What is Document Imaging?
Document imaging is capturing, processing, and managing electronic images of paper and digital documents. WashU partners with a St. Louis-based company, KnowledgeLake, for its document imaging needs. WashU departments and schools can store and retrieve their paper or digital documents from the cloud.
Who can use KnowledgeLake?
WashU faculty and staff can use their WUSTL Key to access KnowledgeLake to manage their documents.
There are three permission roles in KnowledgeLake: Scan, Search, and Index. Users may request one, two, or all three roles.
The process of physically scanning documents into KnowledgeLake
Locating documents that already reside in KnowledgeLake
Assigning metadata, (tags) to a document to retrieve it at a later time