Scanner how to - fall 2014


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Scanner how to - fall 2014

  1. 1. How to… Use the KIC Click Scanner
  2. 2. Scanning in Four Simple Steps 1. Scan 3. Choose a File Format 2. Edit • Crop • Change color, brightness, etc. • Collate, Rename • Change Resolution 4. Output
  3. 3. If you plan to scan to USB, insert it before you start.
  4. 4. What Are You Scanning? Loose Sheets Books
  5. 5. Place loose sheets at the top of the scanner, facing toward the tray.
  6. 6. Place your book facing up.
  7. 7. Be sure to center it along the blue line.
  8. 8. Select the Scanner Input Books Loose sheets
  9. 9. 1. Scan Your Document
  10. 10. Read the Copyright Notice, then Accept.
  11. 11. The scans will show onscreen. You can keep scanning from here.
  12. 12. 2. Edit Your Images
  13. 13. Crop: Grab the double arrows and bring them in to crop.
  14. 14. Select “Clip” to save the cropped image. The default setting deletes the original.
  15. 15. Change Brightness, Contrast, etc. using the side bar.
  16. 16. Use the right-hand buttons to review and/or delete scanned pages.
  17. 17. 3. Choose A File Format The default is a Quick PDF.
  18. 18. Need a searchable PDF? Select that option. This results in a larger PDF file.
  19. 19. If you only need pictures, like the books in this example, select JPEG. This results in the smallest image file, fastest for printing.
  20. 20. Rich text creates a text document that you can copy and paste. Remember to give proper attribution.
  21. 21. You can even create an MP3 audio file from your text document.
  22. 22. Reorganize, Rename, or Change the Resolution
  23. 23. Choose “Collate” to reorder pages you have scanned.
  24. 24. Click on the page you wish to move, then simply drag it to its new location.
  25. 25. Choose “Change file name” if you’re scanning multiple documents.
  26. 26. Type the new file name.
  27. 27. Be sure to click OK to change the file name.
  28. 28. Choose “Change Settings” to change the output or resolution.
  29. 29. By default, pages are scanned as one file. A 200 DPI resolution is generally good, but you might want a higher one for pictures.
  30. 30. 4. Output: Save or Send
  31. 31. This option will be grayed out if you did not insert a USB drive.
  32. 32. Wait for confirmation before proceeding.
  33. 33. You may send your scans to any email address. Note that many email systems have file size limits.
  34. 34. Confirmation that your email was sent.
  35. 35. Send documents to Google Docs! Note that your login information will be deleted when you end the session.
  36. 36. Scan the square image with a QR code reader to download the file to your tablet.
  37. 37. Some Free QR Code Readers iPad/iPhone • QR Code Scanner by Scan • Quick Scan • RedLaser Android • QR Droid • Barcode Scanner • ReLaser
  38. 38. When you are finished scanning, remember to End Session.
  39. 39. This will clear all scanned images, settings, and your personal information from the machine.
  40. 40. Don’t forget your USB drive!
  41. 41. Where are my scanned images? Email • From: • Subject: Your Scanned Images • Title: KIC Document (or your customized title) Google Docs • Title: KIC Document (or your customized title) USB Drive • Title: KIC Document (or your custom title) Phone/Tablet download • QR CodeYou will get a link to • Click on the link to download the images to your device. • Title: KIC Document (or your custom title)
  42. 42. More Helpful Tips • Limit scans per session to 30 pages. – Minimize loss – Email size may be a problem – USB drive capacity may be a factor • Limit your use to 15 minutes if others are waiting.
  43. 43.  Please ask for assistance at the Circulation or Reference Desks