All visitors to Special Collections are now required to have a confirmed appointment. Please visit our Account Guide for SCRC Research Services for up-to-date information on re-opening procedures, scheduling appointments, requesting materials for use during an appointment, ordering digital copies of materials, and more.
The Breckinridge Digital Studio (BDS) is a self-serve digitization studio located in the Breckinridge Research Room (BRR) available to all registered students, faculty, staff, and community members wishing to scan their personal research materials.
All equipment in the BDS is made available on a first come, first served basis. The BDS will have available the following equipment:
All personal research materials intended for digitization in the BDS are subject to review by SCRC staff to ensure that materials do not pose a risk to SCRC’s collections, equipment, or environment.
Restricted items include, but are not limited to:
Wet or Moldy items
SCRC staff are available for basic technical support with BDS equipment. If advanced technical support, troubleshooting, or training is required, please contact Sarah Dorpinghaus, Director of Digital Services, to schedule a one-on-one appointment with SCRC’s Digital Lab team.
Scanning of materials and obtaining usage rights is solely the responsibility of the patron. Researchers utilizing the BDS assume all liability in the use of BDS equipment for digitization of personal research materials. Complete details regarding assumption of risk are included in the patron registration and user agreement document included in your Research Services Account registration.