New Scanner, New Service!

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New Scanner! New Service! 

Large Format Map & Image Scanning Services are now available with a Contex HD Ultra i4250s large format scanner located in Geospatial, Data & Business Resources (Gov Docs Map Room). This scanner provides hi-resolution digitization of maps, posters and artwork up to 44 inches wide.
All scanned items must be:
  • from an NU Library Collection; 
  • have a demonstrated research, instructional and non-commercial purpose;
  • meet copyright criteria;
  • be assessed as to suitability & fragility by trained staff.
This service is open to students, faculty, staff and patrons with requests meeting above criteria. Trained staff assistance is required.
To request a scan, submit the Scanning Services Form. Email or call 7-3679 with questions. 
This service is provided by Research & Information Services (RIS)
Warning concerning copyright restrictions
The Northwestern University Library respects the intellectual property rights of others. The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish reproductions of copyrighted material. One of these specified conditions is that the reproduction is not to be used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research. Requests for services are evaluated on this basis, and additional information about the use may be requested in order to determine whether one of the exemptions (typically those described in sections 107 or 108 of the copyright law) will authorize fulfilling it.