OCR, Our Friend…Most of the Time

Big news today in the world of historical and genealogical research: The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA, archives.gov) has added Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to its search engine.  According to NARA OCR will affect the NARA Catalog’s JPG or PDF format records added since June 2019.  NARA is still determining how to retroactively process records digitized before that date.

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