One of the largest and most powerful of online newspaper archives is Olive Software's ActivePaper Archive, usually referred to simply as "Olive." The service scans microfilmed or hard-copy newspaper collections. The software then analyzes and indexes the “entities” (such as articles, graphics, and advertisements) to allow for powerful full-text searching within the original context of the newspaper's typeset and design. The results are available on the Web, including full images of every page in the original newspapers as well as the OCR (optical character recognition) texts.
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