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Scanners, BookScan Stations and Other Peripherals

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Scanners and Bookscan Stations

Traditional flatbed scanners attached to PC and Mac Workstations as well as stand-alone BookScan stations and slide/negative scanners are available on all floors of the library. You may use them for free, but you need to provide digital storage media. All scanners are available to current FIT Students, Faculty, Staff. Visitors may only use BookScan stations. 

BookScan stations are capable of saving to USB drive, e-mail, Google Drive or smart phone (via QR Code Reader app). There are 6 BookScan stations available throughout the Library and can be found on the 5th and 4th floors of the library. To learn how to use one, see step-by-step video tutorial below. 

Flat bed scanners:

  • 13 scanners to capture up to 8.5" x 11" size image
  • 4 scanners to capture up to 12" x 18" size image
  • 6 standalone Bookscan Stations to capture up to 12" x 18" size image

Negative / Slide scanning:

  • Plustek OpticFilm 8100i for 36.8mm x 25.4mm (E436)
  • Nikon Super coolscan 9000ED (E436)
  • Accessories for scanning film negatives and slides are available for some of the flatbed scanners and can be checked out at the Access Services desk on the 5th floor.

A copystand for photographing flatwork of larger dimensions is available in Art Resources Laboratory (ARL).

The 4 iMacs and 3 PC Workstations with flatbed and slide/negative scanners located on the 6th floor in E620 are dedicated exclusively for scanning and are not connected to Pay for Print network. 

  See BookScan video tutorial below for step-by-step instructions.

Other Peripherals

The following items are available for check out at the 5th Floor Access Services Desk and are free of charge to FIT Students, Faculty and Staff.

  • Digital Cameras
  • Wacom Tablets
  • Media Card Reader
  • Negative/slide scanning accessories (certain scanners)