Daniel Reetz, the founder of the DIY Book Scanner community, has recently started making videos of prototyping and shop tips. If you are tinkering with a book scanner (or any other project) in your home shop, these tips will come in handy. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn0gq8 ... g_8K1nfInQ

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by Librum
06 Jul 2017, 00:16
Forum: HELP
Topic: Hand scanner issue
Replies: 1
Views: 226

Re: Hand scanner issue

Have similar unit. VuPoint Magic Wand. Shelved. Issue is flaky switches. I have had to take it apart to clean, and it is a pain. If you can not get to the 'glass' with a lens wipe, you are pretty much stuck with having to disassemble. Considering the cost, I would toss it.
by Librum
20 May 2014, 10:39
Forum: Chat
Topic: How to scan with slightly raised texture on page?
Replies: 3
Views: 2786

Re: How to scan with slightly raised texture on page?

Well, not the same artist, but I think the link gave me the clue to search further. The art form is called 'quilling'.

Thanks.

Librum
by Librum
14 May 2014, 16:47
Forum: Chat
Topic: How to scan with slightly raised texture on page?
Replies: 3
Views: 2786

Re: How to scan with slightly raised texture on page?

I like it! I remember seeing one of an owl before, but lost the link. Any chance you can tell me where you found this one? It looks to be the same artist.

Sarah
of the Librum
by Librum
02 Oct 2013, 12:10
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: Scanning Reference books
Replies: 2
Views: 3479

Re: Scanning Reference books

Vanille, As in PDF internal links, or as html framework to image links, or as pure OCR, or as... Frankly, there is not enough detail about your desires to even hazard a guess. OUR, the Librum's, SOP is to make images, put them into a pdf, but not to do the OCR ('find text'). We take and make an ATOC...
by Librum
17 Sep 2013, 10:57
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: Copyright Thoughts
Replies: 3
Views: 7664

Re: Copyright Thoughts

Let me preface this post by saying IANAL. (I Am Not A Lawyer)(pronounced I-Anal) ;) . I am a research librarian who often has to work in the international copyright framework, but/so please consider my comments as 'layman'. The copyright issues are even more complex than most people realize. Mr Brew...
by Librum
26 Jun 2013, 19:41
Forum: Introductions and connections
Topic: Post something about yourself here (The Hello Thread)
Replies: 436
Views: 208872

Re: Post something about yourself here (The Hello Thread)

Thank you for letting me access. I am Sarah, the senior research librarian of the Librum. Librum, translated, is 'scales', or 'place where scales are kept', so a Librum is a community center, which usually includes a 'Librium' (library)(note the ' i ' ). Our old order Mennonite enclave is part of a ...