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has moved it further away from the public through a series of national and international regulations and intellectual and commercial borders that exist in the management of the network. Beyond the Internet and the control of the network, public information-- whether delivered over the web or not-- continues to be outsourced to the private sphere, eroding the public information commons that has been a basic tenet of U.S. democracy.” Safiya Umoja Noble
build educational environments, both digital and physical, that give people a way in? In to the course, to the library, to the discipline, to the University? One answer might be in engaging with seam-y (“see me”) practices and pedagogies. Showing the seams, being open about how educational experiences and scholarly content are produced. Academia is a made thing, we can show students the seams, and allow them to find their way in. Donna Lanclos