Posts Tagged ‘Crowley’

Cecil County Records Aid Research on Black History

February is the month dedicated to honoring the contributions of African Americans to U.S. history, chosen in part to coincide with the birthdays of Frederick Douglass, an escaped Maryland slave and national leader of the abolitionist movement, and Abraham Lincoln, the nation’s 16th President, under whose term slavery was formally abolished.

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42 Years; Seven Staff; 150 Anniversaries

A recent article in The Telegraph asks the question, “Have you been working for the same company for too long?” It notes that the average time spent at a single company in the United States is 4.6 years and guesstimates that figures for the United Kingdom are similar. It goes …

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An MLA Christmas

The Crowley Company got an early Christmas present last week when it was announced that four of our scanners were awarded honors in the Modern Library Awards program sponsored by Library Works, Inc. This is especially gratifying because the scanners are judged by the librarians, archivists and other library professionals …

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Happy Hanksgiving, part three

The past two Thanksgiving holiday blogs have featured Hank, a handsome English Bulldog belonging to Crowley’s technical support administrator, Cassie Hahn.

As a puppy (left), we thought we was adorable and used him as our Thanksgiving model (thus, “Hanksgiving“).

By 2014, Hank was nearly able to operate the Zeutschel zeta book copy …

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My Big Fat Archives Experience

If someone had told me two years ago that they were going to set me up on a date with an archivist, my response would have been, “Well now, let me get back to you….” It just happens that I did unwittingly have a date with an archivist of sorts …

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When You Can’t Be Everything to Everybody…Partner Up

In business, it’s sometimes hard to resist the temptation to add a product or service just because someone has asked for it. There’s a balance between the desire to please and the cost to invent (or re-invent) the wheel. If two businesses are willing, strategic partnerships can be the ideal …

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What I Never Thought I’d Know About The Imaging Industry

When I was in college studying for my communications degree, I never imagined that I would ever have to know the difference between 16mm and 35mm microfilm; 300dpi and 600dpi resolution; or flatbed vs overhead capture. Then I got a job at The Crowley Company. In just a few short …

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Parts & Microfilm: The Fourth Piece of Crowley’s 360⁰ Solution

 

 

 

 

 

 

We previously wrote a blog post about Crowley’s technical support services – the third of our four solution categories. Our intention was to quickly follow with the fourth category, parts and microfilm, but developing our new website took priority. Now that we’ve launched the new site (take a peek!),  we’re on track …

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New Website Enhances Search for Clients

Do you remember the Sears “Big Book” – the three-inch-thick, three-pound tome delivered to homes annually until 1993? Children pored over the toy section; women dreamed through the home goods; and men went directly to car accessories and tools. For more than 100 years, the Sears catalog served as “a …

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Crowley Interns: Where are they now?

As our tenth intern begins her Crowley tour of duty, it’s a great time to check in on those who have formerly trained with our marketing department while earning college credits. Although many companies find that an intern requires a greater time investment than they deem valuable, The Crowley Company …

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