Imaging is simply making an electronic version of a piece of paper and storing it on a computer. Mostly you use a device called a "scanner" to take a picture of the document and convert it into a format that the computer can use. See our Introduction to DI for more information.
Imaging has several benefits. Some examples are:
There are three primary parts to imaging — scanning, indexing, and retrieving documents.
Starting in the fall of 2010, the Graduate School of Admissions will begin using it to manage the flow of applications for prospective students. Other offices will be added in the future.
See the Technical Requirements page for details.