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Digital Support Services (DSS)
Smathers Libraries
University of Florida
P.O Box 117003
Gainesville, FL 32611 USA

P: 352.273.2900
F: 352.392.6597

Book Scanners

CopibookThe following lists equipment used by the Digital Support Services department at the University of Florida Libraries. This list should not be taken as an endorsement of any manufacturer's product. Those using this list as a guide for their own purchases should be cautioned that equipment suited to the departments specific needs, source documents, or fitness-for-purpose determinations may not be suited to another institution's needs, the source documents they intend to image, or meet other fitness-for-purpose requirements.


i2S CopiBook and Copibook-HD
24-bit color
Camera: 35MP for each of three color channels
Platen: 15.5 x 23 inches
Pixel Resolution: 300 ppi maximum; 600 ppi on the Copibook HD
Connections: ethernet network connectivity (not used on i2S CopiBooks- scanning to external hard drives that travel with source documents to other processing stages, e.g., quality control, text conversion, mark-up, and archiving)
Lighting: not used with ambient lighting, instead work area lit by Fluorescent Work Light (day light balanced; mounted individually) and with hood made of black 40x60 foamboard
Remarks: to mitigate ambient shadow, unit is mounted with a flat black foam-core hood
  Deployment:four (4) units deployed within the Digital Support Services offices for bound book and newspaper scanning
Primary Use:bound books, unbound newspapers, and periodically other oversized materials
Example Projects, Used for:UFDC Children's Literature (selected items); Florida Digital Newspaper Library (selected titles)
  Staffing: used by student assistants under the supervision of the Imaging Unit's Newspaper and Production Section heads.
   CopiBooks in Use
Device ID # Base # Head # ID# Activation Code Version
1 261700 272701 261117 1ZGOWGROG663G 2.6.5 RGB
2 271660 271406 270741 1XABH88VVYKPK 2.6.5 RGB
3 261405 261704 261111 2OKKIWNQBG5EI 2.6.5 RGB
4 261404 261402 260606 1V1MXGQYD42W2 2.6.5 RGB
5 262700 262801 260621 21NJD8AA4JLPI 2.6.5 RGB
6 271162 264411 264411 1XA5X0H8CHWT8 2.6.5 RGB
7 262701 262701 262701 1YDQIJEN0EA3Q 2.6.5 RGB

ATIZ Book Drive Mark II
Camera: Two Canon EOS 5DS' at 50MP with a 50mm lens and 85mm leens for each DSRL
Platen: V-shaped with each side 16.5 x 23.5 inches
Pixel Resolution: 300 ppi to 600 ppi depending in the size of the object and lenes used.
Connections: ethernet network connectivity
Lighting: Built in LED array.
  Deployment:Two units deployed within Digital Support Services' offices for bound book and newspaper scanning
Primary Use:bound books,newspapers, and periodically other oversized materials


Last modified: Tuesday February 21 2017 lp