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Monday, February 9, 2015

Learn To Use Newspapers To Find Ancestors In Greenwich Library Program

The Greenwich Library will sponsor a workshop on Saturday, Feb. 14, t to help people research their genealogy through newspaper databases at 2 p.m. Genealogy researcher and teacher Janeen Bjork will present a survey of the major newspaper websites and a look at optical character recognition, or OCR. OCR is the technology that allows newspapers to be "read" and indexed by computers, making it possible to search newspapers online.


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