Tag Archives | scanning

what's wrong with this picture?

Yes, that was a trick question. There is everything wrong with these pictures. As a matter of fact there is nothing right about them. Since the majority of digital cameras take images that are worlds better than this, I can only assume that these were taken with a cheap cell phone. This is bad. Basic […]

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Report from the Front – Carol in Colorado

Carol Brussel from Laura Nevada’s Library is liveblogging from the 29th Annual Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar. 8.9.07 – i confess i started the latest range war. yes, the book seminar today was chock full of great presentations and fabulously helpful information, particularly for the internet-selling-impaired. we began by hearing from kevin johnson, who gave up […]

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give me that olde tyme religion

I took a little trip down memory lane today. Rebekah from Coelacanth Books, convinced me to pry my ass out of this chair and nip over to the Pepperell Library Sale. having lost my taste for library sales with the invention of Scoutpal, I went grudgingly. It turned out to be quite nice in a […]

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1001 uses for a book #425 – Scanner

From the Datamancer site – a flatbed scanner that was built into a custom fabricated leather-bound tome.

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cool tool portable bar code scanner

The IntelliScanner is a portable, battery-operated, barcode scanner which can be used to scan and index any bar-coded item. With one swish of the scanner, scan your bar-coded items and then sync the device with your PC/Mac via the scanner’s USB interface. The scanned items are loaded onto the IntelliScanner’s 6 software programs. Based on […]

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clever idea • one of the GTD (getting things done) blogs of which there are a LOT – [How much work are all these GTD bloggers getting done, while they are blogging about GTD?] anyways . . . . a clever idea is to digitize paperwork by faxing it to yourself specifically using Jconnect Free […]

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banktoaster – DIY holiday card

I spent the evening curled up with my new high-res scanner – my birthday present to me. And figured I’d share the wealth. If you right click on this and SAVE LINK AS you will get a 320KB Hi-res scan of this old engraving (HolidayCard2.gif). It prints up nice and sharp at 4″x6″ and you […]

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I'm a friend of Bill S.

And if I must say so myself, the quality of the image is pretty damn good. I am hoping to buy a hi-res scanner in the near future and improve it even more. Soon, we will have the Printing Press, Tom Sawyer and others as large posters, postcards and 11″ x 17″ mini posters.

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What Bookdealers Call their Most Annoying Customers

in from Book Doctor Gwen:As some of you know, I’m an obsessive-compulsive word collector. Here’s my lastest collection, posted merely for amusement. What Bookdealers Call their Most Annoying Customers, and Other Useful Terms credit card neurosis: condition of customer who is afraid to give you cc info over the net; usually they telephone instead. There […]

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cool tool – usb scanner

This is one of my favorite things – this HP Photo Scanner 1000 I got off ebay. I have several hundred photos I need to digitize but it’s also very handy for nicking the odd page ornament out of a book. (especially since there is stuff piled on my flat bed scanner) This item was […]

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