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

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 issue and, in…

Stakeholders representing the research sector, SMEs and open access publishers withdraw from Licences for Europe

LIBER, along with several other representatives from the research sector, has withdrawn from the Licences for Europe dialogue on text and data mining due to concerns about the scope, composition and transparency of the process. A letter of withdrawal has been sent to the Commissioners involved in Licenses for Europe explaining the reason that these…

“Licences for Europe – A Stakeholder Dialogue” text and data mining for scientific research purposes working group

Letter from participants in response to “Licences for Europe- A Stakeholder Dialogue” text and data mining for scientific research purposes workshop. The following is the letter sent by concerned participants in response to the “Licences for Europe- A Stakeholder Dialogue” workshop on text and data mining for scientific research purposes. Dear Commissioners Barnier, Geoghegan-Quinn, Kroes…