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Thursday, 25th November 2010

Los Angeles Times: "Digital Technology Lets Libraries Share Their Fragile Treasures With the World"

From an Los Angeles Times Article by David Sarno:

Equipped with imaging equipment far more powerful and often less expensive than a decade ago, libraries of all sizes are transforming their physical collections into virtual ones. The ultimate goal is to digitize troves of books and documents long hidden in basements and to share them with the world in electronic form.

"Name an institution, and if they have books they're looking to digitize them," said Nick Warnock, president of Los Angeles-based Atiz Innovation Inc., which sells a variety of scanning rigs that allow library technicians to scan as many as 800 pages a minute. The final result is a digitally bound book made from images of the original.

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