Faculty Publications

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March 2006

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School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University


Digital Libraries, Scholarly Communication


Library and Information Science


This is a presentation of 30 slides at the Brown Bag Series, School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana on 31 March 2006. Abstract: Commons-based digital libraries are an emerging phenomenon. They are based on a new vision of digital information organization and use. A definition of commons-based digital libraries, some examples, fundamental characteristics, emerging information behaviors, and preliminary results from a scholarly communication survey of LIS faculty will be presented.