Textmining: My years negotiating with Elsevier « petermr's blog
Connotea Imports 2012-07-31
"This post – which is long, but necessary – recounts my attempts to obtain permission to text-mine content published in Elsevier’s journals. (If you wish to trust my account the simple answer is – I have got nowhere and I am increasingly worried about Elsevier’s Sciverse as a monopolistic walled garden. If you don’t trust this judgement read the details). What matters is that the publishers are presenting themselves as “extremely helpful and responsive to request for textmining” – my experience is the opposite...."