02/19/2013 09:19 am ET Updated Apr 21, 2013

How We Built A DIY Book Scanner With Speeds Of 150 Pages Per Minute | Ars Technica

Bookshelves today are simply not as appealing as they used to be, and there's no shortage of people looking to digitize their own book collections. Fortunately, we now have easy and relatively inexpensive ways to digitize those books. You don't have to slave away at your copier or scanner, either--we're talking about building a book scanner of your very own.