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About the Digital Library of the Commons

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The Digital Library of the Commons (DLC) provides free access to an archive of international literature on the commons, common-pool resources and common property. Features for authors and readers include advanced searching; browsing by region, sector, and author name; an author submission portal for uploading a variety of document formats; and a service that uses email to alert subscribers to new documents in their area of interest.

Technical Information


The Digital Library of the Commons is running on DSpace. Dspace is available for download at http://www.dspace.org.

Open Archives Initiative

DSpace is compliant with the Open Archives Initiative (OAI) Protocol for Metadata Harvesting version 2.0, which provides a framework for the interoperability of repositories of scholarly research literature.

Adobe Acrobat Reader

To enable viewing and printing of documents across a range of operating systems and hardware, the DLC delivers the contents of its archives as Adobe PDF files. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required for viewing Adobe PDF files, and can be downloaded free at the Adobe web site.
Digital Library of the Commons Staff

Consultants/Advisors: Past Technologists: Organizing team (1999):