Guide to book scanning

We have put together the following guide to help you decide the most suitable option for having your books scanned and digitised.

Document scanning glossary

Like any other specialist industry, document scanning uses technical terms that may not be easy to understand. Here, we have created a glossary to explain some of these phrases

Legal admissibility

What bodies stipulate the legal admissibility of scanned documents?

Industry best practices

Through superior communication and excellent customer service, we strive to keep our clients satisfied at every step of the document scanning process.

Benefits of electronic archiving

Scanning documents, such as purchase invoices, client files and purchase orders allows files to be stored in relevant and easy to find electronic folders.

Reduce paper waste

Reducing your paper consumptions brings a plethora of benefits to businesses of all sizes and in all sectors.

Paper sizes

At our scanning bureau we can scan provide document scanning services for files of many sizes.

Articles and whitepapers about document scanning

We realise that it can be a big step to take to go digital. This group of articles will hopefully help you in your decision.

Document scanning for project files and folders

Scanning and digitising project files can save thousands of pounds in office by potentially eliminating hours of time wasted on file searching, file organising, posting, faxing and storage units.

Phone book and directory scanning and conversion services

Our directory and phone book scanning and conversaion service is a unique solution within the document scanning industry.

Adobe PDF conversion

What are the advantages of PDF conversion?

Document Conversion to MS. Word format

OCR (Optical Character Recognition) to Microsoft Word is the most commonly used format.

Outsource document scanning service

Outsourced, Automated and Fast-tracked Document Scanning Services

Convert books to Kindle and eReader format

Within the last couple of years, we have created a system that allows us to successfully create eBooks of all different formats from original hard copy books.

On-site document scanning

Confidential On-Site Scanning Services Throughout the UK

Comic book scanning service

Pearl Scan offers a comic book scanning services to digitise old comics and magazines without damaging the original document.

Workflow solutions

Our workflow solutions use document scanning to dramatically increase efficiency in the workplace.

Flipping book creation

Have your books and promotional material converted to flipping book, as part of our book scanning service at Pearl Scan.

Scan to PDF

As part of our document scanning service at Pearl Scan, we can scan documents to PDF format.

Why Choose Pearl Scan?

In conjunction with the EN BS ISO 9001:2005, 27001, 14001 and in-house implemented quality, security and compliance procedures allow us to deliver peace of mind scanning services to our client. We are an approved document scanning and data capture scanning service provider to many reputable health, education, manufacturing, financial, logistics etc. organisations.

    ISO 9001 Registered         ISO 14001 Registered         ISO 27001 Registered         Investors In People         PCI Compliant         Member of IRM     

Founded in 2003, with almost 15 years of valuable knowledge and expertise in delivering successful document scanning and data capture services through the UK to some of the most reputable and globally known organisations.

We operate from a custom built document scanning and data capture centre, which is built around security, safety and confidentiality. The site is monitored 24hours a day by security and CCTV systems.

The document scanning and data capture bureau is equipped with the state-of-the-art dedicated document, Microfilm media, Books and Large Format Plans scanning and capture technology; catering for a wide range of document types and sizes making us a one-stop service provider for scanning and digital conversion needs . We continually invest in our staff training and latest technology to ensure that we are delivering quality and innovations at all times.

Pearl Scan Group has the infrastructure to provide quick turnaround for urgent document scanning needs to taking on a large volume scanning and conversion of documents, microfilm media, books etc. projects. Our document scanning and data capture service centre always run at 80% of its productivity allowing 20% space and resources for on-demand, ad-hock projects.