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    • Are machine learning corpora “fair dealing” under Canadian law? 

      Brown, Dan; Byl, Lauren; Grossman, Maura R. (Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computational Creativity, 2021-09)
      We consider the use of large corpora for training compuationally creative systems, particularly those that write new text based on the style of an existing author or genre. Under Canadian copyright law, a key concern for ...
    • Author Addendum Conundrum: Reconciling Author Use of Addenda With Publisher Acceptance 

      Byl, Lauren (Partnership Association, 2022-01-28)
      The purpose of this paper is simultaneously to investigate researcher use and awareness of author addenda (e.g., the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition [SPARC] author addendum) and publisher awareness ...
    • The Cheese Stands Alone: Situating the University of Waterloo within the Canadian Academic Library Landscape 

      Robichaud, Danielle; Byl, Lauren (Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians, 2023-02-03)
      Despite a body of scholarly literature about the labour conditions of Canadian academic libraries/ians, little has been written about non-unionized Canadian librarians/archivists or the related historical and evolving ...
    • Impact, Attention, Influence? Potential Use Of Altmetrics In Academic Libraries 

      Byl, Lauren; Gordon, Shannon (2016-01-28)
      As the NISO Alternative Assessment Metrics (Altmetrics) Initiative develops standards surrounding altmetrics, it is necessary to consider the relevance of altmetrics to the research community, including academic libraries. ...
    • Report on Transformative Agreements 

      Byl, Lauren; Chee, Mike; Davies, Marian; Hale, Jordan; Harding, Tom; Hutchinson, Rebecca; Mancia, Cynthia (Waterloo Library Collection Strategy Committee's Transformative Agreements Working Group, 2022)
      This report was prepared for the University of Waterloo Library's Collection Strategy Committee to describe the current landscape of non-traditional publishing agreements between academic libraries and publishers. In ...
    • White Paper: Measuring Research Outputs Through Bibliometrics 

      University of Waterloo Working Group on Bibliometrics; Byl, Lauren; Carson, Jana; Feltracco, Annamaria; Gooch, Susie; Gordon, Shannon; Kenyon, Tim; Muirhead, Bruce; Seskar-Hencic, Daniela; MacDonald, Kathy; Özsu, M. Tamer; Stirling, Peter (University of Waterloo, 2016)
      This White Paper provides a high-level review of issues relevant to understanding bibliometrics, and practical recommendations for how to appropriately use these measures. This is not a policy paper; instead, it defines ...


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