Policies for Zuckerberg Transcripts
What is The Zuckergberg Files?
The Zuckerberg Files is an archive of all public utterances of Facebook's founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg. It includes transcripts and bibliographic data of all publicly-available content representing the voice and words of Zuckerberg, including blog posts, letters to shareholders, media interviews, public appearances and product presentations, and quotes in other sources.
The Zuckerberg Files is hosted on the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee's Digital Commons, and consists of two digital collections. The "Transcripts" collection include full-text transcriptions of all the content in the digital archive of Zuckerberg's public statements. The "Videos" collection represents a subset of the collection with archived copies available video files documenting certain Zuckerberg appearances.
Who can access The Zuckerberg Files?
The Zuckerberg Files is an open-access public archive. The bibliographic and metadata are available to the public. In adherence with the "Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Scholarly Research in Communication", access to the full-text transcripts and archived video files is limited to scholars doing research in a relevant area.
How can I gain access to The Zuckerberg Files?
While The Zuckerberg Files is an open-access public archive, and the bibliographic and metadata are available to the public, access to the full-text transcripts and archived video files has been password-protected in adherence to the "Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Scholarly Research in Communication". Scholars wishing to gain access to the full archive should email firstname.lastname@example.org with their name, affiliation, and a 500-word description of the research project or purpose for which the materials will be put.