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Scanning & Other Digital Conversion

Digitize your family memories, including photos, slides, negatives, home movies, audio, and more. Convert these and other items from older formats to current digital formats. We provide a variety of scanning and other digital conversion equipment. Our scanners are available for self-service. While we do not provide services for patrons, we provide assistance with using the scanning equipment.

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Scanning & Other Digital Equipment

Photo Feed Scanners - Epson (Stations #73-74)

November 07, 2022 10:58 AM
The Epson FF-680W Photo Feed Scanners quickly scan print photos.

Flatbed Scanners-Plustek Opticbook A300 Plus (Stations #35-38)

November 07, 2022 11:04 AM
Use the Plustek Opticbook A300 Plus scanner to scan books, documents or pictures. The glass plate runs right to the edge so you can scan books without damaging the spine and without the curve and shadow in the gutter.

Flatbed Scanners-Epson 12000XL (Station #40-41)

June 03, 2024 02:19 PM
Epson 12000XL Scanner. Use for high resolution scanning of slides, negatives, print photographs, and documents. Good for when you want to use the digital images to make high quality prints.

Slides/Negatives Flatbed Scanners (Station #39)

June 03, 2024 02:39 PM
Epson Perfection v750 Pro Scanner. Use for any slides that need to be printed. Can also scan negatives.

Kodak Slides/Negatives (Station #62)

June 11, 2024 04:37 PM
Convert slides and negative film to digital formats.

Slide Carousel Scanner (Station #75-76)

June 03, 2024 02:52 PM
SlideSnap Pro. Scan slides quickly in good quality.

Bookeye Overhead Scanner (Station # 42)

November 07, 2022 11:06 AM
KIC Bookeye 4 scanner. Scan books quickly with less wear on spine.

Document Feed Scanners - Canon (Stations #43-44)

November 07, 2022 10:59 AM
Canon Document Feed scanners rapidly scan documents through a feeder.

Shotbox

June 03, 2024 03:24 PM
Light Studio. Use a phone camera to take images of 3D objects, documents, photos, books, etc, in this photo-light studio.

Microfilm ScanPro 3000

June 03, 2024 03:34 PM
Read and scan microfilm and microfiche. Has auto-scan feature for microfilm.

Mini DV Scanner (Station #66)

June 04, 2024 01:25 PM
SONY HVR-M25U 1080i HDV. Digitizes Mini DV cassettes.

Hi 8 Scanner (Station #65)

June 03, 2024 03:53 PM
SONY EV-C100. Digitizes Hi 8 analog video.

8mm/Super 8 Converter

June 03, 2024 04:00 PM
Wolverine Data Film2Digital MovieMakerPro 8mm/Super 8 Converter. Digitize your 8mm/Super8 silent movies.

VHS Digital Converter (Station #63)

June 03, 2024 04:08 PM
DMR-EZ48V. Digitize your VHS tapes.

Digital8 Camcorder

June 03, 2024 04:14 PM
Digital8 Converter. Digitize your Digital8 cassettes.

BetaMax Player (Station #63)

June 03, 2024 04:20 PM
BetaMax Converter. Digitize your BetaMax tapes.

TASCAM CC-222 (Station #71)

June 03, 2024 04:26 PM
Cassette to CD Conversion.

ION TAPE 2 PC (Station #72)

June 03, 2024 04:31 PM
Cassette to digital conversion.

Audio Reel-to-Reel (Station #70)

June 11, 2024 04:14 PM
Record audio onto tape reels.

DVD/CD Drive (Roofull)

February 05, 2024 11:21 AM
Roofull External DVD/CD drive. Use to read or write discs in these formats.

DVD/CD Drive (Rioddas)

February 05, 2024 01:26 PM
Riodass External DVD/CD drive. Use to read or write discs in these formats.

Blu-Ray/M-Disc/DVD/CD Drive - LG

February 05, 2024 10:52 AM
LG Slim Portable Blue-Ray / DVD Writer also compatible with M-discs and CDs. Use to read or write discs in these formats.

Scanner Basics Videos

Scanning Basics: Before You Start

May 15, 2024 02:26 PM
by Jessica Hicks (23 February 2017)

Scanning Documents, Photos, and Slides: The Basics for Genealogists

May 14, 2024 04:21 PM
by James Tanner (21 November 2016)
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Scanner FAQs

  • Most of our equipment can be reserved through our online reservation page. If you can't find the equipment you're looking for, someone at our help desk will be happy to assist you.

  • Slidesnap Pro (Station #75 - 76)

    • Captures the slides as is, with no pre-capture processing
    • You can scan your slides rapidly, but cannot edit them in the program
    • We recommend using this for scanning large quantities of slides.

    Large Epson Flatbed (Station #40-41)

    • This scanner has the ability to apply color restoration to images when scanning. This makes the colors on the digital image reflect more of the true colors of the original image, and removes such things as red, blue, or yellow tint common to old slides or print photos.
    • Due to the high resolution and editing abilities this scanner has, it takes longer to scan than other scanners.
    • This scanner is recommended for any slides that need to be printed.

    Small Epson Flatbed (Station #39)

    • This scanner has the ability to apply color restoration to slides when scanning.
    • This makes the colors on the digital image reflect more of the true colors of the image, and removes the red or blue tint slides often have.

    Kodak Slides/Negatives Scanner (Station #62)

    • Use for 35mm slides
    • Scans both color and black and white
  • Plustek Optibook Flatbed (Stations # 35-38)

    • This scanner is best if your photos are old/fragile.
    • The scanner has the capability to scan as a PDF, JPEG and other file types.
    • You can also do color scan, greyscale, or black and white.
    • You should bring a USB to save your files.

    Large Epson Flatbed (Stations #40-41)

    • Good for high resolution scanning large print photographs.
    • Good for when you want to use the digital images to make high quality prints.

    Photo Feed Scanner (Stations #73-74)

    • This scanner allows you to scan large amounts of photos at one time.
    • Best for images no larger than 8"x11"
    • The feeder allows for 20-25 photos at a time.
    • Each photo takes 1-3 seconds to scan.
    • You can also enhance your photos through the program, but it will add to your scan time.
    • You should bring a USB to save your photos.
  • Plustek Optibook Flatbed (Stations # 35-38)

    • This scanner is best if your photos are old/fragile.
    • The scanner has the capability to scan as a PDF, JPEG and other file types.
    • You can also do color scan, greyscale, or black and white.
    • You should bring a USB to save your files.

    Large Epson Flatbed (Stations #40-41)

    • Good for high resolution scanning of documents.
    • Due to the high resolution and editing abilities this scanner has, it takes longer to scan than other scanners.
  • Plustek Optibook Flatbed (Stations # 35-38)

    • This scanner can be used to scan scrapbooks and books.
    • The scanner has the capability to scan as a PDF, JPEG and other file types.
    • You can also do color scan, greyscale, or black and white.
    • You should bring a USB to save your files.
  • Large Epson Flatbed (Stations #40-41)

    • Good for high resolution scanning of photographic film negatives.
    • You will need to bring a USB to save your scans.

    Small Epson Flatbed (Station #39)

    • This scanner has the ability to apply color restoration when scanning.
    • This makes the colors on the digital image reflect more of the true colors of the image, and removes the red or blue tint slides often have.
    • Bring a USB flash drive or external hard drive to save your files.