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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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