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Creating Digital Civil Society: The Digital Public Library of America

Lucy Bernholz

in Philanthropy in Democratic Societies: History, Institutions, Values

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226335506
eISBN:
9780226335780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226335780.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Modern civil society, nonprofits, and foundations are structured to manage the donation of time and money and regulations codify the limits of their use. Going forward, digital data and ... More


The Promise and Perils of Digital Libraries

Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz

in The End of Ownership: Personal Property in the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035019
eISBN:
9780262335959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035019.003.0006
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

The licensing model has important implications for public libraries. The practice of library lending has depended heavily on the exhaustion principle. But in the context of ebook lending, exhaustion ... More


Digital Research of Jewish Texts: Challenges and Opportunities

Itay Marienberg-Milikowsky

in Textual Transmission in Contemporary Jewish Cultures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197516485
eISBN:
9780197516515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197516485.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religious Studies

In his introduction to a volume titled Companion to the Digital Humanities (2004), a pioneering figure in the field, Roberto Busa, looked at the challenges posed by globalization to digital ... More


Archival Websites in the Humanities and Sciences

Alan G. Gross and Joseph E. Harmon

in The Internet Revolution in the Sciences and Humanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190465926
eISBN:
9780197559635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465926.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Equipment and Technology

A South African by birth, white, of German ancestry, fluent in Afrikaans, Helena Pohlandt-McCormick spent six months in her native country in 1993 and a full year in 1994 studying the Soweto ... More


Digitization of Jewish Nahdah Texts: “Knowing the Enemy” or Preserving a Heritage?

Guy Bracha

in Textual Transmission in Contemporary Jewish Cultures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197516485
eISBN:
9780197516515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197516485.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religious Studies

In 1909, an Arabic book was published in Egypt under the title Al-Talmud: asluhu wa-tasalsuluhu wa-adabuhu (The Talmud: Its Origin, Transmission, and Ethics).1 As will later be discussed in more ... More


The Traditional Knowledge Trilogy

Prashant Reddy T. and Sumathi Chandrashekaran

in Create, Copy, Disrupt: India's Intellectual Property Dilemmas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199470662
eISBN:
9780199088850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470662.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter critiques three particular patents cases in the US and EU that were filed in the 1990s by Indian NGOs and the Indian government. The three patents in question were related to neem, ... More


Of Gods and Gurus

Prashant Reddy T. and Sumathi Chandrashekaran

in Create, Copy, Disrupt: India's Intellectual Property Dilemmas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199470662
eISBN:
9780199088850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470662.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

As religions become commercialized, gurus who proclaim themselves to be the messengers of gods leave behind fortunes in the form of intellectual property, either as books, or audio and video ... More


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