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For easy access we offer our Compass Research System; an ArcaSearch hosted cloud based application. The core technology employed in ArcaSearch’s Compass Research System has proven to be the single most cost-effective solution to historic-records management challenges faced by higher education, publishers, businesses and local governments. The Compass Research System is adapted to the specific requirements of each individual client for the secure preservation and ready access of its document archives.


 

Cloud Based Application

Your annual software license includes web-hosting of your archive digitized by ArcaSearch. With ArcaSearch hosting the archive, county governments avoid capital equipment costs and minimize the impact on local network infrastructure and personnel. You simply need a connection to the Internet and a few basic system requirements.

System Requirements

  • PC: Windows 7 or newer recommended, Internet Explorer recommended
  • PC: Adobe Acrobat Reader 9 or newer, with your browser set to view PDF files
  • Monitor resolution set to 1024 x 768 or higher
  • Pop up blockers should be disabled for optimal viewing
  • NOTE: Acrobat X(10) or above will not natively allow Hit Highlighting and requires a plug in
 

 

COMMERCIAL RESEARCH SYSTEMS

 

ArcaSearch’s Compass Research System is a user friendly, yet powerful, cloud based application custom designed to navigate your historical county documents. The Compass Research System offers a content-on-demand environment built to take advantage of ArcaSearch’s 24-bit enhanced full-color high-resolution digitized archival images.

EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH SYSTEMS

 

Archivists and library directors frequently partner with their campus alumni and development offices to create exciting and engaging archives of student newspapers, yearbooks and other publications that both reconnect alumni with their alma mater and serve as an invaluable part of campus history - fully accessible to students, faculty and staff.

 
 

GOVERNMENT RESEARCH SYSTEMS

Designed to mirror your current interaction with historical records, the Compass Research System enables you to visually navigate tract indexes, and with a simple book and page query, directly retrieve the document. In addition to directly navigating to your content, you and your staff will be able to interact with your documents like never before by utilizing the Compass’s professional-grade text search feature.

PUBLISHING RESEARCH SYSTEMS

Your annual software license includes web-hosting of your archive digitized by ArcaSearch. With ArcaSearch hosting the archive, you avoid capital equipment costs and minimize the impact on local network infrastructure and personnel. You simply need a connection to the Internet and a few basic system requirements.