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Digital Book Scanning

Ever wonder how a hard cover book gets into digital form for our Special Collections archive? The process is relatively simple, although there are a few steps involved. Some of the books and documents in our collection are rare, and while the library will preserve these to ensure they are available to anyone who is interested, digitizing helps preserve them in a unique way so that we can offer them to an Internet based audience. And this means reaching thousands of people, some of whom may not have access to a library at all.

The process begins with scanning....