May 19, 2022

Elsevier Updates Text and Data Mining Policy Page

The updated/streamlined  text and data mining policy page from Elsevier can be accessed here and is organized into  sections:

  • Elsevier’s policy (For various user groups)
  • How to gain access
  • Terms and conditions of text and data mining


You can find the previous version of Elsevier’s text and data mining page (crawled and cached on Jan. 22, 2014) on The Wayback Machine.

It includes sections on Elsevier’s principles on text & data mining and Elsevier’s approach to the process not found in the new version.

Btw, a useful online for comparing the text of two documents is

Source: via Twitter/@ElsevierConnect

See Also:  CrossRef Set to Launch a Text and Data Mining Service Named Prospect in Early 2014 (December 23, 2013)

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