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* [[The Oil of the 21st Century{{!}}The Oil of the 21st Century: Perspectives on Intellectual Property]], conference and event series, Berlin & Umea & Mumbai, 18 Oct-22 Dec 2007.  
 
* [[The Oil of the 21st Century{{!}}The Oil of the 21st Century: Perspectives on Intellectual Property]], conference and event series, Berlin & Umea & Mumbai, 18 Oct-22 Dec 2007.  
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* [http://web.archive.org/web/20180504083701/https://radical.piratical.cryptonomic.net/ Radical Piratical] symposium, University of Malmö, 2-3 May 2016.
 
* [http://web.archive.org/web/20180504083701/https://radical.piratical.cryptonomic.net/ Radical Piratical] symposium, University of Malmö, 2-3 May 2016.
 
* [http://xpmethod.plaintext.in/events/dissent.html Knowledge Architectures] talks and workshops, Tata Institute for Social Sciences, Mumbai, 2-6 Jul 2016.
 
* [http://xpmethod.plaintext.in/events/dissent.html Knowledge Architectures] talks and workshops, Tata Institute for Social Sciences, Mumbai, 2-6 Jul 2016.
* [http://pzwiki.wdka.nl/mediadesign/Interfacing_the_law_(2017) Interfacing the Law], Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, Spring 2017. Seminar in experimental publishing.
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* [http://pzwiki.wdka.nl/mediadesign/Interfacing_the_law_(2017) Interfacing the Law], Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, Spring 2017. Seminar in experimental publishing, convened by Femke Snelting.
 
* [http://kuda.org/sr/pravo-na-stanovanje-pravo-na-obrazovanje-javne-borbe-i-javna-knji-nica-04-12052017-omladinski-centar Pravo na stanovanje, pravo na obrazovanje – javne borbe i javna knjižnica], Omladinski centar CK13 & Galerija SULUV, Novi Sad, 4-12 May 2017. [http://kuda.org/sites/default/files/docs/%2B%20Public%20Library%20-%20SULUV%20-katalog.pdf Catalogue].
 
* [http://kuda.org/sr/pravo-na-stanovanje-pravo-na-obrazovanje-javne-borbe-i-javna-knji-nica-04-12052017-omladinski-centar Pravo na stanovanje, pravo na obrazovanje – javne borbe i javna knjižnica], Omladinski centar CK13 & Galerija SULUV, Novi Sad, 4-12 May 2017. [http://kuda.org/sites/default/files/docs/%2B%20Public%20Library%20-%20SULUV%20-katalog.pdf Catalogue].
 
* [https://www.conftool.pro/gfm2017/index.php?page=browseSessions&form_session=136&presentations=show "Caring for the Open: Custodianship, Accessibility"] panel discussion at ''GfM-Jahrestagung 2017: Zugänge'', FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, 5 Oct 2017.
 
* [https://www.conftool.pro/gfm2017/index.php?page=browseSessions&form_session=136&presentations=show "Caring for the Open: Custodianship, Accessibility"] panel discussion at ''GfM-Jahrestagung 2017: Zugänge'', FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, 5 Oct 2017.
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* [http://xpmethod.plaintext.in/events/lahore.html Knowledge Architectures: Lahore] workshop, Centre for Governance and Policy, IT University of the Punjab in Lahore, Pakistan, 12-13 Mar 2018.  
 
* [http://xpmethod.plaintext.in/events/lahore.html Knowledge Architectures: Lahore] workshop, Centre for Governance and Policy, IT University of the Punjab in Lahore, Pakistan, 12-13 Mar 2018.  
 
* [https://www.onassis.org/whats-on/shadow-libraries-ubuweb-athens/symposium-shadow-libraries Shadow Libraries: UbuWeb in Athens] exhibitions and symposia, Onassis Cultural Center & National Museum of Contemporary Art (ESTE), Athens, 16-18 Mar 2018. [[Media:Shadow_Libraries_Ubuweb_Athens_booklet_2018.pdf{{!}}Booklet PDF]].
 
