Using the Library:Scanning Guides

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Photographic Film Scanning

The Main Library has two scanners located near the Group Study Room.  Library Image Services offers assistance with photographic film scanning. 

For assistance, please contact Image Services:  images@calarts.edu

Silverfast Instruction Manual - Reflective

Silverfast Instruction Manual - Transparency

Text Scanning to PDF

Adding Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to PDFs makes the material searchable, editable, and compatible with assistive technology tools and text-to-speech/screen reading software.

These manuals explain how to create a PDF with OCR using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC software:

Scan to PDF with OCR


Add OCR to Existing PDFs

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