the New IT Liability. Getting Storage On Track with Information Life Cycle Management
Kodak

Managing Moments In Time
Managing Moments in Time. A new stratregy for protecting business processes from fraud, loss, and litigation.
Kodak

Digital Discovery and e-Evidence
Digital Discovery and e-Evidence
Published by Pike & Fischer, Inc., a subsidiary of The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.

Sarbanes-Oxley Act Overview
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 - Overview - Redefining Corporate Integrity, Governance and Disclosure
Waller Landsen Dortch and Davis

Sarbanes-Oxley Act
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 - Frequently Asked Questions
Protiviti - Independant Risk Consulting

Sarbanes-Oxley Act2
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act: Understanding the implications for Information and Records Management
Kahn Consulting Inc

Spoilation
Spoilation - the intentional destruction of a document or an alteration of it that destroys its value as evidence. Spoliation as it results to Document Imaging.
By Randolph A. Kahn and Kristi L. Vaiden

Records Management Compliance
Records Management & Compliance: Making the Connection
The Information Management Journal - May/June 2004


Redox Articles  


Use of Brown Toner
Use of KODAK Brown Toner to Extend the Life of Microfilm
Kodak


Vinegar Syndrome Articles  


Prevention of the Vinegar Syndrome
Molecular Sieve Acid Scavenger from Kodak for Moisture Free Film Storage and Extended Dye Images
A paper that was presented at the 1992 AMIA Conference on December 10, 1992, by Dr. Tulsi Ram.

Prevention of the Vinegar Syndrome 2
Molecular Sieve Acid Scavenger from Kodak for Moisture Free Film Storage and Extended Dye Images
KODAK


Microfilm Storage Articles  


D-31 Storage and Preservation of Microfilm
Storage and Preservation of Microfilms
Kodak

Keeping the Legacy of Trust
Keeping the Legacy of Trust: How to assure the longevity of earlier generation microfilm images.
Kodak

Management Issues-Long Term Storage Strategies
Management Update: Important Issues About Digital Data Preservation Long-term preservation of digital data is becoming an issue for an increasing number of enterprises. Gartner discusses some of the most important aspects.
InSide Gartner (IGG) D. Logan, K. Weilerstein, A. Weintraub

Storage and Handling of Unprocessed Film
Technical Information Bulletin: Storage and Handling of Unprocessed Film
Kodak

KODAK_ H-1 Preservation of Processed Film
Preservation of Processed Film
Kodak

Handling of Processed Theatorical Film
While this document talks primarily about Theatrical Film, there is a lot of good information in this document.vKodak

Storage and Handling of Processed Nitrate Film
Storage and Handling of Processed Nitrate Film
Kodak

Storage Conditions
Storage Conditions
Kodak

Storage Room
Storage Room: Classification of Films for Storage
Kodak


Kodak Perfect Image Tips  


Archived Microfilm Procedures and Storage
RI Tip #6 - Explanation of A-D strips for acid detection
RI Tip #8 - Brown Tone procedure in a Kodak Prostar processor
RI Tip #9 - Environmental letter re: Brown Toning from Kodak Environmental Group
RI Tip #22 - Explanation of Molecular Sieves
RI Tip #30 - Inexpensive Temperature & Relative Humidity monitoring tool
RI Tip #45 - Storage and protection of fiche with Molecular Sieves
RI Tip #58 - Microfilm archive storage considerations
RI Tip #81 - Considerations for archive storage, service bureau offerings, & RFP/Bid

Duplication Info
RI Tip #3 - Extek 3441 Silver Duplicator designed specifically for affected Acetate film
RI Tip #14 - Diazo duplicator optimization procedure
RI Tip #16 - Explanations of Diazo film anomalies
RI Tip #33 - The Kodak microfilm duplication tree
RI Tip #53 - Diazo Duplicating Film Selection
RI Tip #70 - Preservation Dictionary
RI Tip #73 - Signs of Microfilm Deterioration
RI Tip #77 - Attributes of a SB to perform Preservation Inspection
RI Tip #80 - Film Measurement on a white return reel

Good Lab Practices
RI Tip #25 - Cleaning tools for the transport & rollers in a rotary camera & scanners
RI Tip #51 - Ideal lighting in a camera room
RI Tip #57 - Cleaning tools and procedures

