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Understanding knowledge as a commons : from theory to practice

Author: Charlotte Hess; Elinor Ostrom
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looking at knowledge as a shared resource: experts discuss how to define, protect, and build the knowledge commons in the digital age.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Understanding knowledge as a commons.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006027385
(OCoLC)71223038
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte Hess; Elinor Ostrom
ISBN: 9780262256346 0262256347 1282096397 9781282096394 142942107X 9781429421072
OCLC Number: 77594468
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 367 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : an overview of the knowledge commons / Elinor Ostrom and Charlotte Hess --
The growth of the commons paradigm / David Bollier --
A framework for analyzing the knowledge commons / Charlotte Hess and Elinor Ostrom --
Countering enclosure : reclaiming the knowledge commons / Nancy Kranich --
Mertonianism unbound? : imagining free, decentralized access to most cultural and scientific material / James Boyle --
Preserving the knowledge commons / Donald J. Waters --
Creating an intellectual commons through open access / Peter Suber --
How to build a commons : is intellectual property constrictive, facilitating, or irrelevant? / Shubha Ghosh --
Collective action, civic engagement, and the knowledge commons / --
Peter Levine --
Free/open-source software as a framework for establishing commons in science / Charles M. Schweik --
Scholarly communication and libraries unbound : the opportunity of the commons / Wendy Pradt Lougee --
EconPort : creating and maintaining a knowledge commons / James C. Cox and J. Todd Swarthout.
Responsibility: edited by Charlotte Hess and Elinor Ostrom.

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