Digitization and Production Services

NMRC's digitization service covers the creation of digital content from non-digital sources. Consultants are available to help clients scan visual materials, 35mm slides, and other film/transparencies; digitize audio and video content; and scan text, including text to OCR, text to WordPress files, and scanning directly to PDF for research and instruction. We have a strong collection of graphic and text software, and are basic to the production of quality digital files for support and problem solving text and graphics and image design issues. As well as, support for traditional and e-Publishing standards. Scan requests receive high end digital editing and restoration by NMRC consultants.


Photos, Graphics, Slides, 35mm, Text Scanning and Editing

Scanning of photos & the editing of content (text, images, graphics) for publishing or high resolution printing

Designing high resolution (dpi) copies for publishing from original print copy

Edit or enhance original electronic copy for research presentations

Prepare images for high end research projects, as well as for PowerPoint (Mac and PC)


  • Abby Fine Reader ver. 10 and 11 (OCR)
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • GIMP
  • Textbridge (OCR)


  • (3) Slide and Automatic Feeder Scanners
  • Large Format (11x17) scanner
  • Assorted card readers
  • Iris IrisPen Translator 6



Video Capture and Production

Capture video from VHS, DVD, and other formats

Edit and encode for sharing, PAL to NTSC


  • Adobe Premiere CS5.5 and CS6
  • Pinnacle Studio ver.12
  • Final Cut Express
  • iMovie
  • iDVD
  • Quicktime Pro
  • Adobe Media Encoder



Audio Capture and Production

Capture audio from cassette, CD, DVD, and other audio files. This audio can be edited and encoded unto MP3, MP4, AIFF, WAV, and others.


  • Audacity
  • GarageBand
  • Quicktime Pro
  • Adobe Premiere CS5.5 and CS6
  • Pinnacle Studio ver.12

Last Updated: 3/26/14