DDP provides a full range of scanning services for Baylor's collecting institutions and by request from faculty members who need digital versions of rare, unique, or fragile materials necessary for their research or classroom instruction.
Our Digital Collections
The Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections contain thousands of unique items spanning from the Medieval era to the present. Our collections are drawn from the holdings of world-class institutions like the Texas Collection, Armstrong Browning Library, and the Poage Legislative Library.
Read our collection development policy for information on what we ask for when considering a collection for digitization.
The Ray I. Riley Digitization Center
The Ray I. Riley Digitization Center (RDC) is a state-of-the-art center dedicated to the creation and long-term preservation of Baylor University¹s digital collections. Working with the campus libraries, archives, museums and others, the staff at the RDC utilize specialized digitization equipment to create digital surrogates of Baylor¹s unique holdings for presentation in the Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections.
Equipment in the RDC includes:
Audio sound booth with 3 turntables for parallel analog disc digitization
Filmfabriek HDS+ 8mm/16mm film scanner
Cruse large format scanner (5 ft. x 8 ft. scanning capability)
KABIS 3 high-speed book imager
BlackMagic Video Digitization workstation
Cassette transfer workstation
Sony-based camera imaging workstation
Zeutschel OS 12002v book scanner
Zeutschel OS 14000 A0 and A2 format scanners