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Title: Court Technology Reports, Volume 5: Document Imaging
Author(s): C C Cowles
Corporate Author: National Ctr for State Courts
United States of America
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 110
Sponsoring Agency: National Ctr for State Courts
Williamsburg, VA 23185-4147
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
State Justice Institute
Alexandria, VA 22314
Grant Number: SJI-93-06F-B-065
Publication Number: ISBN 0-89656-153-4
Sale Source: National Ctr for State Courts
300 Newport Avenue
Williamsburg, VA 23185-4147
United States of America

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Document: PDF
Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Directed mainly to court managers, this report explains the nature, costs, and other features of document imaging as a means of storing documents in computer databases, with emphasis on the information needed to evaluate the applicability of imaging to a particular situation and on the steps involved in obtaining and implementing imaging.
Abstract: The report presents the basic terminology used, the current and probable future nature of imaging, and examples of imaging in court and noncourt sites. Additional sections describe imaging functions, equipment, and software; situations in which imaging applies; the advantages, disadvantages, costs, and standards of imaging; management considerations; and advice from sites using imaging. Further chapters explain the steps involved in acquiring and implementing an imaging system, including analysis and planning, approval, procurement, and implementation, and explore future technology such as open architecture, optical character recognition, text retrieval, and compound documents. The uses of imaging in California general civil, jury, and municipal court case processing; in two State executive branch agencies; and in a major transportation corporation are also described. Figures and 25 references
Main Term(s): Court records
Index Term(s): Automated court systems; Computer aided operations; Court management; Records management
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