Tag Archives: text mining

A free Workshop on Text Mining and the HathiTrust Research Center at the IFLA WLIC 2018 Kuala Lampur, Malaysia

(13 June 2018) Are you attending the IFLA 2018 World Library and Information Congress? JOIN US ON:  August 23, 2018, for a day-long text mining workshop for librarians hosted by the IFLA Social Science Libraries Satellite Meeting. Come and Learn more about digital humanities methods and text mining? Here are some of the exciting things you can expect to learn […]


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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 partners with SciBite

(17 October 2016, Danvers, Mass.) Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), creating global licensing and content solutions that make copyright work, has entered a partnership with Cambridge, UK-based SciBite, a leading provider of semantic solutions for the Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical industries. CCC will work with SciBite to further support customers’ needs in text analytics and […]


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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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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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Library data and text mining resources

(10 January 2014) CAUL  has published a list of resources  describing  projects, publications and  websites on library data and text mining. Peruse it here. If the value and impact of  university libraries is more your thing, there’s a list for that too describing conferences, projects, publications, websites and websites. Click here to view.


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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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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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BioOne and OpenAIRE announce strategic text mining agreement

Partnership Maximizes Access to and Effectiveness of Bioscience Research (Washington, DC, 26 March  2013) BioOne, the global source for leading edge bioscience research have announced a new collaborative agreement with OpenAIRE. BioOne will make its entire collection of publications, 176 titles from 132 publishers, available to OpenAIRE for text mining. This partnership demonstrates BioOne’s commitment […]


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