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Scanners in Public Schools: Equipping the NEXT Net Generation

Posted by Scannx on Mon, Sep 22, 2014

There’s been a bit of discussion on what catchy name to assign to the generation that includes today’s high school and middle school students, who were born after the year 2000. Suggestions have included Generation Z, the iGeneration, Gen Tech, TwoKays, Screeners, Gen Net, and Digital Natives.

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The Advantages of a Book-Edge Scanner for Special Collections

Posted by Scannx on Mon, Sep 08, 2014

Special Collections pose special challenges in today’s push for digital library materials. Patrons and researchers expect to be able to use even the most obscure and precious materials in a digital format. Libraries are responding by scanning special collections and archives to make them available online, or by providing access to a book scanner that is safe for delicate and bound materials. One of the best affordable tools for safe scanning is the patented book-edge scanning bed of the Scannx Book ScanCenter.

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