Do you need a scanner? Cameras have pretty high resolution these days, are instant capture and if you get a rig with two you can capture an opening with one shot. They're also probably faster to operate unless you are disbinding and using a sheet feeder.
> On Sep 1, 2016, at 8:40 PM, Matt Sherman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi all,
> We are doing some digital preservation of our legacy theses and my
> boss wanted to get a newer second scanner to move along the project.
> As such I was wondering if anyone had suggestions for a good bed or
> book scanner that could help make some good quality scans, preferably
> ones we could OCR, that doesn't require a lot of space or a darkroom?
> I typically have used what my employer already had and as such haven't
> had to buy equipment before so I wasn't sure what a decent one would
> be. Any suggestions would be welcome.
> Matt Sherman