* [https://www.onassis.org/whats-on/shadow-libraries-ubuweb-athens/symposium-shadow-libraries Shadow Libraries: UbuWeb in Athens] exhibitions and symposia, Onassis Cultural Center & National Museum of Contemporary Art (ESTE), Athens, 16-18 Mar 2018. [[Media:Shadow_Libraries_Ubuweb_Athens_booklet_2018.pdf{{!}}Booklet PDF]].
* [http://pzwiki.wdka.nl/mediadesign/Interfacing_the_law_(2018) Interfacing the Law (2018)], Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, Spring 2018. Seminar in experimental publishing.
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* [http://pzwiki.wdka.nl/mediadesign/Interfacing_the_law_(2018) Interfacing the Law (2018)], Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, Spring 2018. Seminar in experimental publishing, convened by Femke Snelting.
 
* [https://www.hkw.de/en/programm/projekte/veranstaltung/p_149235.php Artistic Shadow Libraries] video installation, within Find the File festival, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, 21-24 Mar 2019. Cornelia Sollfrank’s interview montage shows artists creating web archives as commons practice.
 
* [https://www.hkw.de/en/programm/projekte/veranstaltung/p_149235.php Artistic Shadow Libraries] video installation, within Find the File festival, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, 21-24 Mar 2019. Cornelia Sollfrank’s interview montage shows artists creating web archives as commons practice.
* [http://pzwiki.wdka.nl/mediadesign/Interfacing_the_law Interfacing the Law (2019)], Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, Spring 2019. Seminar in experimental publishing.
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* [http://pzwiki.wdka.nl/mediadesign/Interfacing_the_law Interfacing the Law (2019)], Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, Spring 2019. Seminar in experimental publishing, convened by Femke Snelting.
 
* [https://www.piratecare.net/ Pirate Care], conference, Centre for Postdigital Cultures, Coventry University, 19-20 Jun 2019. [https://www.piratecare.net/posts/call-for-papers/ CfP]. [https://www.facebook.com/events/1352892064873429 FB].
 
* [https://www.piratecare.net/ Pirate Care], conference, Centre for Postdigital Cultures, Coventry University, 19-20 Jun 2019. [https://www.piratecare.net/posts/call-for-papers/ CfP]. [https://www.facebook.com/events/1352892064873429 FB].
 
* [https://www.panke.gallery/exhibition/open-scores Open Scores] exhibition and workshops, Panke Gallery, Berlin, 21 Sep-12 Oct 2019. Curated by Creating Commons (Shusha Niederberger, Cornelia Sollfrank, Felix Stalder). [https://monoskop.org/log/?p=22321 Catalogue]. [https://www.facebook.com/events/582475215490769/ FB].
 
* [https://www.panke.gallery/exhibition/open-scores Open Scores] exhibition and workshops, Panke Gallery, Berlin, 21 Sep-12 Oct 2019. Curated by Creating Commons (Shusha Niederberger, Cornelia Sollfrank, Felix Stalder). [https://monoskop.org/log/?p=22321 Catalogue]. [https://www.facebook.com/events/582475215490769/ FB].
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* [https://constantvzw.org/site/-Unbound-Libraries,224-.html Unbound Libraries], worksession, Brussels, Rotterdam, Utrecht, North-England and online, 31 May-5 Jun 2020. Organised by [[Constant]]. [https://bbb.constantvzw.org/b/mar-ztm-epn Audio and video]. [https://constantvzw.org/site/Unbound-Libraries-Worksession.html]
 
* [https://constantvzw.org/site/-Unbound-Libraries,224-.html Unbound Libraries], worksession, Brussels, Rotterdam, Utrecht, North-England and online, 31 May-5 Jun 2020. Organised by [[Constant]]. [https://bbb.constantvzw.org/b/mar-ztm-epn Audio and video]. [https://constantvzw.org/site/Unbound-Libraries-Worksession.html]
 
* [https://research.reading.ac.uk/centre-for-book-cultures-and-publishing/event/online-panel-discussion-experimental-publishing-and-alternative-networked-cultures/ Experimental Publishing and Alternative Networked Cultures], panel discussion, Centre for Book Cultures and Publishing, Reading University / online, 29 Apr 2021. Convened by Ruth Blacksell and [[Lozana Rossenova]], with contributions from [[Karen Di Franco]], Aymeric Mansoux, Marcell Mars, and Tomislav Medak. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UL0pZILDKBs Video] (130 min).
 
