Scan a Photo, Slide, or Document

What it is:

Scan photos, slides, or documents for use in other applications, for input into OCR programs, or conversion to PDF.

What you need:

  1. A scanner (available in many public computer labs)
  2. Scanning software
  3. Storage

How you do it:

After launching the scanning software, set the preferences and scan your item. After saving, you can open the file in image editing software or in text conversion software (OCR).


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Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT  05753 
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