Leaders in Digitisation and Digital Preservation Solutions

DatacomIT is a 100% Australian owned company and is a recognised leader in digitisation of preservation material for cultural institutions. Utilising proven leading-edge technologies, we have a clear determination to deliver the most efficient and effective solution available.

The DatacomIT team has established long-standing credibility within the archives and digitisation industry, offering expertise and professionalism to our clients.


Through scanning and digitisation, you will be able to understand, interrogate, and use the data, extracting value from the information held.

Digitial Preservation

Keep content safely stored, make sure it can be found and trusted, and automatically update files to future-friendly formats.

Collection Management

Build your identity, enrich your collections, capture and manage new content, as well as discuss new ideas from anywhere in the world


By having a range of options, we can help customers find the right scanner to meet their specific needs and budget.

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With scanning and digitisation facilities in Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra.

DatacomIT has the tools and resources available to provide the best scanning and digitisation solution.

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Confronting the Threats to Digital Information Longevity

In this article, we delve into the pressing issue of digital information longevity and the looming threat of data inaccessibility. As our world becomes increasingly digitised, we face the risk of losing vast amounts of valuable information due to technological...

Our dedicated technical crew is on the move

Our dedicated technical crew is on the move, taking our cutting-edge equipment on a journey from the capital to the heart of the Red Centre. Our team relocated the state-of-the-art CopiBook from Canberra to Alice Springs for AIATSIS. This move aligns with our...

Multi-location storage is not preservation

Multi-location storage, by itself, doesn't fulfill the scope or requirements of a robust digital preservation program. Storing digitised and born digital assets in multiple locations can protect them against many threats, but it still leaves them vulnerable to...

Why Digitisation Alone May Not Be Enough

Digitising your material is a crucial step, but it alone may not be sufficient to fully realise the potential benefits and ensure the long-term preservation and accessibility of your digital assets. The process of digitisation is just the beginning of a broader...

Thank you from the team at DatacomIT

As the holiday season approaches, we want to take a moment to express our heartfelt gratitude for the privilege of assisting you this year. It has been a pleasure working with you to digitise and preserve your invaluable collections and empower your community through...

Records at the University of Melbourne Archives span more than 23 kms

DatacomIT would like to congratulate the team at University of Melbourne Archives for the fantastic work they have done on creating their online Archives - University of Melbourne Archives Recollect Site The University of Melbourne Archives (UMA) is one of Australia’s...

Supporting the next generation of Conservation Leaders

DatacomIT is furthering its commitment to conservation by providing financial support to students to attend this month's Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material (AICCM) conference. Sponsorship covered travel, accommodation, conference admission...

The renowned JUKE Magazine is now accessible to music enthusiasts

Melbourne-based rock music magazine JUKE was founded in 1975 by rock journalist Ed Nimmervoll following the closure of the classic 1960s rock journal Go-Set in 1974. JUKE began at a time when Australian bands such as Skyhooks, Sherbet, and Little River Band were...

University of WA ‘Collected’ is home to a diverse range of significant collections

The University of Western Australia have just launched their new Recollect Archive UWA Collected, which DatacomIT are proud to have played a role in implementing. Drawing together three different collections into one repository was no mean feat. UWA have succeeded in...

Illuminating the Digital Dark Age

The Digital Dark Age is a term coined by Terry Kuny in 1997 as a warning about the potential loss of digital information and emphasises the importance of digital preservation efforts. To prevent or mitigate this scenario, organisations, institutions, and individuals...

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