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-====== Copier Scanning ​and Formatting for Optical Character Recognition ======+====== Copier ScanningFormatting for Optical Character Recognition ======
  
  
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   * Select "​OCR"​   * Select "​OCR"​
  
-Two files will appear in your coll_management - R|S:\scans folder, one with a .pdf file extension and another with an .xst file extension. The one with the .xst extension is useless and you can delete it. The .pdf will have a very generic name; best to match your scan with your filename by date and time. +After the scanning is complete, two files will appear in your coll_management - R|S:\scans folder, one with a .pdf file extension and another with an .xst file extension. The one with the .xst extension is useless and you can delete it. The .pdf will have a very generic name; best to match your scan with your filename by date and time. 
  
 Open the file with the .pdf file extension, and save the file with a name and folder location that makes sense to you. Then, **please** go back to the coll_management - R|S:\scans folder and delete the generic .pdf of your file. This will prevent bloat and mayhem in the \scans folder. Open the file with the .pdf file extension, and save the file with a name and folder location that makes sense to you. Then, **please** go back to the coll_management - R|S:\scans folder and delete the generic .pdf of your file. This will prevent bloat and mayhem in the \scans folder.
  
-===== Converting PDFs to Optical Character Recognition (OCREnabled or Text Searchable =====+===== Converting PDFs to OCR-Enabled or Text Searchable =====
  
   * Open Adobe Acrobat ​   * Open Adobe Acrobat ​
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 Doing large batches takes a while, over an hour for 514 files for example. If several files of docs are selected - remove docs that are not PDFs and any PDFs that have problems (they will be marked). Doing large batches takes a while, over an hour for 514 files for example. If several files of docs are selected - remove docs that are not PDFs and any PDFs that have problems (they will be marked).
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 +--- //​[[cturner@library.umass.edu|Primary contact: Christine Turner]]//
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