Manuscripts and Special Collections
   
   
  

Our equipment

We use a range of equipment and will select the best approach to protecting the object whilst achieving the desired result.

In addition to flatbed scanners and specialist book supports and weights, the Heritage Digitisation Service uses the following equipment:

High resolution copy photography using a medium-format camera

Manuscripts and Special Collections staff member digitising a document

Overhead book scanner with adjustable cradle

Manuscripts and Special Collections staff member using the flatbed scanner

 

Preservation book cradle designed for digitising fragile books and bound volumes

Manuscripts and Special Collections staff member using the book cradle

Conservation studio


Manuscripts and Special Collections conservation studio

 

 

Manuscripts and Special Collections

Kings Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane
Nottingham, NG7 2NR

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 4565
fax: +44 (0) 115 846 8651
email: mss-library@nottingham.ac.uk