IDS Microfilm is managed through the IDS southern region facility and is well equipped for long-term storage. IDS works directly with Colorado State Archives to store and retrieve film for conversion processing and ensures safe deposit of all microfilm.
As a permanent legal record, original rolls of film are deposited with the State Archivist.
- Ensure document security: Microfilm conversion provides protection against loss of the original film. The digital record will exist in the event the film is stolen, lost, damaged, or destroyed.
- Reduced storage costs: Depending on the number of rolls of film your organization has, storage space can become an issue and space may need to be rented or used for a different purpose. Digital images eliminate the need for the physical storage of the film.
- Increased efficiency: Digital images can be retrieved instantly using customer defined search criteria without having to find the original microfilm roll and a microfilm reader used to find the images. Images containing text can be converted using optical character recognition technology to allow for full-text searches.
- Provide easy access to important information: Sharing microfilm images requires a special printer. By converting to digital, images are able to be shared easily to meet customer needs.
- Microfilm Conversion
- Convert existing microfilm to digital images for customer use
- Convert microfiche and aperture cards to digital image
- Convert complete or partial rolls into desired format (TIF, PDF, or JPEG)
- Images can be uploaded to a customer site or exported to CDs/DVD for easy retrieval
- Document indexing and quality checking of all images
- Optional OCR conversion to create text searchable PDFs
IDS Hours of Operation
Northern Region/Denver - 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Mon. - Fri.
Southern Region/Pueblo - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Mon. - Fri.