For Libraries and Archives, careful, professional handling of fragile paper and microfilm originals.
For current publications there is no disruption of existing production system and workflow.
Fast availability of pages and all types of content.
Using PDF file formats, longevity of stored issues is assured and available (unlike paper and microfilm). Many options are available for back-up and protection of files, including software Escrow.
Preserve old and valuable originals by providing digital copies to more people.
Make it easy for readers to find what they are looking for – advanced text-search and date-search functions simplify the research process.
Easy availability of data allows stories and pictures to be made available for syndication.
As electronic copies of a publication count towards proven circulation figures there is good reason to make a digital product offering. Whether this is by paid for subscription or as an adjunct to standard subscription On-Line Publisher is able to collate a complete issue as PDF (or even as TIFF/JPEG). It is possible to enhance electronic editions in PDF format by embedding web links to publishers’ or advertisers web sites.