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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....

Is your Microform Deteriorating?

Is your Microform Deteriorating?

Microforms, such as microfilm, microfiche and aperture cards will deteriorate over time due to factors like aging, moisture, and handling. Ageing: Microforms are typically made of cellulose acetate, which are susceptible to ageing. Overtime, the base material can...

Emerging from the Primordial Technological Ooze

Emerging from the Primordial Technological Ooze

Suffering from non-integrated systems that operated as part of the “primordial technological ooze“ the University of Newcastle needed a single system that would make all their digital collections accessible and easy to engage with online. After an extensive global...

Is the recommended life of your Council Microform expiring?

Is the recommended life of your Council Microform expiring?

From early 1970s through to the late 90s councils preserved building and development application records by transferring them to microfilm and microfiche for archival purposes. The microform material has a recommended archival life as low as 30 to 40 years where...

University of Divinity Increase Productivity through Digitisation

University of Divinity Increase Productivity through Digitisation

The University of Divinity promotes the highest standards of scholarship in theology, philosophy and ministry with eleven Colleges based in Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney. Through scholarship the University aims to address the issues of the contemporary world. Founded...

University of Newcastle chooses the CopiBook Open System Book Scanner

University of Newcastle chooses the CopiBook Open System Book Scanner

Our two Marks (Mark Trippolt and Mark Anzellotti, DatacomIT technical engineers) had the pleasure of installing the latest CopiBook Open System Scanner for the lovely ladies at the University of Newcastle. They spent 2 days assembling and training the staff on the...

Richard Wilson, BDM at DatacomIT in Conversation with Gale

Richard Wilson, BDM at DatacomIT in Conversation with Gale

We’re thrilled and honoured to have been invited to sit (virtually) with Gale to discuss DatacomIT and our philosophy with our very own Richard Wilson leading the discussion. Richard Wilson (BDM at DatacomIT) is passionate about the digital preservation of rare and...

Digitising Large Fragile Material is our Specialty!

Digitising Large Fragile Material is our Specialty!

The National Library of Australia holds the greatest collection in the world of material relating to Australia and the Australian people. It ranges from the earliest European works about the Great Southern Land to the most current publications. The collection includes...

PRESS RELEASE – DatacomIT announces new partnership with NZMS

PRESS RELEASE – DatacomIT announces new partnership with NZMS

DatacomIT announces a significant and new partnership with New Zealand Micrographic Services (NZMS) to deliver Recollect, the online community engagement and collection management software to Australia. DatacomIT, the Australian industry leader in digitisation,...

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