Posts by Samantha Teremi

  • Fair use rights to conduct text and data mining and use artificial intelligence tools are essential for UC research and teaching

    The UC Libraries strive to preserve fair use rights when licensing electronic resources—including the fair use rights to conduct computational research and incorporate artificial intelligence (AI) tools in academic studies and scholarship.  Academic scholars like those on our campuses use licensed content for computational research, sometimes referred to as text and data mining, or TDM. As the electronic resource licensing landscape has evolved, there has been a concerning rise in publishers’ attempts to restrict fair uses, particularly for TDM and any use of AI tools in the process. Fair use restrictions on computational research and AI usage have deleterious effect: […]