* [https://research.reading.ac.uk/centre-for-book-cultures-and-publishing/event/online-panel-discussion-experimental-publishing-and-alternative-networked-cultures/ Experimental Publishing and Alternative Networked Cultures], panel discussion, Centre for Book Cultures and Publishing, Reading University / online, 29 Apr 2021. Convened by Ruth Blacksell and [[Lozana Rossenova]], with contributions from [[Karen Di Franco]], Aymeric Mansoux, Marcell Mars, and Tomislav Medak. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UL0pZILDKBs Video] (130 min).
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* [https://www.sitterwerk.ch/En/Event/611 Reading the Library: An exhibition on feminist and de-colonial approaches to systems of ordering knowledge], exhibition, Sitterwerk, St.Gallen, 29 Aug-7 Nov 2021. Concept and realisation: Barbara Biedermann, Lucie Kolb und Eva Weinmayr. With contributions by Amanda Belantara (US), Delphine Chapuis-Schmitz (CH), Emily Drabinski (US), Feminist Search Tools (NL), Matthias Gabi (CH), Infrastructural Manoeuvres (NL, BE), Constant (BE), The Rewrite (CH), Nora Schmidt (AT), Eva Weinmayr (UK), Bibliothek Wyborada (CH).
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* [https://syllabus.radicalcatalogue.net/syllabus.html Teaching the Radical Catalogue: A Syllabus 2021–22], Kunstbibliothek and Werkstoffarchiv Sitterwerk, St. Gallen, 2021-2022. Instructors: Eva Weinmayr and Lucie Kolb. Part of the Reading the Library exhibition. [https://www.fabrikzeitung.ch/a-syllabus-2021-22-course-resources/ Course resources].
 
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* ''[https://issue.xpub.nl/03/ Interfacing the Law]'', Rotterdam: Piet Zwart Institute (XPUB Special Issue 3), Jun 2017. {{en}}
 
* ''[https://issue.xpub.nl/03/ Interfacing the Law]'', Rotterdam: Piet Zwart Institute (XPUB Special Issue 3), Jun 2017. {{en}}
 
* ''[https://issue.xpub.nl/06/ Interfacing the Law]'', Rotterdam: Piet Zwart Institute (XPUB Special Issue 06), Jun 2018. {{en}}
 
* ''[https://issue.xpub.nl/06/ Interfacing the Law]'', Rotterdam: Piet Zwart Institute (XPUB Special Issue 06), Jun 2018. {{en}}
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* ''[https://issue.xpub.nl/09/ The Library Is Open]'', Rotterdam: Piet Zwart Institute (XPUB Special Issue 09), Jun 2019. [[Media:The_Library_Is_Open_2019.pdf|Publication PDF]]. {{en}}
 
* ''[https://monoskop.org/reader/ Inverse Reader]'', ed. Dušan Barok, Monoskop, Sep 2019ff. A collection of 64 texts, talks and conversations about shadow, independent and artists’ digital libraries. [http://creatingcommons.zhdk.ch/reader-on-shadow-artistic-independent-autonomous-digital-libraries/] {{en}}
 
* ''[https://monoskop.org/reader/ Inverse Reader]'', ed. Dušan Barok, Monoskop, Sep 2019ff. A collection of 64 texts, talks and conversations about shadow, independent and artists’ digital libraries. [http://creatingcommons.zhdk.ch/reader-on-shadow-artistic-independent-autonomous-digital-libraries/] {{en}}
  
