Document Scanning & Management for Research Facilities

Increasing productivity, efficiency, and storage space for research facilities in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, DC, Pennsylvania & New Jersey since 1985.

QFI, Inc. is a document scanning and management solution company that has been serving Maryland, Virginia, Washington, DC, Pennsylvania & New Jersey since 1985. At QFI, Inc., we can tailor our document scanning, management, and conversion services to provide the most cost-effective solution for your:

  • Medical research facility
  • Laboratory
  • Academic research institute
  • Think tank
  • NGO research center
  • And more

Our document scanning and management solutions can help research centers minimize costs, cut down on storage space necessary for paper records, and, most importantly, streamline processes and documentation of current and past research projects. Call us today or contact us online to request an estimate!

Our Services for Research Facilities

Our high-volume scanning technology can scan millions of pages per week. Let us provide the best solution for your organization. We provide:

Scanning & Digitizing Services

From survey notes and lab results to academic journals and transcripts, QFI, Inc. has your document scanning needs covered. We scan all types of documents, including:

  • Paper records, from standard weight bond to “onion skin”
  • Books
  • Microfilm
  • Microfiche
  • Jacketed film
  • Aperture cards
  • Fragile, archival, and historical documents
  • Engineering drawings / oversized drawings
  • Film, slides, and other transparent objects (such as X-rays and Mylar drawings)

Conversion Formats We Offer

Image File Formats; Bi-tonal, Grayscale and Color

  • TIFF
  • PDF
  • PNG
  • GIF
  • BMP
  • JPEG, JBIG, JPEG2000

PDF Functions

  • Editing
  • Linking
  • Bookmarking
  • Global Bookmarking
  • Cataloging (enhance searching across many PDF files)
  • 508 Compliancy

Output Data File Formats

  • All major and most minor database tables, CSV, ASCII, Unicode, Spreadsheet
  • ECM/EMR and most Records Management System formats

Other Processing Services

  • OCR / ICR / OMR
  • Form and Survey Design for Electronic Data Extraction
  • Form and Survey Data Extraction
  • CD/DVD Design, Pre-mastering, Duplication and Packaging
  • Data Entry
  • Indexing

Consulting Services

  • Paperless Office Feasibility
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Requirements Development
  • Solution Design
  • Document Collection Surveys
  • Return on Investment

Document & Data Management Services

A big part of our role when providing a solution for your organization is adding indexing information and meta data to all document conversions so that they are easily found all together at any time. By removing paper from that process, you can still retrieve files in seconds—no more back-aching searching through rolling shelves amongst hundreds of other files or notes.

When you work with our team, we will develop project requirements for your document scanning and management project, including:

  • File conversion type (TIFF, PDF, PNG, GIF, BMP, etc.)
  • PDF functions (editing, linking, bookmarking, cataloging, and enhanced searching, etc.)
  • Output data file formats (CSV, ASCII, Unicode, etc.)

Benefits of Document Scanning & Management from QFI, Inc.

Document management from QFI, Inc. allows for:

  • Decreased time spent filing and finding hard copy or paper documents
  • Increased storage by removing the need for filing rooms
  • Speedy document retrieval with instant access
  • Increased security with authorization or access levels
  • Environmentally friendly office practices by cutting down on paper usage
  • Increased protection of your documents and minimized risk of document theft or destruction from a fire or flood

Document Scanning for Research Centers in MD, VA, DC, NJ & PA

Have your document scanning project done right the first time. Experience the professional workmanship and project management that QFI, Inc. provides—whether your project is large or small.

For more information about how our document scanning, conversion, and management services can help your MD, VA, DC, NJ, or PA area research facility or organization, call QFI, Inc. at 301-284-8789 or contact us online!