Community Networking Clearinghouse
Resource Suggestions and Comments to firstname.lastname@example.org
Networking Guides and reports
Wireless and Satellite Community
Online Mentoring Projects, Guides and
Web-based Tools for Community Building
Community Networking and Related Organizations
- Association for Community Networking
A national association created by many of the original community networking pioneers.
National organization supporting Community Technology
Centers. Includes a guide for creating CTCs.
- Institute for Study of Civic Values
http://www.iscv.org/ Includes Neighborhoods Online and
of resources and links related to community networking.
- Texas Community Networking Initiative
Associated with the Texas Infrastructure Fund and Community Networking initiative.
Regional Community Networking Organizations
- University of Michigan Community Connector Resources
Created and maintained by graduate students in the School of Information. Excellent!
Commercial Advertising Community Services
International Community Directories
International Freenets and Community Networks
Resources about the city of Kotka, events, tourist information, statistics
Community Networking Resources, Guides, Reports, Books
- Community Informatics
A 2003 academic inquiry funded by the Ford Foundation.
"Is a Community Information Sector emerging and if so,
what can be done to facilitate its growth?
- University of Texas: Texas Information Policy Institute
Many articles and resources related to rural networking policies and issues.
Best Community Network Models
"An outstanding model; 700+ information service providers and they have just
interfaced their Freeport text-based BBS with their web presence! A unique model
definitely worth a careful review!"
- TINCAN - The Inland Northwest Community Access Network
Virtual incubator, Ecommerce resources, many services and content features. From Spokane,
- Oregon Public Electronic Network
$5/month for local Internet access makes this network the nation's best sustainable
network model. Kudos to Ken Phillips...who also started the Santa Monica PEN network!
- Austin's City Connection
Austin, Texas is the high-tech center of the South. This model uses *newsgroups* in an
'intranet' fashion for community conferencing.
- Metropolitan Austin Information Network (MAIN)
A successful large urban community network in Austin,
- La Plaza Telecommunity
A successful model for a rural small town! "Bringing People Together" from
educational, government, business, publishing, technology, library, and health care
arenas, Taos, NM. Wireless innovations, a Community Wellness database and much more.
- The Blacksburg Electronic Village
Student activities, online newspaper and essays from Montgomery County, VA. Very high
bandwidth to many home and reportedly 86% community participation make this a
one-of-a-kind testbed model!
- LLION - Lebanon-Laclede Information Online
Educational Outlets and K-12 Resources from Lebanon, MO
- Davis Community Network
Led by Richard Lowenberg, this site provides the Davis community with online tools to
encourage community building. An exceptionally well developed community network model.
- CedarNet, Iowa
An electronic community dedicated to providing high quality community information.
- Show-Me Net
Electronic informational resources and communication facilities for southeast Missouri
- Yampa Valley Information Utility
Providing information about Northwestern Colorado's resorts, communities, business, and
people from Steamboat Springs, CO
- Mercer County Online
Educational resources, activities, and learning links from Mercer County, PA
Listings of many regional community information networks in the northern Illinois.
International Trade Training/Resources
United Nations International Computing Centre (ICC)
Intl. Trade Resource and Data Exchange
Learn how to trade internationally.
Global Tradepoint Network
Search for international trade leads.
International Telecommunications Union
- JALA Telework and Telecommuting Resources
Great Resources from Jala International, Inc.
- Ebay www.ebay.com
Perhaps the most significant success on the web for selling crafts and most anything else.
Six billion dollars will be exchanged this year. See "My Ebay" and their site
- LINCOS Little intelligent communities in Costa Rica
http://www.lincos.net Little Intelligent Communities.
A container project.
- Hawaii's High Tech Development Center
State high tech initiatives for the Pacfic Rim
Individual Telework Consultants
Assist U - Learn to be a virtual assistant
Training offered by a entrepreneur for becoming a virtual assistance.
Gil Gordon's Telework Archives
Gil Gordon maintains an exceptional resource listing!