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Making Scanned Text Machine Readable through Optical Character Recognition

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Topic
digital humanities
Sponsor
University Library - Scholarly Commons
Location
314 Main Library. Take the north stairwell (Armory and Wright Street entrance) to the 3rd floor of the Main Library and make a left at the top of the stairs.
Date
Nov 6, 2018   1:00 - 2:00 pm  
Speaker
Kayla Abner, Billy Tringali
Cost
free
Registration
Registration
Contact
Scholarly Commons
E-Mail
sc@library.illinois.edu
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Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is a process that converts scanned images and documents into editable, searchable formats. This workshop will give attendees a basic understanding of how to make use of optical character recognition software, including Adobe Acrobat Pro, ABBYY FineReader, and Tesseract, in their research, as well as give them a chance for hands-on experience with these programs in the Scholarly Commons.

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ALL WORKSHOPS ARE SPONSORED BY THE GRADUATE COLLEGE AND RESEARCH AND INFORMATION SERVICES AND THE SCHOLARLY COMMONS, UNIVERSITY LIBRARY.

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