25/03/2019: Due to ongoing equipment repairs both our flatbed scanner and book scanner will be unuavailable for self-service use until further notice.
A range of UDC's equipment is available to University of Melbourne staff and graduate researchers to use in our supported environment when they are not in use for digitisation projects. There is no cost for using the equipment however a copyright declaration must be completed for each session.
Booking: Just phone x46161 or email email@example.com to discuss your project and we will book a device for you. Requests for scanning large volumes of material MUST be discussed with UDC staff beforehand.
Business document scanning
A Fujitsu business document scanner enables researchers, teachers, or departments to walk-up and scan unbound documents with minimal assistance required for this simple to use scanner. This scanner can scan up to 50 duplex pages per minute. Please refer to our guide to preparing documents to help you make the most of your time.
An Epson 10000XL flat bed scanner handles material up to A3. It is also equipped with a transparency adapter and film holders for various film formats including 35mm slides and strip film, 6cm and 4x5" film.
Digitising of Slides, negatives and photographs
Digitising of transparencies, negatives and photographs (~3,800 dpi for 35mm film)
A Zeutschel A2 book scanner handles digitisation of many books. It features a user friendly interface and file format options include PDF, Jpeg and TIFF
Located in the Digital Studio in Arts West http://arts.unimelb.edu.au/research/digital-studio on level 3 is a Zeutschel Zeta book scanner. Just bring your USB storage device and your materials. A user-friendly tough screen interface will guide you through the options. Options includes colour, B/W or greyscale, PDF, Jpeg or TIF. No booking is required.
Consider copyright compliance when planning digitisation projects/requests.