Knowledge Mobilization: Further Reading

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Boyle, James. The Public Domain: Enclosing the Commons of the Mind. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008

Doctorow, Cory. Content: Selected Essays on Technology, Creativity, Copyright, and the Future of the Future. San Francisco: Tachyon, 2008.

Lessig, Lawrence. Free Culture: The Nature and Future of Creativity. New York: Penguin, 2004.

Lessig, Lawrence. Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy. New York: Penguin, 2008.

Open-Access / Open-Source [General]:

Benkler, Yochai. The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007.

Stallman, Richard M. “The Free Software Definition,” (2004).

Peter Suber, ed. Open Access News

Unsworth, John M. “The Next Wave: Liberation Technology,” Chronicle of Higher Education 50, no. 21 (30 Jan 2004).

Weber, Steven. The Success of Open Source. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2005.

Scholarly Publishing:

Cohen, Daniel J. and Roy Rosenzweig. “Owning the Past,” Digital History. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, 2005.

Cohen, Daniel J., Michael Frisch, Patrick Gallagher, Steven Mintz, Kirsten Sword, Amy Murrell Taylor, William G. Thomas III, and William J. Turkel. “Interchange: The Promise of Digital History,” Journal of American History 95, no. 2 (Sep 2008).

Dougherty, Peter J. “A Manifesto for Scholarly Publishing” The Chronicle Review 55 (39) June 2009: B10.

Hall, Gary. ‘The Impact of the Humanities: or, What’s Next for Open Access’

Jöttkandt, Sigi. ‘Free Libre Scholarship: The Open Humanities Press’

Rosenzweig, Roy. “The Road to Xanadu: Public and Private Pathways on the History Web,”Journal of American History 88, no. 2 (Sep 2001): 548-579.

Rosenzweig, Roy. “Should Historical Scholarship Be Free?” Perspectives on History 43 (4) April 2005.

Rosenzweig, Roy. “Can History be Open Source? Wikipedia and the Future of the Past,”Journal of American History 93, no. 1 (Jun 2006): 117-146.

Willinsky, John. The Access Principle: The Case for Open Access to Research and Scholarship. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2006.

Willinsky, John. “Copyright Contradictions in Scholarly Publishing” First Monday: Peer-Reviewed Journal of the Internet 7 (11) November 2002.

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Sean Kheraj

Associate Professor and Vice-Provost Academic at Toronto Metropolitan University
Sean Kheraj is a member of the executive committee of the Network in Canadian History and Environment. He's an associate professor in the Department of History and Vice-Provost Academic at Toronto Metropolitan University. His research and teaching focuses on environmental and Canadian history. He is also the host and producer of Nature's Past, NiCHE's audio podcast series and he blogs at

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