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Field Notes for Knowledge Work

» Unit 4: References

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  • For more information on the book scanning process in general and making your own book scanner please visit:

    DIY Book Scanner and diy scanning community pages:

    Memory of the World scanner:

    Other scanner builds:

    For more information on automation:

    Konrad Voeckel’s post-processing script (From Scan to PDF/A):

    Johannes Baiter’s automation of scanning to PDF process:

    For more information on applications and tools:

    Calibre e-book library management application:



    Canon Hack Development Kit firmware:


    Python script of Hacker Space Bruxelles scanner:;a=tree;f=scanbot_brussel;h=81facf5cb106a8e4c2a76c048694a3043b158d62;hb=HEAD