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For Love or Money? What Researchers Should Know about Academic Data Cartels

For Love or Money? What Researchers Should Know about Academic Data Cartels

Data is amazing for research, but is it always amazing for researchers? In this discussion, we'll learn about the data companies that are collecting and using academic data. We'll see how academic data analytics has the potential to improve our research opportunities, but also how it can open pitfalls in academics' paths. By critiquing the data companies that create academic data products, we can envision an academic data future that benefits research and researchers. **The Zoom link will be shared with registrants the day before the event.

Sarah Lamdan is a Professor of Law at CUNY School of Law who specializes in information law. Her research and advocacy span the spectrum from public information access to personal data privacy. Sarah Lamdan is also a law librarian with a master's degree in library and information science. When she's not teaching, she works with organizations like SPARC, NYU's Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy, and other open access and data privacy advocacy groups.

This lecture is sponsored by the Center for Research Data & Digital Scholarship, ASSETT Innovation Incubator Inclusive Data Science Team, the Department of Information, and the Leeds School of Business.

Wednesday, February 15, 2023
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Zoom (virtual meeting)
Sarah Lamdan
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