New videos are available from CNI’s spring 2018 membership meeting:
In Privacy in Cross-Border Preservation-based Partnerships, Erin Tripp of DuraSpace shares the research and consultation outcomes resulting from the pursuit of an international partnership program to increase adoption of DuraCloud. The initiative prompted questions about information transfer, privacy, and legal jurisdiction.
Copyright and license agreements can complicate a researcher’s efforts to access texts and perform computational analysis. Increasingly, libraries are getting engaged as intermediaries between content providers and scholars to facilitate access to text datasets. Text Data Mining (TDM) Research Using Copyrighted and Use-Limited Text Data Sets: Developing an Agenda to Support Scholarly Use, by Beth Sandore Namachchivaya of the University of Waterloo, provides an update on research funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services to hold a national forum with key stakeholders to develop a research and implementation agenda for libraries that work with scholars and content providers to enable streamlined access to copyrighted and licensed texts for data mining research.