[Digitalarchivists] Hello, I need to scan books for personal use

Christopher Whipple crw at crwbot.com
Thu Aug 15 16:10:21 UTC 2013

Hi Vinay,

It's my understanding that we don't yet have the book scanner. Keep
watching this mailing list for updates, though.


On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 12:49 AM, Vinay Pimplé <vinay.pimple at gmail.com>wrote:

> Sorry for the repost, but I didn’t know that html emails are scrubbed as
> html attachments. So, here it is in plain text.
> Hi,
> New member of this mailing list. I am blind, and need the book scanner to
> scan and
> OCR a few books for my personal use. The publisher refused to make them
> available
> in electronic format despite repeated requests.
> Is the scanner fully set up? What is the software situation? Have any of
> you scanned
> anything yet? Can I use it, and can someone show me how to, at first?
> Sorry if I am missing stuff about the group. I tried to read some of the
> archived
> messages, but my 7zip uncompressed the gz files into garbage txt files.
> Vinay
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