n. a global database of information accessed by a select number of sources (known as knowledge sources) and made accessible to the general public. As a web-based tool, it allows unlimited interaction where countless people view, learn, and share information. First developed as a program called Hearsay.

BLACKBOARD: "For people to gain as much knowledge as they can, the key is to know how to navigate to, from, and within the blackboard."
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