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Bound Book Digitizing Services Help Libraries Go Green

Apr 12th 2017 | Posted By: Webmaster

Every day, more and more businesses talk about “going green”, and are usually met with public approval and boosts in sales or customer interaction. As the impact of our actions on the earth becomes clearer with time, it’s easy to understand why businesses and organizations need to consider how they can make their location eco-friendlier. Libraries house huge collections of books, many of which are not created from recycled materials. One great way that libraries can go green is to utilize bound book digitizing services.

The LEED Certification System is a rating system that gives libraries a grade based on their green efforts. One of the grading points is “Materials and Resources”, and this is where bound book digitizing services can come in handy. Rather than purchasing multiple copies of materials for patrons to check out, many libraries are focusing on digitizing...

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Bound Book Digitization Services Are Changing Education

Feb 2nd 2017 | Posted By: Webmaster

Schools around the nation are already seeing a shift from printed material to digital files. As more universities, high schools, and even elementary schools turn to screens to supplement or complete educational goals, bound book digitization services can help. Allowing students to access material online gives them a richer experience, and works with their natural learning style or life rhythm. Students can access materials at any time, create digital portfolios of their work to be referenced for years to come, and do much more.

By digitizing the educational materials, students also have a wider variety of textbooks and supplementary materials to learn from, and in more affordable ways. When bound book digitization services make it easy for publishers or educators to distribute millions of copies without extra printing costs, that savings is passed to the students....

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Bound Book Imaging Services and the Evolution of Libraries

Dec 21st 2016 | Posted By: Webmaster

In the past, libraries have always been safe havens for book lovers, academic researchers, and people in need of access to community services. These bastions of literature didn’t change much in hundreds of years, always filled with books and staffed by librarians who doubled as guides to a variety of support services in the local area. But these days, the role of the library, as well as libraries themselves, is evolving, and bound book imaging services are becoming a major part of that shift.

Recently, libraries have become far more technical, providing access to free Internet, digital books, and other technological services. This is not only influenced by the way people use technology now, but also by the desire to preserve literature from natural disasters and other destruction. With a history that includes the infamous Library of Alexandria, it’s no wonder that libraries today turn to bound book imaging services to preserve the ideas in public...

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Should You Digitize Large, Rare Books?

Sep 17th 2015 | Posted By: Webmaster

Once upon a time, the printed book was the best way to store information and then share it with others. First, books were hand-written, which was a painstaking process. The advent of the printing press revolutionized the industry, making it possible to print multiple copies of a book in a relatively short time.

While modern machines have improved on the original printing press design immensely, the concept has remained largely the same for centuries, but today that has changed. Digital technology has made it possible to copy, store and share information even from rare, antique and fragile books. Should you digitize large books / digitize rare books, though? The answer is a resounding yes. Why, though?

Protect the Information and the Book

One of the most important reasons to digitize large, rare books is to protect both the information found within that book, as well as the book itself. If a rare book is damaged and the...

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4 Things You Should Understand about Oversize Book Scanning Services

Sep 13th 2015 | Posted By: Webmaster

Book scanning has come a long, long way. Once upon a time, it was a painstaking process done manually. Today, there is new technology on the scene, and the individual pages can be scanned electronically and then saved as a digital file. Book scanning has advanced quite a lot in just a few years, and even oversize book scanning service is not only possible, but expedient. What should you know about scanning oversized books? Here are a few important things.

Destructive or Non-Destructive?

There are two primary types of oversize book scanning in use today – destructive and non-destructive. Destructive book scanning is the faster of the two, but is only useful in situations where the information contained in the book is more valuable than the book itself. For instance, you might scan a coffee table book printed in the last few years to digitize the pictures and information. The book itself has little value beyond the information...

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Protect Your Hard Work with Paper Notebook Scanning Services

Sep 12th 2015 | Posted By: Webmaster

Whether you’re a researcher, a student, a biologist or an author, your research is an invaluable asset. It’s the only copy of your hard work, and contains essential information. If something where to happen to your notebook, years of effort could be lost in an instant. It makes sense to protect that information, but how can you do that? The simplest way is to make use of paper notebook scanning services. These services transform your notes into digital format, protecting them essentially forever.

What Notebooks Can Be Scanned?

Simply put, any notebook can be scanned. It’s a relatively simple process that takes the physical notes in your notebook and transforms them into a digital format. Once converted, those notes can be stored on your computer or through your preferred cloud platform. You can access them, use them, and even modify them in many instances.

Why Scan Paper Notebooks?

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Large Antique Book Scanning Service Preserves Information and Saves Your Books

Sep 12th 2015 | Posted By: Webmaster

Whether you have a single antique book or an entire historical collection of rare volumes, it’s important that you protect them. Time is the enemy of the printed page, but your antique books can also be damaged through other means. Too much handling, or incorrect handling, can be devastating. Spills, fire, and flood damage – all of these can destroy those books. Large antique book scanning services gives you the means to protect both the information in your books, as well as the volumes themselves. What should you know?

What Is Book Scanning?

Book scanning is a relatively new technology that allows you to take the information contained in your book and digitize it. This gives you a digital copy that can be duplicated any number of times, and won’t be susceptible to damage in any form. It can be shared with others, posted online, emailed, even printed out if you really want to do so.

Of course, there are a couple of types...

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5 Benefits of Large Format Book Scanning Services

Sep 11th 2015 | Posted By: Webmaster

Books come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, from mass-market paperbacks to log books, map books, university textbooks and much, much more. They provide the means to store and share information with readers almost indefinitely, but books are sadly not indestructible.

Age, accident, fire, spills and other issues can damage paper books, rendering them useless. Preserving that information is vital, and large format book scanning offers the means to transform expansive books into something new – a digital format that can be protected and preserved forever. Whether you have a collection of antique map books that needs to be protected, unique periodicals from a bygone age, or a valuable collection of historical books, large format book scanning service offers a number of benefits. 1. Digitize the Contents

Perhaps the most important advantage offered by large format book scanning is the ability to digitize the contents of those...

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Digital Books in High Demand in 2015

Jun 2nd 2015 | Posted By: Webmaster

With the inclusion of Amazon into the digital book world, as well as many other vendors like Barnes and Noble, books are, more than ever, demanded by readers in digital format. eBook sales surpassed paperback by a lot, year after year since 2011.

The future is definitely moving toward digital books because of the convenience of taking a reading tablet anywhere and having the content available virtually from any place in the world. With this, book scanning services are in high demand this year.

With books available in digital format, there is no concern of losing valuable information or not having your book available when you want it. With a good book digitization services you can turn all your books into digital format and have them available on all your devices via cloud service if you choose. Another concern of book lovers, students, and people of all professions is losing books that they value. By digitizing the books they can make sure they will never get lost...

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Book Digitizing Services

May 13th 2015 | Posted By: Webmaster

Publishing companies are realizing the boom in the past years of books in digital format. Thus, book digitizing services are becoming in demand and used by both publishing companies and self-publishing authors.

Also, a student, for example, might use a book digitizing service if he or she needs to travel after graduation and is unable to take important books with him or her due to baggage limits or costs.

Lack of storage or living space can be a problem to those living in small apartments or in temporary housing. Digitizing books is a wonderful solution to those who do not have the room to add another bookshelf to their homes yet want to be able to access their books at any time.

There are a few book digitizing service providers out there, but before you choose one, make sure to do your research and find out the one that best suits your needs. Reliable service provider will have experienced staff members that you can feel comfortable entrusting...

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