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Byline: Joy Campbell
June 12--The Daviess County Clerk's office has received a $42,360 grant from the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives that will be used to scan mortgage books into a digital imaging system. "We will be scanning about 353,000 images in the mortgage books, converting those into TIFFs and then creating DVDs," said Deputy Clerk Richard House. "We'll be turning them into microfilm." A TIFF is a Tagged Image File Format copyrighted by Adobe used for storing image files.
The mortgage books are from 1990 to 2000. Getting this batch of records converted means the office will have more images on computer files, making searches faster. …