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Institution

Contact

Equipment

Willing to Share Experience?

Willing to Share Expertise?

Willing to Share Equipment?

Willing to collaborate on format-based grants?

York University

Scanners - Epson 10000XL (x4), BetterLight overhead scanner for maps/posters

Digitization suite for video - SAMMAsolo

Video- VHS, 1" Video Tape (BVH 2000), U-Matic

Audio - reel-to-reel: TASCAM-32, TEAC X300R, Philips N4504, Sony TC-630, Fostex A-series,

Audio- tape cassette: Nakamichi 681ZX

Yes

I'm not sure if we have any yet

Willing to host visitors - in-kind exchanges

YES!

University of Toronto

Digital media - Kryoflux, FC5025, Modular write blocker kit (Firewire, SATA/IDE, USB, SAS)

Yes

Yes, such as it is

Yes, though Kryoflux has some licensing issues. We can chat. =)

(thumbs up)

Queen's University

Scanners – Epson Perfection V750 Pro, Epson Perfection 4870 Photo, Fujitsu fi-4750C, Canon EOS 60D DSLR and camera stand

Microfilm – ScanPro 2000 scanners (x2)

Video – VHS (x2), Beta (x2), U-Matic (x2), ½" Tape (Sony AV-3600), Video 8 (Sony EV-S350)

Audio – Reel-to-reel: ReVox B77, ReVox A77 (both play 3 ¼ and 7 ½ ips), Sony TC-270 (1 7/8 ips); Cassette (x2); Microcassette

USB peripheral drives – 3½” floppy, 5¼” floppy, iOmega Zip

Digital media - FRED, Tableau forensic bridge (write blocker)


Scanners – Epson Perfection V600 

Epson GT-15000

book2net Spirit

Konica Minolta MS6000 MKII microform scanner

ScanPro 2000 microform scanners (five)

ST 200-DFV digital microform scanner

Yes

Yes

Depends on the equipment (would require in-house use for some pieces - but we love having visitors!)

Yes

Brock University







Laurentian University

Dan Scott

Marthe Brown

Atiz Bookdrive Pro w/ Canon EOS 5D Mark II cameras

Microform - ScanPro 3000 scanner

YesI'm sure we have noneMaybeProbably

University of Guelph







OCAD


Scanners - Epson 10000XL X2, Epson V700 Photo, HPN9120 (high capacity document scanner, flatbed too) X2

Digitization suite for video (in progress)- MacPro, DeckLink Studio, UltraScope

Video- VHS X2 (JVC) , U-Matic X2, DVD X2 (Samsung), DV/Mini DV (JVC BR-DV3000U), Hi8 (Sony)

Audio- Cassette deck (Luxman K-111)

Cameras - Nikon DSLR X2 (D700, D200)

Copystand - Kaiser rePro

Photography equipment - lights, backdrop, reflectors, softboxes, tripod, etc.

Sure

Sure (we've been focused mainly on digitizing images and text)

Depends on equipment, loan duration, and local needs.

Yes (pending UL approval)

Ryerson

Epson Expression 10000 XL scanners

Audio cassette deck - harman kardon CD 191

Digital camera - Nikon D40 K1

Camera / Copy Stand Solution (30"x40") ; TT1 Work Station 3040 ; X71 Digital Camera 71 MP

"Viewscan III Digital viewer/scanner (includes universal carrier, USB3, 7x­105x lens, 14MP
camera)"

Book2Net scanner

Yes

yes, to the extent that we have it.

Willing to host visitors - amenable to considering in-kind exchanges

Yes, pending approvals.

McMaster University

Kirtas 2400-RA Robotic Scanner (Kirtas BSE, Kirtas KILTS, Kirtas OCR Manager)

Extra-wide format scanner SmartLF Gx+ T56 (Suitable For: Reprographics, Mapping & GIS, Aeronautics & Automotive And Other Over Size Large Format Documents)

Epson Expression 10000 XL scanners

Cannon ImageFormula DR-4010 scanner

YesYesDepends on the equipment Yes
Western UniversityCheryl Woods

Extra-wide format scanner SmartLF Gx+ T56

Epson Expression 10000 XL scanner

YesYesDepends on equipment

Yes



University of WindsorDevon Mordell(still in the inventory stage)YesIf we can contribute any, most certainlyYes, if okay with making the trip to lovely WindsorYes - probably should mention the pending UL approval part as well
Library and Archives Canada / Digipres Division

FRED x2

Archive-IT account holder since 2013

Extensive hardware museum for migrating legacy carriers

Lots of external encrypted USB drives/keys (FIPS)

TEMPEST and EMSEC equipment /expertise

Epson Expression 10000XL

Macs (Macbook Mini / Pro / Air)

Spinning up Preservica

YesYes

(Digital government and private archives; digital library; Web Archiving Program; Digital Preservation Program; PAIMAS for records).
Willing to host visitors / send us your students!Perhaps?  If a federal body can be in-scope 


2.Comparison of Scanner types in general


Scanner typeFlatbedOverheadDrumSlide/FilmMicrofilmDigital Camera
Unique feature
OCR (Optical Character Recognition)



Sensor Technology*CCD/CISCCDPMTCCDCCDCCD/CMOS
Media Types**R, TRR, TTTR, T
Tonal Range***B/W, G, CB/W, GG, CG, CB/W, G, CG, C
Typical Size Limitations (inches)11x17
12x1735mm, 4x535mm. Some handle 16mm & 105mm, ficheNone
8.5x14 w/ADH****24x18
8.5x11 low-end 
Resolution Range (dpi)300-1200300-6001200-80001000-5000 5000-8500Pixel array: 1600x1200— 12000x10000
Price Range (US$)50-50,000+35,000-100,000+10,000-100,000+ 500-30,000 40,000-250,000 200-40,000
Typical Usesingle leaf, bound volumes (overhead type) oversizepre-pressorig. slides, intermediatesfilm, fiche, aperture cardsbound volumes, 3-D, fragile, oversize
* CCD=Charge Coupled Devices; CIS=Contact Image Sensor; PMT=Photomultiplier Tube; CMOS=Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
** R=Reflective; T=Transparent



*** B/W=Black and White; G=Grayscale; C=Color


****ADH=Automatic Document Handler



Other University Libraries:

  1. McGill:

    No.Name             Price
    1

    Kirtas KABIS I

    Page images are captured using the latest Canon 22MP cameras

    in full 24 bit color in a fraction of a second; one for left-side pages and one for right-side pages.

    The images can be captured at 325 dpi resolution with superior sharpness and excellent color fidelity.

    Comment :

    This scanner is very pricy and does not have a V-shaped glass.

        
    2  Book2net V-Scan Cobra
    • Parallel use of two high performance CCD sensors with 40 Megapixel
    • High resolution of 300-800 ppi
    • 0.3 sek. scanning time / dualpage
    • 1.9 sek. processing time
    • Optimized signal to noise relation for OCR recognition
    • Need to have technicians come to adjust the cameras
    3


       

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  2. North Carolina Digital Heritage Center
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