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** [https://netzpolitik.org/2021/akademische-forschung-sci-hubs-kampf-gegen-privaten-besitz-von-wissenschaft/ "Sci-Hubs Kampf gegen privaten Besitz von Wissenschaft"], ''Netzpolitik'', Jan 2021. {{de}}
 
** [https://netzpolitik.org/2021/akademische-forschung-sci-hubs-kampf-gegen-privaten-besitz-von-wissenschaft/ "Sci-Hubs Kampf gegen privaten Besitz von Wissenschaft"], ''Netzpolitik'', Jan 2021. {{de}}
 
* [https://doi.org/10.16997/wpcc.920 "Aesthetics, Commons and the Production of the Subject: An Interview with Cornelia Sollfrank and Felix Stalder"], ''Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture'' 16:1, 2021, pp 74-81. {{en}}
 
* [https://doi.org/10.16997/wpcc.920 "Aesthetics, Commons and the Production of the Subject: An Interview with Cornelia Sollfrank and Felix Stalder"], ''Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture'' 16:1, 2021, pp 74-81. {{en}}
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* Shusha Niederberger, [https://www.fabrikzeitung.ch/radical-care-shadow-libraries-und-die-imagination-anderer-institutionen/ "Radical Care – Shadow Libraries und die Imagination anderer Institutionen"], ''Fabrikzeitung'': "Der radikale Katalog", eds. Lucie Kolb and Eva Weinmayr, Zürich: Rote Fabrik, Dec 2021. {{de}}
  
 
===Journal issues and special sections===
 
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* [[Media:Tribuna_HAIP_2012.pdf{{!}}''Tribuna'': "HAIP festival & Tribuna: Hack-Act-Interact-Progress"]], Ljubljana: Student Organisation of the University of Ljubljana, Dec 2012, 8 pp. A section in the student monthly, based on the [[Haip{{!}}HAIP 2012: Public Library / Javna knjižnica]] festival. Texts by Kaja Kraner, Tina Dolinšek, and interviews with Marcell Mars and Dušan Barok. {{sl}}
 
* [[Media:Tribuna_HAIP_2012.pdf{{!}}''Tribuna'': "HAIP festival & Tribuna: Hack-Act-Interact-Progress"]], Ljubljana: Student Organisation of the University of Ljubljana, Dec 2012, 8 pp. A section in the student monthly, based on the [[Haip{{!}}HAIP 2012: Public Library / Javna knjižnica]] festival. Texts by Kaja Kraner, Tina Dolinšek, and interviews with Marcell Mars and Dušan Barok. {{sl}}
 
* [https://monoskop.org/log/?p=21885 ''New Formations'' 78: "Materialities of Text: Between the Codex and the Net"], eds. Sas Mays and Nicholas Thoburn, London: Lawrence & Wishart, Aug 2013, 207 pp. [https://www.lwbooks.co.uk/new-formations/78 TOC]. Review: [https://openreflections.wordpress.com/2013/10/10/materialities-of-text/ Adema].
 
* [https://monoskop.org/log/?p=21885 ''New Formations'' 78: "Materialities of Text: Between the Codex and the Net"], eds. Sas Mays and Nicholas Thoburn, London: Lawrence & Wishart, Aug 2013, 207 pp. [https://www.lwbooks.co.uk/new-formations/78 TOC]. Review: [https://openreflections.wordpress.com/2013/10/10/materialities-of-text/ Adema].
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* [https://www.fabrikzeitung.ch/category/der-radikale-katalog/ ''Fabrikzeitung'': "Der radikale Katalog"], eds. Lucie Kolb and Eva Weinmayr, Zürich: Rote Fabrik, Dec 2021. Special issue of the magazine. {{de}},{{en}}
  
 
===Discussions===
 
===Discussions===

Revision as of 18:09, 15 January 2022

Aaaaarg
Originally focused on critical theory, gradually expanded to the arts, humanities and social sciences. Est. c.2004 by Sean Dockray as part of the Public School.
Enter. Twitter. Facebook.

