Hi, Danielle,

Have you taken a look at ? If it
works for you, that's likely to be one of the easiest methods to convert
the list into structured data.


Julia Bauder
Social Studies and Data Services Librarian
Director, Data Analysis and Social Inquiry Lab
Grinnell College Libraries
1111 6th Ave.
Grinnell, IA 50112

On Thu, May 12, 2022 at 1:40 PM Danielle Reay <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hello,
> We have a faculty member looking to create a dataset from an annotated
> bibliography she compiled. Right now it exists as a word file and as a pdf.
> The entries are relatively structured with a citation and an abstract, but
> the document is about 150 pages long with multiple entries per page. Rather
> than manually copy and paste everything to create the spreadsheet/csv, I
> wanted to ask for suggestions or approaches to doing this by either
> scraping or extracting structured data from the pdf. Thanks very much in
> advance!
> Danielle Reay
> Digital Scholarship Technology Manager
> Drew University