Wiki as Commonplace Book


Commonplace books have a historical use. But there is some recent contemporary thought going on about them:

What Commonplace Books Can Teach Us, at Evernote.com!

The Glass Box And The Commonplace Book, Steve Johnson.

The electronic labyrinth, and early hypertext consideration of non-linearity.

Making Sense Out of Life: Early Modern and Digital Reading Practices.

And that's a selection from just the first page of hits. Google Scholar leads to more, but access to the texts are though ProQuest and JSTORE.

Humanist Methods in Natural Philosophy: the Commonplace Book, Ann Blair. Blair's work centers on information management in the 17th - 20th century. Commonplace books are part of that. https://dash.harvard.edu/bitstream/handle/1/3373452/blair_humanist.pdf?sequence=2&origin=publication_detail | PDF]]

Commonplace Books in Eighteenth-Century Britain. PDF. Commonplace books were used for personal self-improvement.

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