Digging for Treasure – New Developments in Textmining and Datamining: Introduction

Judy Luther
Informed Strategies

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With potential access to more content than ever before, researchers are able to pinpoint their searches for specific types of information and to access relationships and patterns among data more quickly than ever before. With the ability to query full text xml or metadata across journals and across publishers, researchers can propose and potentially complete broader projects more quickly than in the past. Content providers can consider new content delivery mechanisms by custom datafeeds or through cloud storage. Content may be enhanced as part of the production process or post-publication through author input or crowd sourcing techniques. Datamining and textmining has only begun to make an impact on research and resource needs. Come find out about some of the latest efforts that turn mountains of data into research gems and invaluable findings.