BookScan Station Professional

The Next Generation Book Scanning
The BookScan Station Professional is a high-speed, easy-to-use, self-service book scanning kiosk for library patrons and staff. Performing at more than 200% faster than the industry standard BookScan Station, the BookScan Station Professional converts a scanned page into a searchable PDF file format in less than 4 seconds at 200 dpi black and white. The BookScan Station Professional includes a state-of-the-art, LED-based, energy-saving, Instant-On, Book-Edge scanner, ( model FB6280E) that scans an 11” x 17” page in under 5 seconds in black and white at 200dpi. Over 100 public and university libraries in the last year alone have chosen the BookScan Station for its easy-to-use, yet powerful features. For high volume locations, library patrons and staff can now increase the availability and reduce their scanning time when they upgrade to the faster BookScan Station Professional. Visit our website at to see case studies about BookScan Station installations and testimonials, and the features and benefits library patrons and staff value most.

Protect the Book Spine
The BookScan Station’s patented scanner design allows the book page to lie flat on the glass, thus capturing the full image of the page without distortion. The design also protects the spine of the book from damage, thus extending the book’s life. The BookScan Station can automatically auto-crop, auto-straighten and auto-orient each page scanned.

Unmatched Accuracy
The BookScan Station is integrated with the ABBYY FineReader Engine for unmatched Optical Character Recognition accuracy. The FineReader Technology takes the scanned images of the books or documents and makes them machine readable in several common formats, including PDF and Word.  ABBYY’s multilingual document recognition engine automatically detects English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish languages.

Designed to be easy to use with large friendly buttons, the BookScan Station touch screen guides the user through the scan process including choosing the file formats, scan quality, color depth, file naming, and destinations. Scan books and documents into PDF, text-searchable PDF, JPEG, and Word file formats by simply touching the screen for the preferred file format. Searchable PDF files allow you to search for any word in the PDF file or copy text out. Word files may be opened and edited in any Word compatible text editor.

Paper Free, Save a Tree
Save the scanned files to your USB drive, to Google Docs, to a Network Folder or FTP site, and to email as an attachment. Digital copies can be referenced repeatedly and shared with others while preserving our forests. It’s good to be GREEN. The BookScan Station offers touch-screen scanning to:

  • Printers
  • Fax
  • Google Drive
  • Email as an attachment
  • Network Folder
  • USB Flash Drive
  • Smartphone/Tablet
  • One Drive
  • DropBox
  • OCLC ILLiad
  • OCLC Article Exchange

Supported Billing Systems
The BookScan Station is CBORD & Blackboard Transact (on-line payment system) certified and is integrated with ITC, Jamex, TBS and Vendapin (off-line payment systems) coin and debit card systems. The BookScan Station also works with several of the leading print management vend systems such as Pharos, Papercut, Envisionware, and P-Counter.

Add-On Options
The BookScan Station Professional may be configured to support optional BulletScan document scanners rated at up to 120 images per minutes. The BookScan Station Professional also offers an optional 3 Track (RS-232 / PS2 Interface) Magnetic Card Reader for identifying and authenticating authorized users.

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