curateLab digitizationLab




Hornbake Building South 4110

This lab consists of two state-of-the-art collaboration spaces of 15 and 8 seats respectively, CS1 & CS2 (23 seats total), and is ideal for group learning, collaborative design, and hands-on digital curation project development. Group members can take turns sharing documents, images, video, or websites on one of four large screens from personal devices with the push of a button. In addition to using one’s device, twelve Terabyte-drive MacBook Pros with VMWare Fusion (for using Windows) may be used on site and reserved in advance.


Collaborative Space #1 (CS1):

  • 3 seating areas (infield, midfield, and outfield)

CS1– 15-seat collaborative space with 3 tiers:

  • Infield:
    • Seven-seat Steelcase media: scape integrated table with:
      • Two 32” monitors with 4K Ultra-HD resolution (Sharp LED)
      • Six push-buttons (“pucks”) to allow multiple laptops, tablets and smartphone devices to be simultaneously connected to one or both of the Sharp LED monitors (through HDMI, DVI, DisplayPort, or mini-DisplayPort connectors)
      • 120-degree wide angle webcam for video conferencing
  • Midfield:
    • Two electrically height-adjustable (22” to 48”) IKEA Bekant ergonomic tables
    • Five barstool chairs
  • Outfield:
    • One electrically height-adjustable (22” to 48”) IKEA Bekant ergonomic table
    • Three barstool chairs

– For use across all 3 tiers:

  • One 75” monitor with 4K Ultra-HD resolution
  • Wireless presentation system (with 8 push buttons) allowing up to 4 users to share 75” monitor at the same time (Barco Clickshare CSC-1)
Collaboration Space #2 (CS2):

  • reconfigurable & movable


– 8-seat reconfigurable space:

  • 8 mobile/foldable chairs
  • 4 mobile/foldable tables
  • Rolling cart with Samsung Smart LED 55” TV with 4K Ultra-HD resolution
  • Wireless presentation system (with 4 push buttons) allowing up to 2 users to share TV at the same time (Barco Clickshare CSM-1)



Hornbake Building South 4110A
Contact: Dr. Kenneth Heger (

The Digitization Lab is a space for students to gain hands-on experience with digitization equipment utilized in the archival field and career.   Students will explore quality control procedures to digital assets, identifying useful metadata, and evaluating potential candidates for digitization. In addition to career-specific learning objectives, students will be able to work with a variety of equipment; this enables students to make managerial decisions in regards to the proper equipment to capture the best possible digital image for their candidates. Please contact Dr. Kenneth Heger or Mary Kendig to reserve the room or a consultation.


HP Scanjet
HP Scanjet G-4050 flatbed color scanner

Fujitsu ScanSnap SV600 overhead scanner

Epson Scanner
Epson Perfection V600 (model BH3920) scanner

Epson Express
Epson Express E11000XL-PH stationary scanner

Digital Image Converter
Wolverine Snap20 14 Megapixels Digital Image Converter scanner

Mobile Scanner
Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner

The following 16 scanners are available for student and faculty use:

  • Legal size documents:
    • 1 Epson Expression E11000XL-PH stationary scanner
  • Legal size documents and books:
    • 2 Fujitsu ScanSnap SV600 overhead scanners
  • Letter size documents and photographs:
    • 5 Epson Perfection V600 (model BH3920) scanners
    • 2 HP Scanjet G-4050 flatbed color scanners
  • Film and negative slides:
    • 3 Wolverine Snap20 14 Megapixels Digital Image Converter scanners
  • Photos and postcards:
    • 3 Flip-Pal Mobile Scanners

Also, the digitizationLab has a Windows desktop PC (Dell Optiplex 9020 MT CTO) with three 24” monitors.

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