Scanning takes for ever, yet we've got to digitize those old photographs and documents mentioning our ancestors. I learned at the National Archives (US) that it's a lot faster to use a copy stand and a digital camera, so why not get one for your home? Maybe several in your local genealogy society can chip in to get one?
Here's the link to the one I purchased for about $200 from Amazon:
Happy family tree climbing!
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