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Preserving Greek Heritage Through Digitisation

Preserving Greek Heritage Through Digitisation

We are thrilled to announce the digitisation of over 80,000 pages of the Neos Kosmos Greek newspaper! For decades, Neos Kosmos has been a vital source of news, stories, and cultural insights for the Greek community. Now, we’re taking a giant leap into the future by...

Honouring ANZAC Day – Remembering Sacrifice, Preserving History

Honouring ANZAC Day – Remembering Sacrifice, Preserving History

As we commemorate ANZAC Day, we reflect on the bravery, sacrifice, and resilience of our ANZAC heroes. On April 25, 1919 this emotional image of the ANZAC Arch was captured and can be found on the State Library of South Australia Recollect site - A large crowd at the...

ALIA 2024 Conference – Preserving Library Collections

ALIA 2024 Conference – Preserving Library Collections

We are thrilled to announce DatacomIT's participation at the upcoming ALIA 2024 Conference in Adelaide and invite you to visit us at Networking Pod 6. At DatacomIT, we understand the unique challenges faced by libraries in managing and leveraging their material and...

EOFY 20% off Digitisation

EOFY 20% off Digitisation

This EOFY offering applies to any previous quote issued in 2023/24 and to any quotation we are asked to produce before EOFY Searching for a better way to manage your microfilm and microfiche archives? Microfilm and microfiche are susceptible to degradation over time,...

Confronting the Threats to Digital Information Longevity

Confronting the Threats to Digital Information Longevity

In this article, we delve into the pressing issue of digital information longevity and the looming threat of data inaccessibility. As our world becomes increasingly digitised, we face the risk of losing vast amounts of valuable information due to technological...

Our dedicated technical crew is on the move

Our dedicated technical crew is on the move

Our dedicated technical crew is on the move, taking our cutting-edge equipment on a journey from the capital to the heart of the Red Centre. Our team relocated the state-of-the-art CopiBook from Canberra to Alice Springs for AIATSIS. This move aligns with our...

Multi-location storage is not preservation

Multi-location storage is not preservation

Multi-location storage, by itself, doesn't fulfill the scope or requirements of a robust digital preservation program. Storing digitised and born digital assets in multiple locations can protect them against many threats, but it still leaves them vulnerable to...

Why Digitisation Alone May Not Be Enough

Why Digitisation Alone May Not Be Enough

Digitising your material is a crucial step, but it alone may not be sufficient to fully realise the potential benefits and ensure the long-term preservation and accessibility of your digital assets. The process of digitisation is just the beginning of a broader...

Thank you from the team at DatacomIT

Thank you from the team at DatacomIT

As the holiday season approaches, we want to take a moment to express our heartfelt gratitude for the privilege of assisting you this year. It has been a pleasure working with you to digitise and preserve your invaluable collections and empower your community through...

Records at the University of Melbourne Archives span more than 23 kms

Records at the University of Melbourne Archives span more than 23 kms

DatacomIT would like to congratulate the team at University of Melbourne Archives for the fantastic work they have done on creating their online Archives - University of Melbourne Archives Recollect Site The University of Melbourne Archives (UMA) is one of Australia’s...

Supporting the next generation of Conservation Leaders

Supporting the next generation of Conservation Leaders

DatacomIT is furthering its commitment to conservation by providing financial support to students to attend this month's Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material (AICCM) conference. Sponsorship covered travel, accommodation, conference admission...

The renowned JUKE Magazine is now accessible to music enthusiasts

The renowned JUKE Magazine is now accessible to music enthusiasts

Melbourne-based rock music magazine JUKE was founded in 1975 by rock journalist Ed Nimmervoll following the closure of the classic 1960s rock journal Go-Set in 1974. JUKE began at a time when Australian bands such as Skyhooks, Sherbet, and Little River Band were...

Illuminating the Digital Dark Age

Illuminating the Digital Dark Age

The Digital Dark Age is a term coined by Terry Kuny in 1997 as a warning about the potential loss of digital information and emphasises the importance of digital preservation efforts. To prevent or mitigate this scenario, organisations, institutions, and individuals...

Refurbished STViewScan Microfilm Scanners on offer (from $3,590 ex gst)

Refurbished STViewScan Microfilm Scanners on offer (from $3,590 ex gst)

Purchasing a refurbished STViewScan Microfilm scanner can be a cost-effective and environmentally friendly option for individuals or institutions that need microfilm scanning capabilities. Refurbished scanners are thoroughly inspected, repaired, and tested to ensure...

Step back in time and unravel the fascinating history of Waverley

Step back in time and unravel the fascinating history of Waverley

Step back in time and unravel the fascinating history of Waverley through their new Recollect site ‘Celebrating Waverley’. Delve into captivating stories and remarkable insights that honour the community’s past, celebrate the present and look forward to the future....

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