When scanning images, how large you need to scan them depends on how you plan on using them...

Scanning Guidelines

Using the Scanners

These directions are for the software/hardware available in the VR Library, but can be applied to using other scanners we well.

Flatbed scanning tip (whether for printing or projection):

For best results when scanning an image which is near, or interrupted by, the spine of the book, always have the spine oriented perpendicular to the bulb of the scanner.