[open-science] text-mining licence exemplar

Miller, Andrew (ELS-OXF) andrew.miller at elsevier.com
Wed Jun 6 14:29:24 UTC 2012


On text-mining theme more generally: could someone please point me to
reliable examples of scientific progress made via text-mining of
open-access STM corpus?


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The editor will take this up with T&F. My aim is for mining in
and not the 6 month deal. But, I'm interested in seeing how they

In respect of NC - I would never go anywhere near an NC licence.
everything and not open. Much happier with a CC-BY :-)


> Rockefellar University Press also has a propriety period and then
opens up
> the content.
> RUP goes further than free/gratis: it makes the content available
under a
> CC-BY-SA-NC license.
> Details<http://www.rupress.org/site/subscriptions/terms.xhtml>
> .
> Agreed that this approach is more valuable for text-mining than a 6
> window of availability. I'd recommend this model... with CC-BY instead
> CC-BY-SA-NC :)
> Sincerely,
> Heather
> --
> Heather Piwowar
> DataONE postdoc with NESCent and Dryad
>   studying research data sharing and reuse
>   remotely from Dept of Zoology, UBC, Vancouver Canada
> http://researchremix.org
> @researchremix <http://twitter.com/#!/researchremix>
> On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 1:50 PM, Ross Mounce <ross.mounce at gmail.com>
>> >> Can you shame them at least into doing the opposite? NON-open for
>> >> months, then release under CC BY after that embargo elapses?
>> >>
>> >> -- Mike.
>> For text-mining purposes this would make more sense - it's a good
>> proposal. Some journals currently operate like this e.g. The
>> Biological Bulletin http://www.biolbull.org/site/misc/about.xhtml
>> which is free (gratis) to access after 1 year.
>> Initial free (gratis) access, reverting to subscription access after
>> given time, to me sounds like a purely promotional activity with no
>> real helpful research purpose, especially WRT text-mining.
>> Ross
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