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Overview of Document Imaging Services at U-M

Document Imaging Services provides complete, centralized document imaging and management services. These services include scanning paper documents and filing images in a secure environment for electronic retrieval, as well as paper document retention and/or destruction services. Technical support is also available if you want to scan your own documents.

Imaging Software at U-M

The U-M centralized document imaging system uses client and web-based software.

  • The client software is used to scan printed documents and store them as electronic documents in a secure online environment.
  • The web-based software is used to retrieve electronic documents that were created using the client software.

Benefits of Document Imaging

Your Needs Benefits of Document Imaging
Keep documents that must be retained for business purposes
  • Free up valuable office space
  • Archive records efficiently
  • Increase document security
  • Satisfy government regulations
Obtain specific information as soon as possible
  • Retrieve information in seconds
  • Increase productivity
  • Improve customer service
  • improve decision making
Avoid problems due to missing records
  • Eliminate misfiles, lost records, or out-of-file documents
  • Increase productivity
  • Minimize work disruptions
  • Reduce liability
Provide easy remote file access
  • Save copying costs
  • Allow multiple users simultaneous access to same document
Reduce discovery process costs
  • Reduce litigation risks
  • Satisfy document retention regulations

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