I had the pleasure last week of tracking down an article locked behind a digital paywall. It arrived through inter-library loan in the form of a book, all issues of the journal that year bound together. I felt a little disappointed as it meant I’d be left with lower quality scans. (You know what I’m talking about if you’ve ever placed a book on a copy machine.) I turned to the internet for a solution and discovered the tool gscan2pdf.
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Repair Scanned Documents With gscan2pdf (AMS Math Grad Student Blog)