From a Gale/Cengage Learning Press Release:
Gale, part of Cengage Learning, and 18thConnect, a scholarly organization dedicated to forging links between eighteenth-century archives and todayâ€™s digital research environment, today announced a partnership to share scholarly content and improve the searchability of documents within Galeâ€™sÂ Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) archive.
Galeâ€™s ECCO archive, one of the largest academic research collections of its kind, contains more than 180,000 key English and foreign language titles published primarily in the United Kingdom. Despite Galeâ€™s use of the best in Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology, eighteenth-century typefaces can still be challenging to capture with perfect accuracy, which may impact results when searching or data-mining. Continue reading Gale’s ECCO and 18thConnect Partner to Improve Access