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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Scholarly Commons Scanners

This guide provides instructions for using the scanners in the Scholarly Commons (Main Library 220)

Scholarly Commons

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Scholarly Commons
220 & 306 Main Library

Drop-ins welcome @ 306

306 Service Desk Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 10:30am-7:30 pm
Friday: 10:30 am - 6:30 pm
Sunday: 2:00pm - 6:30pm

Room 220 is open for use at all times the Main Library is open.

Phone: 217-244-1331
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Scholarly Commons Scanners

The Scholarly Commons is equipped with five high-end scanners to cover a variety of digitization needs.

  • Two Plustek Opticbook scanners: Two "book friendly" scanners that scan documents up to 12" x 17" at a resolution of 1,200 ppi.
  • Knowledge Imaging Center Bookeye 4 Scanner: An overhead scanner that scans books and documents.
  • EPSON Perfection V850 Pro scanner:A 48 bit color, professional grade scanner with ColorTrue Imaging System for reproducing images with accurate detail and color.
  • Epson WorkForce DS-6500 Color Sheet Feed Scanner: Offers 8.5'' x 11.7'' flatbed and 100-sheet automatic document feeder scanning of one or two sided documents.

Scholarly Commons staff are trained to help you get started with your digitization projects. Please let us know if you have any questions.


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