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Can you scan some images for me?

posted Aug 19, 2009, 8:06 AM by jhendersondis@colgate.edu   [ updated Aug 25, 2014, 10:19 AM by Lesley Chapman ]
Yes! But how we approach it depends on the use and origin of the images...

If you'd like to start a systematic digitization of your personal research slides, which would then only be used by you, we can help you with that. This would be a long-term project. See our FPICs page for more information.

If you'd like to digitize new images from print sources, slides, etc., which you believe would be helpful to you and others in the Colgate community, we can help with that too. For the digital images alone, we have a turn around time of at least 1 week for delivery. After they are digitized, we'll want to hang on to the source so as to be able to catalog them. We'd hope to have them in our online database within a semester's time, as we have a significant backlog of items to be cataloged. The images and data would then eventually live in MDID where they can be retrieved and downloaded time and time again, so you won't have to worry if you lose the initial CD of images you are given.

If you need something immediately, say, tomorrow!, we have scanners available in the library with detailed instructions on how to scan that will get you going even if it's your first time using a flatbed or slide scanner and Photoshop.