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ERIC Number: EJ914692
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jan
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0036-651X
What's in "Your" File Cabinet? Leveraging Technology for Document Imaging and Storage
Flaherty, William
School Business Affairs, v77 n1 p20-22 Jan 2011
Spotsylvania County Public Schools (SCPS) in Virginia uses a document-imaging solution that leverages the features of a multifunction printer (MFP). An MFP is a printer, scanner, fax machine, and copier all rolled into one. It can scan a document and email it all in one easy step. Software is available that allows the MFP to scan bubble sheets and score student tests. This device communicates directly with back-end databases; no computer is required. Data elements are entered from a keypad on the MFP. The system takes the data and the scanned images and captures them in a database. Other databases can also be linked to this system to create an even more powerful supersystem. By moving from laborious paper-based tasks to electronic storage and retrieval, the district has realized multiple benefits: reclaimed space that had been dedicated to storage, no dedicated staff to scan documents, a single piece of equipment for multiple functions, and lighter staff workloads.
Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO). 11401 North Shore Drive, Reston, VA 20190. Tel: 866-682-2729; Fax: 703-478-0205; e-mail: asboreq@asbointl.org; Web site: http://www.asbointl.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Virginia