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All workshops for the Fall 2020 semester will be taught synchronously and online using Zoom. In order to attend our workshops, you will need a NetID assigned to you from UIUC and you will need to login to your Zoom account to "activate" it. 

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You may also request workshops for courses, graduate student study groups, and departmental events, etc. Workshop request are limited to sessions that will include at least five people. If you have questions, please contact savvyresearcher@library.illinois.edu

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PLEASE NOTE: Registration must be completed the day before the workshop by 9:00 A.M. e.g., for a Thursday workshop, you must register by Wednesday at 9:00 A.M.. For Monday workshops, you will need to register by Friday at 9:00 A.M.

 

Making Searchable PDFs Using OCR

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
Oct 28, 2019   11:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Speaker
Xena Becker, Scholarly Commons GA
Cost
free
Registration
Registration
Contact
Scholarly Commons
E-Mail
sc@library.illinois.edu
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Searchable PDFs can make research faster and easier and making them is easy when you use optical character recognition (OCR) software. This workshop demonstrates the basic uses of OCR software and gives an overview of OCR software available in the Scholarly Commons. As a result of this workshop, you will be able to identify which OCR software is suitable for your needs and understand how to use the central features of two OCR software. https://guides.library.illinois.edu/OCR

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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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