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Banner Document Management System (BDMS)

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As part of the Banner Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) suite of products, BDMS or Xtender provides our users with the ability to convert their paper processes into electronic solutions.   BDMS provides tools for scanning, indexing, storing, sharing and archiving critical documents while managing a link to the data records in Banner. 


Here are some of the pertinent features of BDMS/Xtender:


  • Single Sign on thru Banner
  • Documents are associated to a Student or Employee
  • Document Management and Digital Imaging
  • Multi Scanner Support
  • Integration with Faxing Solutions
  • OCR
  • Full Text Indexing
  • Report/Output Management
  • Digital Signatures/Annotations
  • Inter Departmental Workflow
  • Document Level Security
  • Cross Departmental Sharing of Documents
  • Document Retention


The Application itself is Web Based and can handle many file types:


PDFs, Tiff, JPEG, XLS, WORD Docs,Voice, Video, Sound, Files, Color, Black and White, Digital Images, etc.


Click here to learn more about Ellucian Banner Document Management. 


Things to consider when choosing a scanner:


Volume,Color Scanning, Duplex, Paper Size, and Scanner Size


Recommended Scanners:

  • Kodak i1420 Pass-Through Scanner
  • Kodak i1320 Plus Scanner


ITS will be publishing more information as we begin the BDMS rollout on the campus.