Shadow libraries : access to knowledge in global higher education

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Shadow libraries : access to knowledge in global higher education

Karaganis, Joe


Date: 2018-05

"Abstract:   Shadow Libraries explores the question of access to educational materials in the globalization of higher education and digitization of knowledge, alongside the comparatively slow parallel expansion of legal access to materials. Unauthorized archives like Libgen, Gigapedia, and Sci-Hub are international shadow libraries with massive aggregations of downloadable scholarly materials. Book chapters consider current experiments in access: the Russian samizdat tradition, with its connection to resistance; BiblioFyL, an online archive built by students at the University of Buenos Aires; education policy and practices of students in post-Apartheid South Africa; the politics of access in India; and copy culture in Brazil...."


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07/04/2018, 04:28

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07/04/2018, 00:28