Optical Character Recognition:A Solution for the Data Entry Bottleneck


  • Institute of Information Studies, Bangalore, 560 010, India


Gives an introduction to Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology and its potential applications in bibliographic databases. Gives an overview of OCR technology and highlights its advantage in the application to data entry. A also discusses the parameters to be considered in the evaluation of OCR software.


Optical Character Recognition, OCR, Data Entry, Bibliographic Data Base, Softwares, Evaluation.

Subject Discipline

Library Management

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