2022-JANUARY: The Crowley Company Awarded Service of the Year, Three Platinum Honors in 2022 Modern Library Awards Program

The awards are given by librarians in the United States. Our long-standing sales partner The Crowley Company accepted the awards and received an additional Award: “Service of the Year” for its digitisation services.

Available in the Australian, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea & Oceania market. through Digital Scanning & Microfilm Equipment – DS & ME. Crowley’s scanner entry – the Crowley UScan+ HD – garnered Platinum-level awards.

The Crowley – Wicks & Wilson – MEKEL UScan+ UF-Series Digital Microfilm Reader / Viewer / Scanner / Printer

All entries were ranked and scored by direct end-users. Judging was on a scale of 1-10 and covered the areas of functionality, value and customer service.

Crowley UScan+ HD Universal Film (UF) Scanner Series. In developing and manufacturing the UScan+ HD UF scanner line as a part of the Crowley brand, the company employed decades of industry-leading Mekel Technology and Wicks and Wilson technologies, marrying high-volume microfilm digitization expertise with library reading room requirements. Driven by affordability and ease-of-use, the Uscan+ HD-series is utilized for microfilm research, low-volume microfilm collection digitization and as a replacement for outdated microfilm reader-printers.

Scanner benefits include an 18-megapixel ultra-high resolution active pixel area array sensor and a full host of versatile features including: batch scanning; optical character recognition (OCR) capability; optional pay-per-use interfaces; ILL-compatibility; image editing; multiple print and electronic output options; and many others.

With many years of experience in the micrographic, microform, microfilm, & microfiche imaging [ both film & digital ] technology & the industry Laurie Varendorff, DS & ME is well placed to understand the microfiche & microfilm & more recently book scanning, digitising & reading – viewing requirements of the Archive, Library – Public, Special Purpose, University & Reference, Genealogy, Preservation, Conservation, Local Studies & Local History areas & be able to provide the most suitable equipment & consumables available to meet those requirements.

DS & ME is capable of fulfilling your equipment & consumable requirements for 35 mm Aperture Cards for Engineering, Architectural plus other types of Drawing/s, Map/s & Plan/s, Jacket/s, Microfiche, Microfilm & Book plus Large Format & Fragile Document Scanning production plus viewing, reading, scanning, digitising, digitizing, imaging, printing & any other micrographic & book scanning needs, now & into the future. The marketing, installation & ongoing support of digital microfilm equipment & especially aperture card, jacket, microfiche & microfilm Reader – Printer Scanners plus the recent addition of a range of book scanners is our organisations specialty.

With a currently comprehensive & growing list of international and nation partners ( both manufactures and sub distributors ) DS & ME are in a position to provide for the current rejuvenation in the area of digital 35 mm Aperture Card/s for Engineering, Architectural plus other types of  Drawing/s, Map/s & Plan/s, Jacket/s, Microfiche & Microfilm equipment plus the recent addition of book scanner installations & support including digital microfilm Reader – Printer Scanners & consumable utilization across Australian – New Zealand – Papua New Guinea & South Pacific at a time when there is resurgence in the use of microfilm & microforms in general as an archival storage media & a need to convert physical books to a digital format.

This resurgence of microfilm & microforms in general in the Archive area is in addition to microfilms & microforms in general continuing use in its areas of strength in the Library – Public, Special Purpose, University & Reference, Archive & Records Management, Heritage, Museum, Preservation, Genealogy, Local Studies plus Family & Local History areas & with related professional & amateur institutions & organisations which has been added to by the recent addition of book scanning equipment availability to this same market segment serviced by DS & ME.

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For any book, drawing, map or plan plus archival document or fragile material no matter the size – e.g. less than A 5 = 148 x 210 mm = ( 5.83 x 8.27 inches ) or up to Double A 0 Plus = 2,000 x 1,210 mm = ( 78.7 x 47.64 inches ) – which requires Scanning, Digitising = Digitizing & or Imaging for your Digitisation Projects, no matter how large or small then contact Laurie Varendorff @ email @ Laurie Varendorff ARMA; or Phone: Australia @ 0417 094 147 – International @ +61 417 094 147 at Digital Scanning & Microfilm Equipment – DS & ME.

Laurie will be able to advise if DS & ME has the specialised equipment available for the Scanning, Digitising, & or Imaging from a minimum size of A 6 = 148 mm in width by 105 mm in height up to a maximum size of over Double A 0 = 1189 mm plus in width by 841 mm plus in height for books or Fragile Document/s, Map/s, Plan/s or Engineering, Architectural plus other types of Drawing/s required to meet a prospective client’s individual requirements.

For any form of microfilm aperture card, jacket, microfiche, microfilm – 16 / 35 mm Roll, micrographic & microform requirements, no matter how small or complex, please contact us via the Contact Us @ DS & ME facility at this website or email Laurie Varendorff at  – Digital Scanning & Microfilm Equipment – DS & ME – Email: Laurie Varendorff & we will do everything in our power to fulfil your requirements.

For Further Assistance? If you require details on the range of Digital Microfilm Reader – Viewer – Scanner – Printers available in the Australian – New Zealand – & Oceania Region or any of DS & ME’s extensive range of Microfilm or Book & Large Format Fragile Document Scanners on any the products or services listed on this website or require a quotation you can send an e-mail, or phone Laurie Varendorff via email @ Laurie Varendorff; or Phone: Australia @ 0417 094 147 – International @ +61 417 094 147

Digital Scanning & Microfilm Equipment – DS & ME for All Things Book & Fragile Archival Document plus Micrographic Scanning, Digitising & Imaging services the Australian – New Zealand – Papua New Guinea & Oceania Market which includes all states & territories of Australia including Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, the Northern Territory plus New Zealand – NZ  plus surrounding areas in Oceania where our Business Partners provide us with the authority to promote, install & to provide ongoing technical support for their nominated equipment range.