Information literacy and peer-to-peer infrastructures: An autopoietic perspective

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dc.contributor.author González Rodríguez, Diego
dc.contributor.author Kostakis, Vasilis
dc.date.accessioned 2016-02-25T09:03:14Z
dc.date.available 2017-11-30T23:00:05Z
dc.date.issued 2015-11
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation González Rodríguez, D., Kostakis, V. (2015). Information literacy and peer to-peer infrastructures: An autopoietic perspective. Telematics and Informatics, vol.32 , issue 4, pp.586-593
dc.identifier.issn 0736-5853
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/22360
dc.description.abstract This article argues that an autopoietic perspective of human communities would allow to understand societies as self-organized systems and thus promote information literacy as a facilitator of social development. Peer-to-peer (P2P) social dynamics generate public information available worldwide in digital repositories, websites and bibliographic resources. However, processing such amount of data is not achievable by a single central-controlled system. We claim that distributed and heterogeneous networks of coordinated mechanisms, composed by both specialized human and artificial agents, are needed to improve information retrieval, knowledge inference and decision-making, but also to produce social value, goods and services. Handling these issues implies the collective construction of global semantic networks but also the active labor of knowledge producers and consumers. We conclude that information literacy is as much important as any technical implementation and, therefore, may lead to networks of Commons-oriented communities which would utilize P2P infrastructures
dc.description.sponsorship Vasilis Kostakis acknowledges funding for facilities used in this research by IUT (19-13) of the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.relation.ispartof http://hdl.handle.net/10016/22239
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dc.rights Atribución-NoComercial-SinDerivadas 3.0 España
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/
dc.subject.other Collaboration
dc.subject.other Commons
dc.subject.other P2P
dc.subject.other Distributed
dc.subject.other Artificial Intelligence
dc.subject.other Literacy
dc.title Information literacy and peer-to-peer infrastructures: An autopoietic perspective
dc.type article
dc.relation.publisherversion http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tele.2015.01.001
dc.subject.eciencia Biblioteconomía y Documentación
dc.identifier.doi 1016/j.tele.2015.01.001
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dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 586
dc.identifier.publicationissue 4
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 593
dc.identifier.publicationtitle Telematics and Informatics
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 32
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