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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Introduction to OCR and Searchable PDFs

Learn OCR best practices and how to begin an OCR project using ABBYY FineReader, Adobe Acrobat Pro, or Tesseract with this guide.

How and Where to Get Access

The Scholarly Commons

Room 220, Main Library

You may access Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, or Adobe Acrobat X Pro at any time during open hours in the Scholarly Commons: Library Hours


Information about purchasing Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

Helpful Links

Adobe Resources


Other Resources