eRecordsUsa specializes in scanning every type of book imaginable for schools, universities, publishing houses, libraries, businesses, writers and private citizens.
You can have your books scanned in color or black and white, with or without illustrations, and stored on CD/DVD or online.
We scan books in two ways:
The destructive method is most appropriate when your main concern is preserving the information that the book contains, as opposed to the book itself. The spine is cut, and the pages removed and scanned in an ADF scanner. Then, the pages are shredded.
This is a very cost-effective way of archiving text and images, as well as conserving space. For example, a school or university may wish to make information available to its students without devoting valuable space to multiple copies of texts, theses, and other information that has no inherent physical value, but a great deal of value in terms of information. It’s also useful for private citizens who want to preserve, in readable format, the works of an author they love so that they can return to the books again and again, while freeing up space in the home for other uses.
The non-destructive method leaves the books intact. This method is used most commonly by schools, universities and libraries, when the book itself has value – perhaps it’s rare – but the information still needs to be imparted widely. Digitizing means that the book can be delivered to a number of people, but the book itself is protected from excessive handling. It’s also appropriate for private citizens who may have a book that they love to read over and over, but which has sentimental value – they can read to their heart’s content without damaging the book by handling it excessively.
With this method, the book is scanned and digitized, and then stored on CD/DVD or in the cloud. The book itself is returned, intact, to the owner.
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The team at eRecordsUSA digitized all my business school course readers on a quarterly basis into high contrast, easily readable and searchable pdf documents. Ideal for reading and studying on my iPad. Thank you for great consistent service with a fast turn-around time!
- Ramon Rick
- Stanford Student,
Taking on thousands of pages of Genealogy Records requiring delicate, one-by-one scanning, eRecordsUsa and their personnel performed with precision and thoroughness to create beautiful results for us! I am deeply indebted to eRecordsUsa for his help with this project, as are my clients. Geyer-Smith Family.
- Zara Raab
- Geyer-Smith Family.
My wife authored a book published in 1999. The The book is out of print and there are still brisk sales of used copies so she decided to publish on Kindle. eRecordsUSA in Dublin California scanned a perfect copy of the book ready for publication, no flaws to fix we were on Amazon\'s page within two hours. I highly recommend eRecordsUSA. They do it right the first time.
- Charles Kane
- Author, San Leandro California
eRecordsUsa recently scanned 4 valuable 9x12 highly classified lab notebooks for Cloud9. The quality of the scans were amazing considering that the notes were written by hand and drawn in pencil 8 to 10 years ago. It is much easier now to read the scanned documents then the originals. Special care was also taken to replace and dismantle the original bindings and stapled on papers with the lab notebooks returned to us in perfect condition. I recommend eRecordsUsa services for quality of work, fas...
- Brenda Glenn
- Cloud 9 Analytics
As a member of the Sequoia Audubon Society of San Mateo County, we asked eRecords USA to scan old newsletters into PDF searchable files. They successfully scanned 2,853 pages representing 421 files. The newsletters were scanned in B&W at 400 dpi. Prior to beginning the project, eRecords USA provided us with a written estimate. They initially estimated the project to take 4-6 weeks but the project was completed in just 2 weeks. During my initial meeting with eRecords USA, Sharma took the time to ...
- Michael Roche
- Sequoia Audubon Society of San Mateo County
I cannot speak highly enough of the quality of service I received from eRecordsUSA . I had a bound volume of my grandfather\'s memoirs in handwritten Yiddish that had to be scanned. The pages were non-standard size and each page had been written in a different intensity of ink, so the pages had to be individually scanned.eRecordsUSA met with me in person, immediately understood my needs - and my concerns - and turned the project around in record time and on a highly professional level, exceedin...
- Mordechai Rabinowitz
- Vintage Book Scanning
I had three, thick books scanned by these folks and was impressed with the attentive customer service, the turn-around time, the quality and the price was extremely competitive! I had scanned three textbooks my father wrote and were out of print by the publisher and thought it would be nice to preserve his works electronically for other generations of food scientists to use. Highly recommend them for any of your scanning needs and definitely recommend them to anyone with scanning needs
I must commend the services of eRecordsUSA.com for the superior scanning job they did for me. My job was to scan 16 huge binders of photos and documents for a theater. This was an unusual scanning request which required a lot of individual attention to each item that was scanned, and the order of the items was important to be preserved. I was very satisfied with the job that was delivered and the turnaround of the job. Not only was the final scanning of excellent quality, but the return...
- Susan Dunn
- Altarena Playhouse
Our experience with eRecordsUSA was an absolute pleasure. They were very professional in their treatment of our family historical journals. Prior to scanning, they went the extra mile in showing us their processes and provided samples for our review. They worked with us through iterations in resolution requirements and treatment of the historical documents. They delivered on time within the quality standards that we set. We are very pleased with the results and look forward to engaging with...