Scanning question

John Foust jfoust at
Thu Jul 18 18:17:39 CDT 2019

At 04:50 PM 7/18/2019, Warner Losh via cctalk wrote:
>(1) wire-ring bounded. What's the best way to scan these? The easiest is to
>just clip the wire binding and drop it in the scanner. But then what?

Those are going to snag on each other, no?  I'd trim the edges off.

>(2) Folded with staples. These are booklet format, with stables in the
>middle. I could easily remove the staple and scan. but how do I replace the

Cut along the middle using a paper cutter.

>(3) Gum bound. These books are bound with some kind of gum / goo on the
>spine. Some of these are so old I could just remove it and have no real
>degradation of the state. Others have spines that are still in good shape.

Probably needs a pro paper cutter.

- John

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