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Philanthropy in Democratic SocietiesHistory, Institutions, Values$
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Rob Reich, Chiara Cordelli, and Lucy Bernholz

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780226335506

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226335780.001.0001

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Creating Digital Civil Society: The Digital Public Library of America

Creating Digital Civil Society: The Digital Public Library of America

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(p.178) Seven Creating Digital Civil Society: The Digital Public Library of America
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Philanthropy in Democratic Societies
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Lucy Bernholz

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226335780.003.0008

Modern civil society, nonprofits, and foundations are structured to manage the donation of time and money and regulations codify the limits of their use. Going forward, digital data and infrastructure will become additional philanthropic resources. Philanthropic experiments with digital assets require new rules of ownership, shifts in governance practices, and networked institutions. This chapter uses a case study of the Digital Public Library of America to theorize about governance and policy implications for nonprofits and philanthropy in a digital age.

Keywords:   digital, library, internet, civil society, governance, data, Digital Public Library of America

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