Greenwich Library | Local History & Genealogy Programs http://www.greenwichlibrary.org http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/images/greenwichtree.jpg Greenwich Library http://www.greenwichlibrary.org Local History & Genealogy Programs at Greenwich Library. en-us 60 Using Newspaper Databases for Family Research <b>When:</b> Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Meeting Room<br><br>Ms. Janeen Bjork will present a survey of the major newspaper websites and an under-the-hood look at optical character recognition (more often known as OCR, it’s the technology that allows newspapers to be “read” and indexed by computers, making it possible to search newspapers online). She will share case studies drawn from both the distinguished and the notorious members of her family tree. Family history novices will learn how and where to start searching, and best practices for getting the most from both the free and the subscription sites with U.S. newspapers. Even experienced genealogists who have yet to troll online newspapers for family stories will pick up tips for working around the limits of optical character recognition (OCR).http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=26012 Genealogy http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=26012