Memory of the World
Started as a proof of concept of the Public Library initiative. Est. 2012 by Marcell Mars and Tomislav Medak.
Enter. Twitter.Facebook.

Textz.com
Hosts theory and fiction. Est. 2001 by Sebastian Lütgert/ROLUX.
Enter.

Marxists Internet Archive
Hosts the works of Marxist, communist, socialist, and anarchist writers. Est. 1990 by Zodiac. Online since 1993.
Enter. Facebook.

SSRN (Social Science Research Network)
The core of the collection are preprint versions of academic papers in PDF submitted by authors. Until 2016 run by Social Science Electronic Publishing, Inc. (SSEP), later acquired by Elsevier. Est. 1994 by Michael Jensen and Wayne Marr.
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UbuWeb
Started as a resource for visual and sound poetry, soon expanded to the historical and contemporary avant-garde. Est. 1996 by Kenneth Goldsmith.
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Electronic Poetry Center
Hosts poetry books and periodicals; also lists contents from Eclipse and Jacket 2 Reissues. Est. 1994 by Loss Pequeño Glazier and Charles Bernstein at SUNY Buffalo.
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Eclipse
A free on-line archive focusing on digital facsimiles of the most radical small-press writing from the last quarter century. Eclipse also publishes carefully selected new works of book-length conceptual unity. Est. 2003 by Craig Dworkin.
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Critical Commons
An online repository supporting the fair use of copyrighted media by educators. A project of the Media Arts and Practice division of the USC School of Cinematic Arts. Est. 2008 by Steve F. Anderson.
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Sci-Hub
Provides mass and public access to 60 million research papers. Est. 2011 by Alexandra Elbakyan.
Enter. Twitter.

The Anarchist Library
An archive focusing on anarchism. The site also provides an online service, Bookbuilder, to create collections of texts, with editing features, changing layout and rendering to PDFs or EPUBs. Est. c2008.
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Monoskop
Initially a media art research initiative, Monoskop gradually expanded toward avant-garde media studies. Est. 2004 by Dušan Barok. Monoskop Log library has branched out in 2009.
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Library Stack
Database initiative for digital objects and publications. Est. 2015 by Erik Wysocan and Benjamin Tiven.
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Library Genesis
A host to 3 million books. Est. 2008.
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Uberty
A resource of documents and media related to New Rationalism, Accelerationism, and other recent theory and philosophy. Est. 2015.
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Fragen
Digital library of key texts of second wave of feminism in Europe. CC BY-NC-ND. Maintained by Atria, Amsterdam. Created 2006-2011.
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Les Classiques des sciences sociales
Hosts Francophone works in social and human sciences. 6000 publications from 2000 authors. Est. 1993 by Jean-Marie Tremblay. Maintained by the University of Quebec at Chicoutimi (UQAC).
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Arts, humanities and social sciences

Libraries

See above

See also

Conferences, workshops, exhibitions, seminars

Interventions, research, projects

Scanning

Literature, resources

Collections

Video
Print
  • Javna knjižnica / Public Library, eds. Tomislav Medak, Marcell Mars, and WHW, Zagreb: WHW & Multimedia Institute, 2015, 144 pp. Texts by McKenzie Wark, Tomislav Medak, Marcell Mars, Manar Zarroug, and Paul Otlet. (English)/(Croatian)
  • Davide Giorgetta and Valerio Nicoletti's interviews with Dušan Barok, Geert Lovink, Janneke Adema, Henry Warwick, 2015. (English)
  • Guerrilla Open Access, ed. Memory of the World, Coventry: Post Office Press, Rope Press, and Memory of the World, 2018, 34 pp. Texts by Memory of the World, Christopher Kelty, Balázs Bodó, and Laurie Allen. (English)
  • The Library Is Open, Rotterdam: Piet Zwart Institute (XPUB Special Issue 09), Jul 2019, 92 pp. Website. (English)
  • Aesthetics of the Commons, eds. Cornelia Sollfrank, Felix Stalder and Shusha Niederberger, Zurich: diaphanes, Jan 2021, 275 pp. (English)
Online
  • Interfacing the Law, Rotterdam: Piet Zwart Institute (XPUB Special Issue 3), Jun 2017. (English)
  • Interfacing the Law, Rotterdam: Piet Zwart Institute (XPUB Special Issue 06), Jun 2018. (English)
  • The Library Is Open, Rotterdam: Piet Zwart Institute (XPUB Special Issue 09), Jun 2019. Publication PDF. (English)
  • Inverse Reader, ed. Dušan Barok, Monoskop, Sep 2019ff. A collection of 64 texts, talks and conversations about shadow, independent and artists’ digital libraries. [15] (English)

