Jacob inspects a microfilm for condition and content.
Using the splicer to add a longer leader and tail to each microfilm.
Splicing on the leader and tail to prepare the film for scanning.
Checking original inventory wrapper against targets on film.
Recording contents, including Vatican shelfmarks of manuscripts on each film.
Microfilm ready for scanning, bagged with completed data form and yellow card.
Microfilms are color-coded to indicate various stages in the digitization process.
Microfilms with yellow cards are pre-processed and ready for scanning.