Ristech to Attend ARCL Conference, March 22-25 2017
Spring fever is in the air and new digital imaging projects are in full bloom. What's more, high quality digitization has never been so streamlined, efficient and affordable! Come visit us at this year's ACRL convention in Baltimore, Maryland. Stop by booth 1504 to view our exciting line of manual, semi-automated and automated digitization products, including our KABIS II+ which offers 23 megapixel, high resolution digital images at speeds of over 1,700 pages per hour!
A Fix That's One for the Books
Yewon Son was in first-year engineering when she developed a plan with five others to save the University of Toronto's rare books from the library’s condensation problem. When 750,000 volumes of rare books are imperiled by condensation, it’s time to think outside the building.
Since at least 2004, the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library — which houses books including all four of Shakespeare’s folios and a papyrus from the time of Christ — has had a condensation problem. The insulation inside the library has been slowly degrading and condensation has been building up, according to Loryl MacDonald, interim director of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library. This also resulted in fluctuations in the temperature, something that can be detrimental to books that need climate controlled environments.
The problem landed in the lap of Yewon Son and her five classmates. Son, a 21-year-old U of T student, was18 at the time and had only recently finished high school... Read More...
ST ViewScan III Microfilm Scanner Receives Third Consecutive Modern Library Award
2017 Platinum Distinction from the Modern Library Awards
ST Imaging is proud to announce that the ST ViewScan III microfilm scanner was awarded a 2017 Platinum Modern Library Award (MLA). The ST ViewScan III is the only microfilm scanner to win three consecutive Platinum Modern Libary Awards (MLA).
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Toronto Public Library has again chosen Ristech's Viewscan III microfilm/microfiche readers for their Reference Library to digitize, research and browse their extensive collection. This acquisition will benefit the community by providing them access to an immense wealth of local history, including city directories and census reports.
The Toronto Reference Library; expanding access. increasing opportunity. building connections.
Just before dawn in the nation’s capital this summer—before tourists flooded the streets—UMW alumna Grace May placed her order in the Dunkin’ Donuts, located inside the James Madison Memorial Building of the Library of Congress.