Essays, talks, statements, interviews

Journal issues and special sections

Discussions

Academic research and writing

  • Roger Chartier, "Bibliothèques sans murs", ch. 3 in Chartier, L'ordre des livres, Aix-en-Provence: Alinea, 1992. (French)
    • "Libraries Without Walls", trans. Lydia Cochrane, Representations 42: "Future Libraries" (Spring 1993), pp 38-52; rev. as ch. 3 in Chartier, The Order of Books, Stanford University Press, 1994, pp 61-88, n108-112, PDF.

Further reading

Texts listed on the wiki pages of respective initiatives: UbuWeb, Aaaaarg, Monoskop, Library Genesis.

General interest

Libraries

Autonomous/independent libraries

See also

Public domain, Creative Commons and Open Access texts

  • Project Gutenberg, est. 1971 by Michael Hart, has over 46k books in plain text, subsequently also converted to other formats. Hosted by ibiblio at U North Carolina, Chapel Hill. (multiple languages)
  • Perseus Digital Library, est. c1987 by Gregory R. Crane, covers the history, literature and culture of the Greco-Roman world. The collection contains editions and modern English translations of hundreds of ancient Greek, Roman, Arabic, Germanic and other texts. Maintained by the Department of the Classics, Tufts U.
  • arXiv, est. 1991 by Paul Ginsparg. Has over 1M e-prints in physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics in PDF and other formats (TeX, DVI, PostScript or HTML). Maintained by Cornell U. (English)
  • Project Runeberg, est. 1992 by Lars Aronsson. Contains works significant to the culture and history of the Nordic countries; as images and HTML text. Hosted by Lysator, an academic computer group at Linköping University. (multiple languages)
  • Liber Liber, est. 1994 by Marco Calvo, Gino Roncaglia, Paolo Barberi, Fabio Ciotti and Marco Zela. (Italian)
  • Internet Archive, est. 1996 by Brewster Kahle. The section 'eBooks and Texts' contains almost 8M scanned texts as high-resolution images, subsequently also converted to other formats. (multiple languages)
  • Aozora Bunko, est. 1997, the Japanese Project Gutenberg. (Japanese)
  • Wikisource, a Wikimedia project started 2003. Contains around 500k texts in wiki form. (multiple languages)
  • HathiTrust, est. 2008. A partnership of 100+ research institutions and libraries. Also includes content digitised by Internet Archive digitisation initiatives and Google Books. Access to copyrighted works requires an institutional subscription. (multiple languages)

National libraries

Commercial libraries hosting academic journals

See also

See also

See also

Digital humanities, Art servers, Media archives, Documentation science, Commons, Copyright activism, Internet activism


Software
communities of practice

Art and technology centres, Art servers, Circuit bending, Copyright activism, Cypherpunk, Data activism, Demoscene, Digital libraries, DIY biology, Federated networks, File sharing, FLOSS, Game art, Hacker culture, Hackerspaces, Hacktivism, Internet activism, Internet of things, Libre graphics, Live coding, Maker culture, Media archives, Net art, Neural aesthetics, Open hardware, Software art, VJing, VVVV.
See also Artists' cultures.