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Service Catalog: Scan and Digitize Materials

Summary (what you get):

Two types of resources are available on campus for faculty, students, and staff to digitize documents, photos, or slides:

  • Multi-functional devices (MFDs), which convert print documents to PDFs
  • Stand-alone scanners, which are attached to multiple workstations in the Rosensweig Learning Commons

Access to software for image editing and word recognition/OCR audio playback is provided in the Rosensweig Learning Commons. Slide and video digitization resources are also available.

Services Included:

Training and assistance using the following:

  • Document/photo image scanning
  • OCR (optical character recognition) scanning
  • Kurzweil program document reading and audio playback (in collaboration with the Center for Teaching and Learning)
  • Video/audio editing
  • Planning to determine appropriate file storage and access solutions (e.g. Blackboard or shared network folders)

What is Not Included:

IT Services staff members are available to assist in the use of equipment, but staff members do not perform these services.

Related Information:

Some printable instructions are available.

Where/how to request this service:

This service may be requested by contacting the Help Desk via e-mail at helpdesk@hws.edu or calling ext. 4357.


power button If you are having difficulty or you have unanswered questions, please submit a request, call the Help Desk at  (315) 781-4357, or e-mail helpdesk@hws.edu.