Answered By: Research Librarian Last Updated: Jun 27, 2017
Ladd Library has an easy-to-use KIC Click Overhead Book scanner located among the Paw Print printers on the main floor. Ask the computer Help Desk for a quick demo to get you started.
The KIC Click is a "face up" color scanner that accommodates source material up to 16 X 22 inches.
Rapid optical character recognition (OCR) creates searchable PDF files.
Text to Speech functionality supports output to MP3 audio files.
Files can be exported easily to:
- Thumb drive
- Cloud storage (Google Drive, iCloud, DropBox, OneDrive, Amazon Cloud Drive, Box)
- Smart phones and tablets via an on demand open WiFi connection
Looking for a traditional flatbed scanner?
There are public flatbed scanners available across the terrace in the lobby of the Imaging Center (Coram Library).