Table of contents for Understanding knowledge as a commons : from theory to practice / edited by Charlotte Hess and Elinor Ostrom.

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I Studying the Knowledge Commons 
1 Introduction: An Overview of the Knowledge Commons 
Elinor Ostrom and Charlotte Hess 
2 The Growth of the Commons Paradigm 
David Bollier 
3 A Framework for Analyzing the Knowledge Commons 
Charlotte Hess and Elinor Ostrom 
II Protecting the Knowledge Commons 
4 Countering Enclosure: Reclaiming the Knowledge 
Commons 85 Nancy Kranich 
5 Mertonianism Unbound? Imagining Free, Decentralized 
Access to Most Cultural and Scienti?c Material 123 
James Boyle 
6 Preserving the Knowledge Commons 145 
Donald J. Waters 
III Building New Knowledge Commons 169 7 Creating an 
Intellectual Commons through Open Access 171 
Peter Suber 
8 How to Build a Commons: Is Intellectual Property 
Constrictive, Facilitating, or Irrelevant? 209 
Shubha Ghosh 
9 Collective Action, Civic Engagement, and the Knowledge 
Commons 247 
Peter Levine 
10 Free/Open-Source Software as a Framework for 
Establishing Commons in Science 277 
Charles M. Schweik 
11 Scholarly Communication and Libraries 
Unbound: The Opportunity of the Commons 311 
Wendy Pradt Lougee 
12 EconPort: Creating and Maintaining a 
Knowledge Commons 333 
James C. Cox and J. Todd Swarthout 
Glossary 349 
Index 383 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Knowledge management.
Information commons.