Blog powered by Typepad
Member since 04/2004
AddThis Social Bookmark Button

« Report any child porn found on library computers | Main | Copyright and Cultural Institutions now available »

October 27, 2009

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341c69e553ef0120a67c76a4970c

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference DIY book scanning:

Comments

We use a Cruse digital scanner for all our book and artwork scanning, the quality with the Cruse is amazing but comes with a big price tag. I would be interested to see the quality of the DIY scanners and compare results.

I use a Canon 1DS MKII for book or microfilm scanning and the best lens for this is the EOS 50mm Macro lens which is totally rectilinear

Looks good.

Is there a manual available how to build them?

Peter,

You might want to take a look at the Decapod opensource project as well, which, like Daniel's project, is intended as an easy-to-use low cost package for digitization in libraries and archives (or wherever). It's currently in development and funded by the Mellon Foundation:

http://sites.google.com/site/decapodproject/

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment