As we move faster toward an increasingly digital world, the importance of digitizing data makes its way to the top of corporate productivity lists. The trend toward going digital accelerated as companies realized its many benefits in the last decade. The pandemic fast tracked digital adoption and businesses, not already fully-digital, scrambled to keep pace.
Libraries manage a lot of documentation. In fact, a library can have so much documentation to manage that even the best run library can have a tough time keeping up with it. As you try to make room for new scholarly articles, news reports and other documents -- which flood your library every single day -- the management of your archived data can seem completely untenable. Fortunately, you do not have to add a whole new wing to your library just for your latest round of archived documents. This is all thanks to the wonders of modern technology. Here is what you should do:
Archiving documents in Ontario can take many forms. Paper documents can be digitized to PDF formats. Digital data can be stored on CDs, DVD, flash drives and magnetic tape. And, all forms of documents can be transferred to microfilm. Microfilming provides an excellent disaster recovery strategy that more and more companies are using.
To compare microfilm to digital methods for archiving documents in Ontario, it’s important to look at the various methods for digital storage. Microfilming basically provides one method. However, digital storage can be accomplished by using hard disks, CDs, DVDs, flash drives and magnetic tapes. Each of these formats has pros and cons.
Archiving documents in Ontario can take many forms. Paper documents can be digitized to PDF formats. Digital data can be stored on CDs, DVD, flash drives and magnetic tape. And, all forms of documents can be transferred to microfilm.