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Where There’s A Will There’s A Way – Digitization at The University of Mary Washington

November 9, 2016 The University of Mary Washington’s Digital Archiving Lab in Fredericksburg, Virginia is currently using the Book2Net Cobra overhead scanner to help convert the Simpson Library’s rare and unique archival materials into digital formats. The Cobra utilizes two high-resolution area sensors in combination with high quality optics, safe handling and LED illumination to…

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September 28, 2016 Imagine millions upon millions of rare, fragile books, locked away in some darkened room in the back of some sparsely patronized library, never seeing the light of day, or perhaps more pointedly, never being pulled out and opened by human hands; never perused by human eyes– forgotten, awaiting further decay and disappearing…

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Clark Art Institute picks Book2Net Spirit

26 July 2016 The Clark Art Insitiute has chosen Ristech to provide it with the means to digitize their extensive collection of historically significant media. Using the book2net Spirit scanner, they can archive and make publically available materials that are too delicate to be handled by anyone but historians. This will allow a more in…

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Kirtas Helps McMaster University Master Digitization

April 7, 2016 With four libraries, more than two million visitors and a combined total of more than two million books, McMaster University in Ontario, Canada is a top ranked research establishment in Canada and it is considered one of the leading research institutions in the world. The Library’s William Ready Division of Archives and…

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What is PDF/A Anyways?

March 15, 2016 So you’ve probably heard the term PDF/A tossed around when discussing digitization output. In fact, you may have seen it mentioned right here on our website. But what is PDF/A? Should you use it in your projects or recommend it to your customers? Well, here is a crash course in PDF/A. Think…

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Kirtas Helps Tsadra Foundation Preserve Valuable Tibetan Buddhist Texts

March 9, 2016 Tsadra Foundation’s Research Department, nestled amongst the picturesque foothills of the majestic Rocky Mountains in Boulder, Colorado has recently selected Kirtas’ KABIS IIIw book scanner from Ristech’s unique line of high quality digitization systems to help contribute to the preservation of Tibetan Buddhist culture and further its mission to support the advancement…

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Fly Smoother Skies With docWorks Control Center

February 23, 2016 Flying circles in an endless holding pattern with your current digitization workflow? docWorks offers a virtual cockpit and command center for managing production workflow and system environment of digitization projects. A comprehensive solution that easily navigates through large or multiple digitization projects; Streamlined Multiproject Management and Statistical Analysis removes unexpected take-off delays…