Thursday, November 5 • 4:45pm - 5:30pm
Text & Data Mining Contracts - The Issues & The Needs

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For background see http://www.against-the-grain.com/2015/05/newschannel-original-text-mining-partnering-to-open-new-doors-to-big-data-research/

Last year Elsevier released new contract terms for Text & Data Mining of their collections. This was met with criticism and confusion. So, how is a library best able to contract for TDM to support their researchers? Hear from a key vendor, a consultant with experience in working out these agreements and the head of LIBER, a European collaboration that is working aggressively to resolve the issues that continue to confound most academics today.


Nancy Herther

Sociology/Anthropology Librarian, University of Minnesota


Iris Hanney

President, Unlimited Priorities LLC

Susan Reilly

Executive Director, LIBER – Reinventing the Library for the Future
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Alicia Wise

Director of Universal Access, Elsevier
Alicia is very passionate about expanding access to information, and particularly enjoys developing successful partnerships across complex stakeholder communities. Her areas of expertise lie at the intersection of copyright and digital technology. She joined Elsevier in June 2010... Read More →

Thursday November 5, 2015 4:45pm - 5:30pm EST
Grand Ballroom 2, Gaillard Center