Information Commons-A New Phenomenon to Visibility of Academics


  • Bangalore University, Department of Library and Information Science and Officer-in-charge, Bangalore, 560 056, India


It was reported in Yahoo new in the year 2010 about a slip of wording found in an archive document " Draft Declaration of Independence" Drafted by Thomas Jefferson, the then President of United States of America. The slip of the wording; "Subjects" changed to "Citizens" was discovered at the time of digitization of that document by the Chemistry researcher, Fenella France who was assigned the task of "Hyperspectral Imaging" by Library of Congress. This can be attributed to a convergence factor, quite a common emergent phenomena in Library and Information Science profession.

Subject Discipline

Library Management

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