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DIY Book Scanner meetup

Lucky Labrador Brew Pub
915 SE Hawthorne Boulevard
Portland, Oregon 97214, US (map)
Public WiFi



A meetup for people interested in building and using book scanners.

Do-It-Yourself Book Scanning is using cheap, compact cameras and free software to scan books quickly and efficiently. DIY Book Scanners can be as simple as a camera and a piece of glass or as involved as the Instructable that brought our community together.

DIY Book Scanners have been used to: -Prepare books for upload to the Internet Archive and Google Books. -Open up space in sagging bookshelves. -Make book collections more portable and accessible. -Preserve historical documents. -Help print-impaired people read. -and much more