Perhaps this process sounds familiar – One of your staff retrieves a roll of blipped film from your archive to respond to an important, time sensitive request. They take the film to an obsolete reader/printer that always seems to be on its last legs. This machine is still around because it can read the index blips on the film. After nursing the machine along, your able to get paper prints of the needed file.
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Microfilm & microfiche is still an important medium in the digital times we live in today. Many great archives of news, famous photographs, and historical record is preserved on microfilm and microfiche. A lot of the most famous journalistic photos held by Getty Images, and Bill Gates’s Corbis Images are preserved on microfilm and microfiche so future generations can enjoy and appreciate.