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What we digitise

We are able to digitise and transcode the materials listed below.

For any other formats we will liaise on your behalf with specialist digitisation services that we partner with on and off UCT campus.

Flatbed scanning 

  • Manuscripts (up to A3+)

  • Photographic prints (up to A3+)

  • Maps (up to A0)

 

 

 

Virtual drum scanning 

  • Transparencies (colour and B&W negatives and slides): 

  • unframed: 35x24mm, 57x57mm, 57x42.5mm, 57x70mm, 57x120mm, 4x5’’, 24x149mm
  • framed: 35x24mm

 

 

 

Audio

  • Cassette tape 

  • ¼-inch reel-to-reel tape 

  • MiniDisc

  • Vinyl and Shellac records

  • DAT

 

Video

 

  • MiniDV, DVCAM 

  • Betacam, BetacamSP, BetacamSX, Digital Betacam

  • U-matic (3/4")

  • VHS (NTSC, S-VHS, PAL)

  • HI-8

 

Post-production

 

  • Image: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe InDesign

  • Audio: Logic Pro, Waves

  • Video: Final Cut Studio, Adobe Premiere Pro

 

Pricing

Pricing for Digital Library Services is aligned with the eResearch billing-based model, which is a means of applying service-catalogue or pricing-catalogue charges to virtual machines, high-performance computing, cloud services, static storage and consultancy services.

Digitisation Charges at DLS: