27 December 2011

Personal Digitization -- Thoughts on by Dick Eastman and His Readers ...

Back in the summer, Dick Eastman posted a piece about using the 1DollarScan service in essence, to get books, magazines, paper documents, etc, scanned and digitized in order to make them more portable (along with other benefits as Dick has frequently discussed) .  This post is interesting just not for what he shared and for the many comments made regarding using the service, including responses provided by this particular company, and discussions about copyright issues and much more.

If you have considered digitizing your vast (or not so large) book collection, you might want to read this post. Additionally the 1DollarScan site has posted pieces written by TechCrunch, Forbes, The Economist, Bloomberg, The Los Angeles and Times and Yahoo! which provide additional perspective on this particular service.

Editor’s Note: Do note that whatever you send will NOT be returned.

Have you used a scanning service for print publications or documents?  If yes, what service did you use and what was your experience?

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