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Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice (ELMCIP) is a collaborative research project funded by Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA) JRP for Creativity and Innovation. ELMCIP involves seven European academic research partners and one non-academic partner who are investigating how creative communities of practitioners form within a transnational and transcultural context in a globalized and distributed communication environment. Focusing on the electronic literature community in Europe as a model of networked creativity and innovation in practice, ELMCIP is intended both to study the formation and interactions of that community and to further electronic literature research and practice in Europe. The University of Bergen Electronic Literature Research Group at the Universtiy of Bergen is the lead partner in the ELMCIP project and has been responsible for the development of the ELMCIP Knowledge Base. It provides cross-referenced, contextualized information about authors, creative works, critical writing, and practices. To date the Knowledge Base includes more than 7.000 cross-referenced records and is frequently used in teaching and research contexts for electronic literature internationally.