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[[Image:Sci-Hub.jpg|thumb|link=https://sci-hub.se|258px|[https://sci-hub.se Sci-Hub]<br>Provides mass and public access to 60 million research papers. Est. 2011 by Alexandra Elbakyan.<br>[https://sci-hub.se Enter]. [https://twitter.com/Sci_Hub Twitter]. ]]
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Sci-Hub.jpg|[https://sci-hub.se Sci-Hub]. Provides mass and public access to 60 million research papers. Est. 2011 by Alexandra Elbakyan. [https://sci-hub.se Enter].|link=https://sci-hub.se
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[[Image:Textzcom.2020.png|thumb|link=https://textz.com/|258px|[[Textz.com]]<br>Hosts theory and fiction. Est. 2001 by [[Sebastian Lütgert|Sebastian Lütgert/ROLUX]].<br>[https://textz.com/ Enter]. ]]
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Aaaaarg.png|[[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 [http://thepublicschool.org/ Public School]. [http://aaaaarg.fail/ Enter].|link=http://aaaaarg.fail
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Monoskop.png|[[Monoskop:About|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. [https://monoskop.org Enter].|link=https://monoskop.org
  
[[Image:Aaaaarg.png|thumb|link=http://aaaaarg.fail|258px|[[Aaaaarg]]<br>Originally focused on critical theory, gradually expanded to the arts, humanities and social sciences. Est. c.2004 by [[Sean Dockray]] as part of the [http://thepublicschool.org/ Public School].<br>[http://aaaaarg.fail/ Enter]. [https://twitter.com/aaaarg Twitter]. [https://www.facebook.com/aaaarg.org/ Facebook].]]
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Memory of the World.png|[[Memory of the World]]. Started as a proof of concept of the [https://www.memoryoftheworld.org/blog/tag/library/ Public Library] initiative. Est. 2012 by [[Marcell Mars]] and [[Tomislav Medak]]. [https://library.memoryoftheworld.org Enter].|link=https://library.memoryoftheworld.org
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UbuWeb.png|[[UbuWeb]]. Started as a resource for visual and sound poetry, soon expanded to the historical and contemporary avant-garde. Est. 1996 by [[Kenneth Goldsmith]]. [http://ubu.com Enter].|link=http://ubu.com
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Textzcom.2020.png|[[Textz.com]]. Hosts theory and fiction. Est. 2001 by [[Sebastian Lütgert|Sebastian Lütgert/ROLUX]]. [https://textz.com/ Enter].|link=https://textz.com/
  
[[Image:Monoskop.png|thumb|link=https://monoskop.org|258px|[[Monoskop:About|Monoskop]]<br>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.<br>[https://monoskop.org Enter]. [https://twitter.com/monoskop Twitter]. [https://www.facebook.com/monoskoplog/ Facebook]. ]]
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[[Image:UbuWeb.png|thumb|link=http://ubu.com|258px|[[UbuWeb]]<br>Started as a resource for visual and sound poetry, soon expanded to the historical and contemporary avant-garde. Est. 1996 by [[Kenneth Goldsmith]].<br>[http://ubu.com Enter]. [https://twitter.com/ubuweb Twitter]. ]]
 
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==See also==
 
==See also==
* [[Digital libraries]], [[Art servers]], [[Commons]], [[Copyright activism]], [[Internet activism]]
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Independent, shadow and artists' digital libraries.

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.

See also

Digital libraries, Art servers, Commons, Copyright activism, Internet activism