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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Nancy White collection of research materials related to online communities
    Creator: White, Nancy Joan (Wright)
    source: White, Nancy Joan (Wright)
    Identifier/Call Number: M2838
    Physical Description: 4.2 Linear Feet (8 manuscript storage boxes and 1 half manuscript storage box)
    Date (inclusive): 1996-2016

    Content Description

    Includes documentation related to online communities such as Electric Minds, the Well, and the Knowledge Ecology Network, principally during the period from 1999-2008. Also includes documentation of related organizations, such as Knowledge Management for Development. Includes reports of the activities and governance of these groups. Materials also include journal articles, newsletters, conference proceedings, message board printouts, blog posts, and other similar materials.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use. Audiovisual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    Conditions Governing Use

    While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Nancy White collection of research materials related to online communities (M2838). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Computer networks -- social aspects.
    Social Psychology
    Electronic discussion groups
    Communities of practice
    Distance education.
    Electronic commerce -- United States.
    White, Nancy Joan (Wright)