Inspection and Resolution Information
RI Tip #10 - How to clean dirty microfilm and keep it clean
RI Tip #11 - Contributors to dirty microfilm
RI Tip #18 - Information on an inexpensive microscope for reading resolution
RI Tip #26 - Why you should not use rubber bands on your microfilm
RI Tip #28 - Silver film eradicator solution for removing unwanted info on processed film
RI Tip #29 - Suggested filming guidelines
RI Tip #34 - Typical density & resolution guidelines
RI Tip #39 - Densitometer calibration procedure
RI Tip #40 - Kodak Important Notice Cards
RI Tip #42 - Explanation of Kodak Resolution Test Target
RI Tip #55 - New Important Notice Cards
RI Tip #61 - Things to know about resolution
RI Tip #66 - Density, Contrast and the Infamous 1.00 Density Aim
RI Tip #69 - How to use the Image Mark Comparator
RI Tip #79 - How to clean and maintain a densitometer

Kodak Products and Kodak Information
RI Tip #1 - Explanation of Kodak microfilm label genealogy
RI Tip #5 - Kodak spools & reels are acid & lignin free
RI Tip #7 - Advantages of Kodak 16mm x 130 Ft. microfilm vs. 16mm x 100 Ft.
RI Tip #13 - Dating genealogy on Kodak Inking Ribbons
RI Tip #19 - Introducing Howard Schwartz, Kodak Quality Assurance Lab in Rochester, NY
RI Tip #21 - Kodak reels safe for long term storage
RI Tip #31 - The correct dark room safe lights filters for Kodak microfilms
RI Tip #36 - Return spools and trailer holders
RI Tip #43 - Kodak microfilms in Kodak Cameras
RI Tip #44 - Kodak microfilm winding specifications
RI Tip #46 - Recoverable silver quantities from Kodak microfilms
RI Tip #48 - No-Charge labels for Authorized Kodak Document Conversion Centers
RI Tip #49 - Tidbits, Conversion tables
RI Tip #50 - Life Expectancy of microfilm
RI Tip #56 - Kodak Film Data Sheets
RI Tip #68 - Kodak Systems Developer and Neutralizer
RI Tip #72 - Kodak Media Managers

Processing Information
RI Tip #2 - Suggested processor room, lab & dark room floor plan
RI Tip #4 - Fix for water problems in your processor
RI Tip #12 - The correct processor solution filters
RI Tip #15 - How to compute processor dwell time and correct transport speed
RI Tip #17 - Gastech room air sensor & monitor
RI Tip #23 - Process control reminders
RI Tip #24 - Processor replenisher options
RI Tip #27 - Scratch Test procedures for Processors, Cameras & Duplicators
RI Tip #32 - The importance of equipment service
RI Tip #35 - Cleaning procedure for processor wash tanks
RI Tip #37 - What if? Processor control trouble shooting guidelines
RI Tip #38 - Information on hand-held thermometers and calibration procedure
RI Tip #41 - Kodak Daily Process Control Chart to monitor process control
RI Tip #47 - Kodak microfilm Fixer & Developer chemistry pH levels
RI Tip #52 - Processing lab decommissioning procedure
RI Tip #54 - Thermometers for Table Top processors
RI Tip #59 - Methylene Blue Test
RI Tip #64 - Kodak Brown Toning, Redox and Rewashing
RI Tip #67 - How to use a Hydrometer and Why
RI Tip #71 - Prostar Filters
RI Tip #74 - Concentrate Chemistry Specifications
RI Tip #78 - Pink stain on film and what to do about it

Scanning Tips
RI Tip #62 - Resolution in scanning, AKA: DPI
RI Tip #63 - Why you can't use a photograph resolution target for scanning


Newsletters  


December 2005

Vinegar Syndrome. What it means to you.


Other Media  


A New View:
This is the presentation given by John Britton from Kodak at The Holiday Inn on 11-15-05. It is about issues in the Imaging Industry and a new program from Kodak. This is a home video and not a professional presentation.

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Microfilm Storage:
This is the presentation given by John Britton from Kodak at The Holiday Inn on 11-15-05. It is about issues in the Imaging Industry and a new program from Kodak. This is a home video and not a professional presentation.

Video:   56.6 MB

Audio:   16.9 MB    



Programs  


Preservation Calulator
Preservation Calculator is a planning and analysis tool for collection storage environments in libraries, archives, and museums. It was created by the Image Permanence Institute at Rochester Institute of Technology. It is distributed free of charge but governed by a license agreement.