Electronic Document Management: OnBase


OnBase is an extensible, customizable electronic document management and workflow system for capturing paper and electronic documents. Departments utilizing OnBase document imaging see gains in operating efficiencies, materials reductions, and business continuity, as well as enhanced disaster recovery capabilities.


  • OnBase Web Client

    • Best for retrieving and viewing documents or interacting with workflows.

    • Requires Chrome 57 or greater, Firefox 52 or greater, Safari 9.1.0, 10.0.0 or 10.1.0, Edge 14, or Internet Explorer 11.0.

  • OnBase Desktop Client

    • More advanced functions will require that you install OnBase on a Windows machine

Who can access

  • To scan documents or create workflows: Academic and administrative units

  • To view documents: Employees

How to request access


  • Capture and archive paper documents by scanning

  • Capture and archive electronic documents through various import processes

  • Once captured, documents can be easily and securely shared with other OnBase users via a basic retrieve/view interface or via a workflow interface that can be customized to meet your business process requirements.

Additional resources

Join the Digital Workflow Advisory Community

  • The Digital Workflow Advisory Community is open to OHIO students, faculty, and staff who have an interest in automated workflows that replace manual business processes, electronic forms, document digitization, and digital document content management.

Service support

Get help

  • Visit the Technology Help Center (help.ohio.edu) to get live support, view outages, and browse trainings.


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