Tag Archives: data mining

Early adopters of the OpenCitations data model

(23 March 2018) OpenCitations has announced its collaboration with four new scholarly Research and Development projects that are early adopters of the recently updated OpenCitations Data Model, described here. The four projects are similar, in that they each are independently using text mining and optical character recognition or PDF extraction techniques to extract citation information […]


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Releasing 1.8 million open access publications from publisher systems for text and data mining

(22 March 2018) Text and data mining offers an opportunity to improve the way we access and analyse the outputs of academic research. But the technical infrastructure of the current scholarly communication system is not yet ready to support TDM to its full potential, even for open access outputs. To address this problem, Petr Knoth, […]


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Copyright Clearance Center announces enhancements to RightFind® XML for mining

(15 February 2017, Danvers, Mass.)  Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), creating global licensing and content solutions that make copyright work, announces enhancements to its cloud-based RightFind® XML for Mining software solution, which empowers organizations using text mining to glean important insights from vast amounts of scientific, technical, and medical (STM) content. RightFind XML for Mining […]


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ACS Publications to join Copyright Clearance Center’s RightFind® XML for mining solution

(10 February 2017, Danvers, Mass.)  Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), which creates global licensing and content solutions that make copyright work, announces that the Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society, is participating in RightFind® XML for Mining, CCC’s cloud-based solution for obtaining content and rights for commercial text […]


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Data Availability and Use. Draft report

This draft report was released on 3 November 2016. You are invited to examine the draft report and to make written submissions by Monday 12 December 2016. The final report is expected to be handed to the Australian Government in March 2017. Australia’s New Data Framework puts Consumers in Control The Productivity Commission is recommending […]


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Liberating Data: How libraries and librarians can help researchers with text and data mining

(12 July 2016) With advances in computational methods and the proliferation of data sources, text and data mining offers exciting new directions for research. Neil Stewart, Jane Secker, Chris Morrison and Laurence Horton look at the role of libraries in providing support to researchers for these projects, particularly to help with rights issues and to digitise […]


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HathiTrust Research Center now helps researchers analyze 14 million books

(7 May 20016, Bloomington, Ind./Champaign, IL) Who influenced Charles Darwin when he was writing his pioneering theory of evolution, On the Origin of Species? Indiana University professor Colin Allen wants to know, and the HathiTrust Research Center may now hold the answer. The HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC), a cooperative service of Indiana University, University of […]


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Library data & text mining

(9 April 2016)  CAUL’s Quality & Assessment Advisory Committee (CQAAC) has compiled a list of resources on libraries and data mining. Definitions and examples of practice are drawn from the US, Canada, Australia (universities in particular) and others.  A list of references point you in the direction of source material and current practice. A lot […]


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Gale offers content for data mining and textual analysis

(17 November 2014, Farmington Hills) Recognizing the benefit of data analysis for the digital humanities field, Gale, part of Cengage Learning, will make available content from its Gale Digital Collections to academic researchers for data mining and textual analysis purposes. Data mining and textual analysis – the process by which text or datasets are crawled […]


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European research organisations call on Elsevier to withdraw TDM policy

 (1 July 2014) Eighteen European research and library organisations, including LIBER, are today calling on Elsevier to withdraw its current policy on text and data mining (TDM). Their statement is here.


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IFLA Statement on Text and Data Mining (2013)

(12 December 2013)   IFLA maintains that legal certainty for text and data mining (TDM) can only be achieved by (statutory) exceptions. As an organization committed to the principle of freedom of access to information, and the belief that information should be utilised without restriction in ways vital to the educational and cultural well-being of communities, […]


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IFLA publishes Statement on Libraries and Text and Data Mining

(12 December 2013) IFLA is pleased to announce the publication of a Statement on Libraries and Text and Data Mining. The IFLA Governing Board approved the statement on 4 December 2013. There are vast amounts of information and data being generated every day through government, academic, economic and social activities. Text and data mining has emerged as […]


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Workshop report from The Perfect Swell: defining the ideal conditions for the growth of text and data mining in Europe

(29 October 2013) The report from the stakeholder workshop on creating the right conditions for text and data mining in Europe is now available. Creating the right conditions for text and data mining in Europe is an important and pressing issue for stakeholders from both research and industry. LIBER, has taken the lead on this […]


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Text and Data Mining: its importance and the need for change in Europe

LIBER, its library members and the researchers they support are advocating for a more flexible copyright system that will allow text and data mining to be used to its full potential. That is why LIBER has created a factsheet on Text and Data Mining (TDM). Download it and learn more about how TDM can increase […]


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New tools available to mine world’s largest digital repository of books

(22 April 2013 Bloomington, Ind. and Urbana, Ill.)  This week the HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) announced the availability of data mining and analytics tools for the HathiTrust Digital Library, a collection of digital texts from over 70 research libraries around the world. The new tools provide a much-needed entry point to large-scale analysis of HathiTrust’s […]


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