Harvard Converts Millions of Legal Documents into Open Data

peter.suber's bookmarks 2018-11-03

Summary:

"A new free website spearheaded by the Library Innovation Lab at the Harvard Law School makes available nearly 6.5 million state and federal cases dating from the 1600s to earlier this year, in an initiative that could alter and inform the future availability of similar areas of public-sector big data.

Led by the Lab, which was founded in 2010 as an arena for experimentation and exploration into expanding the role of libraries in the online era, the Caselaw Access Project went live Oct. 29 after five years of discussions, planning and digitization of roughly 100,000 pages per day over two years...."

Link:

http://www.govtech.com/analytics/Harvard-Converts-Millions-of-Legal-Documents-into-Open-Data.html

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Tags:

oa.new oa.harvard.u hu.oa oa.digitization oa.law oa.copyright oa.pd

Date tagged:

11/03/2018, 09:56

Date published:

11/03/2018, 05:56