Digitisation is a wonderful way of increasing access to unique collections that are not readily accessible and visible. Our Digitisation Unit offers and On-demand digitisation service that includes the digitisation and digital preservation of paper documents, photographs, maps, slides and negatives and 3D objects to enable access to and preservation of these collections. Our new Digitisation office is situated in the Makerspace. The Digitisation Unit also digitise collections that are displayed on the Internet Archive (https://archive.org/details/universityofpretorialibraryservices) and Biodiversity Heritage Library (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/).
The Digital Scholarship has access to the following equipment and resources. Please contact our Digitisation Unit for consultation, assistance and bookings.
- Large format scanning equipment
- 3D Scanning
- Audio conversions
- Video conversions
- Video capturing
- Photographs scanning
- Documents scanning
- Microfiche scanning
- Scanning of slides
- Negatives scanning (including glass plates)
- Scanning of fragile collections.