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ERIC Number: EJ655809
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0190-2946
The Content-Provider Paradox: Universities in the Information Ecosystem.
Vaidhyanathan, Siva
Academe, v88 n5 p34-37 Sep-Oct 2002
Asserts that universities' rush to abandon their role as "national parks" in the information ecosystem in favor of becoming profitable "content providers" has led to a paradox: to generate new knowledge, researchers and teachers need broad content freedom, but the role of content provider requires highly restrictive policies to create information scarcity. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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