David Gillespie , Nov 12, 2006; 12:19 p.m.
There are lots of answers, but can you give us some idea of the equipment you have and a budget for those items you may need? There are copy stands with lights that can range into the thousands of dollars. You didn't mention the end result you are attempting, record keeping,archiving, presentations, duplication... Some delicate items or those of great value do not need to be subjected to the intense light of typical studio equipment. Often a pair of soft boxes and a longer exposure is all that is needed. Help us help you with some more details.