The Archivist — Non Destructive Scanning

When you think of scanning, many people visualize loose pages quickly passing through a scanner, which are then turned into digital files. The majority of the time it happens exactly like that. But what about when a client has a book or bound material?  In the past, the pages would need to be removed from […]

Why a Nondestructive Scanner Was Used for 1928 English Garden Bicycle Tour Project

Posted on December 15, 2015 by

(Part of Pinetec’s historical blog series) We recently completed a unique scanning project for a local resident. The project was to scan three diaries from of a trip to England in 1928. For some traditional projects we can remove the spine and use a high-speed scanner. The diaries, which are over 86 years old, needed to be […]

Document Scanning Basics

Posted on November 18, 2015 by

Scanning & Basic Terminology I am often asked to explain what goes into document scanning. It is much more involved than laying a piece of paper on the scanner and pressing a button. This is the first in a series of blog posts related to document scanning and conversion services that Pinehurst offers. It includes […]