A document scanning solution service for schools and universities in London and throughout the UK, to scan and convert their paper documents, exam papers and staff/pupil records into a digital format.

Document Scanning for Education Sectors

Our education document scanning services for educational institutions in London and throughout the UK.

The days are virtually gone where pupils and students would write on the black/white boards as the world is becoming more IT literate, it is important for educational sectors to keep up to date and that means updating document management processes through scanning documents and text books to a digital format.

With us being a professional document scanning company, we offer document scanning and management solutions that are both useful and cost-effective for progressive educational institutions and their budget restrictions. For your convenience we can collect your documents and either safely return them once the digitisation process is completed, or securely shred them, depending on your requirements. If you have documents that can not be removed from your premises, due to confidentiality or legal issues, we also offer on-site document scanning services.

Educational documents that we scan

The type of files, papers and records we can in a digital format for educational institutions in London and throughout the UK.

  • Student/pupil records
  • Staff records
  • Exam papers
  • Textbooks
  • Archived documents
  • Health and safety documentation
  • Applications, admissions and enrolment forms

If you need it scanning, we can scan it. That's why we're the Scan-Dotm people.

The benefits of scanning your educational documents

  • Having instant access to your data records from multiple devices.
  • Freeing up office space and securing important information from loss, theft and damage.
  • Share your digital documents quickly and easily.
  • Improve efficiency and productivity.
  • Boost your green credential.

Educational documents may come in all shapes and sizes which is not a problem for us. As a professional scanning company in London we have the capabilities of scanning small and large formats with our document scanners.

Our document scanning services will save you money, time and increase efficiency when processing data with a digital document management system.

Additional specialist scanning services

  • Scanning and data capture of surveys
  • Advanced data capture and validation of exam papers
  • OCR processing of files to searchable PDF format
  • Digitisation of microfilm and microfiche based media
  • Scanning and conversion of large format drawings and plans
  • Scanning and conversion of books to formats such as searchable PDF, .epub (Kindle), .epub (Apple) etc.

Free search and retrieval software for your digital education documents

Once we have scanned your documents, we can provide you with a number of platforms on which to access and manage your newly digital files.

The benefits of working with converting digital educational documents.

Halogen is our open source document search and retrieval software. With its easy to use interface, intelligent indexing system and small footprint, Halogen is the perfect tool to help you go digital without the stress, designed around simplicity and intuitive usage.

The software is so easy to use that you won't need to provide extra training for your staff either. Simply enquire about getting a free Halogen license for your school, college or university.

Pearl Cloud is our fully managed cloud system offering a secure platform for you to share and store your digital documents without the worry of needing IT support in the form of administration, backups, security, software upgrades and user training.

Our IT department can handle all of that for you leaving time for you to focus on more important matters. With Pearl Cloud you can retrieve, view, email and print digital documents instantly.

Why choose our education document scanning services?

  • We have over 16 years of experience with providing scanning and data capture services to education institutes.
  • A secure collection of your documents can be arranged with our London and UK collection service.
  • Your document data is protected as our services are certified to ISO standards.
  • Providing consultancy throughout the process to ensure you get exactly what you want.

Get in touch

Get in touch with us today with your enquiries by phoning 0207 183 1885, emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or using our online Contact Us Form.

A free trial

A free trial of our document scanning and data capture services in London, Manchester and throughout the UK.

We offer a free trial of our data capture and scanning services in London to prospective clients as proof of concept. Find out more:

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Why choose Pearl Scan

Document scanning | Audits

We are backed up by external quality and security audits. Our operations have been audited and approved by many NHS, Local Authorities, Private blue chip companies and we pride ourselves on the high levels of quality and security we provide to each and every one of our clients.

Our data capture and document scanning services offered in London are accredited to industry standards.