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Map & Atlas Collections: Scanning Services

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Scanner Access Policy

Northwestern University Library Scanner Access & Use Policy

  1. Access to the Contex Large Format Scanner is offered to students, faculty and university staff.
  2. All materials to be scanned must be from the NU Library collection, or have a demonstrated research, instructional, non-commercial purpose.
  3. All materials to be scanned must be evaluated as to the condition and suitability so as not to damage the item or the scanner.
  4. Staff assistance is required for use of the Contex scanner.
  5. To request assistance, please contact govinfo@northwestern.edu

Scanning Help

Contact us at govinfo@northwestern.edu

The Contex Scanner is located in the University Library on the Lower Level in Room B190 but library staff must operate this equipment.

 

Specifications

Contex HD Ultra i4250s Color Scanner

Offers Hi-Resoultion imaging of NU collection's maps, posters and other large format documents.

 

Maximum Scan Width:   42 inch (1067 mm)
Scanning Speeds: 
4,0 (inch/second) 200 RGB Color
2,0 (inch/second) 200 dpi grayscale/monochrome

Your Librarian

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Anne Zald
Contact:
Anne Zald
Subjects: Government Information; Gender & Sexuality Studies; Social Science Data; Regulatory Compliance
Main Library Room 1214
Northwestern University Library
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
anne.zald@northwestern.edu
847-467-6441
Skype Contact: anne.zald
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Map & Large Format Scanning

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Kelsey Rydland
Contact:
Mudd Library, Office 2159
2333 Tech Drive, Evanston IL
847.467.7189