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Digitisation: Digitisation


Digitisation is a wonderful way of increasing access to unique collections that are not readily accessible and visible. Our Digitisation Unit offers an 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 Digitisation office is situated in the Makerspace.

The Digitisation Unit also digitised collections that are displayed on the Internet Archive ( and Biodiversity Heritage Library (

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  • Contact Information

    Merensky 2 Library
    Level 3, Room 3– 15 (Makerspace)
    cnr Lynnwood Rd and Roper Str
    Pretoria, South Africa

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    • Tel: +27 12 420 2031
  • Services and Pricing

    Digitisation on demand is a service the Digitisation Unit provides, where a client can place a request for the digitisation and editing of materials by digitisation staff.


Isak van der Walt

Manager : Digital Scholarship & Innovation

Lidia Swart

Co-ordinator: Digitisation

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