Figure 1

                      Attributes of Micrographics

         Advantages                               Disadvantages

-- relatively low cost                    -- slow retrieval speed

-- recognized archival medium             -- use can cause wear

-- inexpensive reader                     -- integrity of manual files

-- most cost-effective grayscale storage  -- single-user access                                                          is a problem

-- accepted as a legal medium             -- less than ideal output quality

-- excellent compaction                   -- resolution loss with

-- standards for creating,                      succeeding copies

   processing, duplicating, storing,

   and reading exist

Figure 2

                     Attributes of Digital Imaging

    Advantages                                        Disadvantages

-- excellent record access, distribution,        -- relatively high but

   and transmission                                 decreasing cost

-- multi-user simultaneous access                -- relatively new  technology

-- file integrity                                -- permanent, but not

-- improved quality possible through electronic     archival, storage

   image processing (restoration and enhancement)   medium

-- high-quality printed output                   -- not yet accepted as

-- no degradation on successive copies              legal reproduction

    (each copy is as good as the original copy)  -- implementation and

-- easily reformatted (cut and paste)               operating costs

-- OCR to text possible                             increase in

-- electronic links to provide retrieval of         direct proportion to

   individual pages                                 quality of captured

                                                    image

                                                    (resolution)

Figure 3

                       Attributes of Optical Disc

        Advantages                              Disadvantages

-- high speed retrieval                  -- high (but declining) cost

-- longevity 20 years                    -- relatively expensive

-- preserves file integrity                 retrieval systems required

-- multi-user access                     -- not yet cost-effective for

-- no wear during usage (non-contact        storage of grayscale page images

   read)                                 -- excellent compaction

-- excellent prospects for permanent     -- not yet accepted as legal

(not archival) storage                      document storage medium

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Figure 9a

                    Preservation Microfilming System

         Single Camera, Low-Speed Processor--Costs to Purchase

Item                                    Cost    #  Total Cost

Camera (used)                        $20,000    1   $20,000

Camera ( new )                      $100,000

Book cradle                           $5,000    1    $5,000

Film processor (low)                 $15,000    1   $15,000

Film processor (med)                 $40,000

Film processor (high)               $100,000

Densitometer                          $3,000    1    $3,000

Microscope                            $1,500    1    $1,500

Film printer                         $10,000    1   $10,000

Inspection reader                     $2,000    1    $2,000

Misc. inspection equipment              $400    1      $400

Film winder                             $500    1      $500

Ultrasonic splicer                    $3,000    1    $3,000

Darkroom support equipment            $3,000    1    $3,000

Sensitometer                          $2,000    1    $2,000

Darkroom supplies                       $550    1      $550

Plumbing                              $1,000    1    $1,000

A/C & humidity                         $3,00    1    $3,000

Construction & supplies               $4,000    1    $4,000

Total                                $73,950

Figure 9b

        Multiple Camera, Low-Speed Processor-- Costs to Purchase

Item                                    Cost    #  Total Cost

Camera (used)                        $20,000    5  $100,000

Camera (new)                        $100,000

Book cradle                           $5,000    5   $25,000

Film processor (low)                 $15,000    2   $30,000

Film processor (med)                 $40,000

Film processor (high)               $100,000

Densitometer                          $3,000    2    $6,000

Microscope                            $1,500    1    $1,500

Film printer                         $10,000    2   $20,000

Inspection reader                     $2,000    2    $4,000

Misc. inspection equipment              $400    2      $800

Film winder                             $500    2    $1,000

Ultrasonic splicer                    $3,000    2    $6,000

Darkroom support equipment            $3,000    1    $3,000

Sensitometer                          $2,000    1    $2,000

Darkroom supplies                       $550    2    $1,100

Plumbing                              $1,000    2    $2,000

A/C & humidity                        $3,000    2    $6,000

Construction & supplies               $4,000    2    $8,000

Total                               $216,400

Figure 9c

                    Preservation Microfilming System

       Multiple Camera, Medium-Speed Processor--Costs to Purchase

Item                                    Cost    #  Total Cost

Camera (used)                        $20,000   10  $200,000

Camera ( new )                      $100,000

Book cradle                           $5,000   10   $50,000

Film processor (low)                 $15,000    1   $15,000

Film processor (med)                 $40,000    1   $40,000

Film processor (high)               $100,000

Densitometer                          $3,000    2    $6,000

Microscope                            $1,500    1    $1,500

Film printer                         $10,000    3   $30,000

Inspection reader                     $2,000    2    $4,000

Misc. inspection equipment              $400    2      $800

Film winders                            $500    3     $1500

Ultrasonic splicer                    $3,000    3    $9,000

Darkroom support equipment            $3,000    2    $6,000

Sensitometer                          $2,000    1    $2,000

Darkroom supplies                       $550    3    $1,650

Plumbing                              $1,000    3    $3,000

A/C & humidity                        $3,000    3    $9,000

Construction & supplies               $4,000    3   $12,000

Total                               $391,450

Figure 9d

                    Preservation Microfilming System

        Multiple Camera, High-Speed Processor--Costs to Purchase

Item                                    Cost    #  Total Cost

Camera (used)                        $20,000   20  $400,000

Camera (new)                        $100,000

Book cradle                           $5,000   20  $100,000

Film processor (low)                 $15,000    1   $15,000

Film processor (med)                 $40,000

Film processor (high)               $100,000    1  $100,000

Densitometer                          $3,000    3    $9,000

Microscope                            $1,500    1    $1,500

Film printer                         $10,000    4   $40,000

Inspection reader                     $2,000    2    $4,000

Misc. inspection equipment              $400    3    $1,200

Film winder                             $500    4    $2,000

Ultrasonic splicer                    $3,000    4   $12,000

Darkroom support equipment            $3,000    2    $6,000

Sensitometer                          $2,000    1    $2,000

Darkroom supplies                       $550    4    $2,200

Plumbing                              $1,000    4    $4,000

A/C & humidity                        $3,000    4   $12,000

Construction & supplies               $4,000    4   $16,000

Total                               $726,900

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