IFLA publishes Statement on Libraries and Text and Data Mining

“IFLA is pleased to announce the publication of a Statement on Libraries and Text and Data Mining. The IFLA Governing Board approved the statement on 4 December 2013. There are vast amounts of information and data being generated every day through government, academic, economic and social activities. Text and data mining has emerged as a significant tool to assist individuals and institutions identify patterns, trends and anomalies in data, and to develop new efficiencies and forms of knowledge.” (via IFLA)

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