The University Digitisation Centre (UDC) is part of Research & Collections (University Library) and provides expert advice, training and a range of digitisation services to the University community.
We offer digitisation services for a range of formats and sizes as well as consultations, training and self-service opportunities.Explore
We have a range of scanning equipment for you to use with professional direction and support from our expert staff.Explore
- Thesis requests
All you need to know about ordering a digital copy of a Melbourne University Thesis.Explore
Showcase of UDC's scanning equipmentExplore
An outline of the standards applied by UDC in digitising different types of materialsExplore
Understand the status of your project in relation to copyrightExplore
- Digitisation Lab
Articles and discussions on digitisation techniques and processesExplore
UDC can provide training and information sessions to communicate information and provide opportunities to the University community to broaden their knowledge of digitisation.
- Understanding images
- Digitisation Basics
- Using images in theses (and other publications)
The following tutorials cover aspects of digitisation relating directly to our services. For more general reference material and tutorials about digitisation and using digital assets please refer to the Digitisation Lab blog.
Business Document Scanning
This tutorial explains the main processes and requirements associated with scanning business documents, including a guide to preparing documents for scanning.
Online file transfer
Online delivery of files can be a convenient method for quickly transferring files, however the size of associated with digitisation usually results in files that are too large to send via email. This tutorial outlines the recommended process for sending large files via Aarnet's Cloudstor service.