The U.Va. Library offers scanning services for instruction and for self-service scanning. There is also information on services for digitization of special collections, video clips and other formats.
Scanning Documents for Instruction (Faculty and Instructors Only)
Instructional Scanning Services (ISS) provides assistance to faculty members by scanning and uploading course-related materials to the instructor’s UVaCollab webpage as additional readings. ISS also provides links to materials in electronic format to the Instructor’s UVaCollab, and scans materials for other instructional uses.
The University Library provides users with machines for self-service scanning in the Alderman, Clemons, Charles L. Brown Science and Engineering Library, Fine Arts, and Music libraries. Staff are available to help you with scanners. The largest dimension scanner available for public use is 11 x 17 inches.
The Scholars’ Lab offers self-service scanning for U.Va.-affiliated persons who would like to digitize text or images. Software and equipment is available for OCR and scanning high-resolution images.
The Government Documents unit on the 3rd floor of the Alderman Library provides equipment for scanning microfilm and microfiche.
Digital Media Lab
The Digital Media Lab provides self-service access to scanners that can digitize various non-print media formats such as video tape, 8 mm and 16 mm film, small and medium format film negatives, slides, and audio.
Charles L. Brown Science & Engineering Library
The Brown Science & Engineering Library provides access to self-service scanning for digitizing text or images. No special software is available for manipulating files.
Fine Arts Library ScanLab
ScanLab staff in the Fiske Kimball Fine Arts Library can advise users who prefer to digitize materials themselves on scanning, manipulating, and preserving their images. Software and equipment are available for scanning high-resolution images, and scanners can digitize negatives, slides, and documents up to 11 x 17 inches.
The Music Library provides access to equipment for scanning documents up to 11 x 17 inches, as well as microfilm and microfiche.