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.
UDC's equipment and technical capabilitiesExplore
- Digitisation Services
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
For more information about the wider platform community, please visit Research Website, which is available to all visitors
Details about the University’s research infrastructure related resources and services can be found on Research Gateway, which is available to the University of Melbourne staff and Graduate Researchers.
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
- Preparing images for Publication
- Image management
Workshops are also available as part of the Researcher@Library training.
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.