July 14, 2014 UKB, LIBER and many other research and library organisations across Europe called on Elsevier to withdraw its current policy on text and data mining (TDM) and to change its license conditions. By complying to this, they would set a positive example for other publishers.
The number of signatories to the letter has now surpassed 40. They include 33 professional groups plus individual researchers, professors and librarians in a total of 18 countries. All signatories are listed in an updated version of the letter.