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Digitization: Technology Options

This is not an endorsement of any product(s) and is not meant to be an exhaustive list. 

Collaborative Digitization Programs

  • Internet Archive
  • Collaborative Digitization Programs of the United States
  • LYRASIS Digital

Software

  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Omeka

Post Processing

  • Irfanview
  • Engauge Digitizer

Delivery

  • ContentDM/OCLC
  • Greenstone Digital Library (open source)
  • Hathi Trust
  • Omeka.net/Omeka (server) (Cloud option)

Scanning

  • CloudScan
  • Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500
  • OmniPage
  • PaperPort
  • Ricoh MP C4503 MFD Printer
  • Scanitto Pro
  • ScanWiz
  • SilverFast
  • VueScan
  • A list of scanners by the University of North Texas Libraries Digital Project Unit

Vendors

  • State and Local Vendors on the GSA schedule (look here for options for digitizing)

Hardware

  • GSA Hardware Vendors
  • Equipment descriptions by the University of North Texas Libraries Digital Project Unit