Preserve your memories by digitizing your old photographs, slides, negatives, video tapes, vinyl records or tape cassettes with our digitization equipment.
Available at Westside Learning Lab.
The Digitization Stations are available for all ORL library cardholders to use.
You must agree and adhere to ORL’s Makerspace Guidelines and the Maker Agreement.
You are responsible for bringing your own USB personal storage device (USB stick/thumb drive) to save your work.
Browse and reserve our maker stations and tools.
If you’re digitizing….
You will be using...
Photographs, Photo Negatives, Slides 35mm
Epson Perfection V800 flat-bed scanner
Audio cassette tapes
Ion Tape-2-PC cassette player
Vinyl (33, 45, and 78)
Ion Max Turntable Record Player (33, 45 & 78 compatible)
Camcorder tapes — Digital 8, Hi8, 8mm, MiniDV
Elgato Video Capture RCA to USB adapter
Note: You will need to supply your own Digital 8 / Hi8 / 8mm camcorder or player, power and A/V cords
VHS video tapes (NTSC/Region 1)
Staff may be available for troubleshooting during your booked session with a digitization station, but it is expected you will use the equipment and software you need for your project and work independently.
View our Digitization Guides (in PDF):
When using an ORL Makerspace, please follow these rules (PDFs):
To use an ORL Makerspace independently, all makers must:
You'll need a library card to use our maker tools. Get a card.