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Books, Scrapbooks, Library Materials

Digital Capture of Books, Manuscripts and Documents

Pixel Acuity provides significant assistance to libraries and archives as witnessed in our transformative work with The New York Public Libraries digital imaging division. After Pixel Acuity conducted an extensive review and revitalization of the library’s equipment and workflows, NYPL realized an increase of productivity of over 500%!

We offer high resolution digital capture of:

  • books
  • albums
  • manuscripts
  • special collection material
  • photographs
  • maps
  • letters
  • documents
  • newspapers
  • Highest resolution digital backs on the market
  • Experience in special concerns for fragile books and documents in libraries and archives
  • Rigorous lens testing processes
  • Utilization of stringent quality and process control tools and targets
  • Output of images in multiple formats for various levels of institutional use – archival RAW files, production master TIFFs, email-able JPGs
  • Able to accommodate institutions’ file naming/numbering conventions for output
  • Metadata (XML) template applications – embedding information with your images

“Pixel Acuity consistently delivers high-quality, professional images with an attention to detail that is second to none. Working with their team, collaboration and project integration couldn’t have been easier.”

~Patricia King, Colby College Museum of Art


Pixel Acuity



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