A quick guide: why use OCR as an historian? — Ilana R Miller

My thoughts on when, why, and how an historian should consider using OCR. First, what is OCR? Sparing technical details, OCR, or Optical Character Recognition, is the conversion of an image of typed text into a searchable document. PDFs, for example, are usually already in OCR- meaning you can do a targeted search for terms, phrases, […]

via A quick guide: why use OCR as an historian? — Ilana R Miller

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