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Making Searchable PDFs Using OCR

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Sponsor
University Library - Scholarly Commons
Location
Zoom meeting invite will be sent the business day before the workshop is scheduled.
Virtual
Date
Nov 2, 2020   10:00 - 11:00 am   Monday
Speaker
Mallory Untch, Scholarly Commons Graduate Assistant
Cost
free
Registration
Registration Form
Contact
Scholarly Commons
E-Mail
sc@library.illinois.edu
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Savvy Researcher Workshops - University Library

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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