Last modified on 23 December 2012, at 22:13

The Information Commons

The Information or Knowledge Commons is a new phenomenon made possible by the creation of the Internet. The following short book will describe what this phenomenon is, and will trace its history. This text is a group class project for a class with the same name. While studying the Information Commons, we felt it would be useful to actually add content to it in the form of a short Wikibook.

Table of ContentsEdit

Defining The Commons
A Brief History of the Commons & Information Commons
Some Prominent Examples of the Information Commons
Differing Governance Structures of the Information Commons
Problems and Legal Issues
The Future of the Information Commons