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Glossary

Below is a quick reference glossary of BDMS terms.

ADF

Automatic Document Feeder on the scanner

BDM

Banner Document Management is an imaging and electronic document management system for institutions that use Banner products

Canon DR-3010C

Scanner used for most scanning on campus.  Instructions are relevant to most Canon Models.

Document

File or group of files stored in an application and identified by one unique set of index information. Each page of a document is a single object, such as a scanned image file or a word processing document.

Document Type

Category for documents

Image

A single entity, such as a scanned page, displayed when ready to index

Index

The set of fields containing information by which documents are associated with an ID

Page

One sheet of paper, which will become part of a document

Scanner

A device that scans images for storage as a digital file

WebXtender

Web access to documents