Doing IT Better

The project is ending, but  in 2010 here’s some basic information.

The Doing IT Better project, a university-community IT capacity-building project is about to get going. A key guiding principle is that of ‘Open Knowledge’, as distinct from individualistic activity. The idea of Open Knowledge had appeared to me as one similar to that found in [...]

Community Informatics

Stillman, L. and R. Stoecker (2008). Community Informatics. Handbook of Research on Public Information Technology. G. D. Garson and M. Khosrow-Pour. Hershey, PA, Idea Group: 50-60.

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Due to copyright restrictions, the chapter can’t be posted, but it [...]

Community Informatics and the Information Processing Continuum

Upward, F. and L. Stillman (2007). Community Informatics and the Information Processing Continuum. Constructing and Sharing Memory: Community Informatics, Identity and Empowerment. L. Stillman and G. Johanson. Newcastle, UK, Cambridge Scholars Publishing: 262-274.The earlier version at the Prato 2006 site archive is attached.

Who Leads, Who Remembers, Who Speaks?

Stoecker, R. and L. Stillman (2006). Who Leads, Who Remembers, Who Speaks? Constructing and sharing memory: community informatics, identity and empowerment, Prato 2006 (to appear 2007), Prato, Italy, Centre for Community Networking Research.

See an earlier version at the Prato 2006 conference website archive.

Structuration, ICTs, and Community Work

Structuration, ICTs, and Community Work

Larry Stillman
Centre for Community Networking Research, Monash University

Randy Stoecker
Dept. of Sociology, University of Toledo, Ohio

Refereed Conference Paper, 1 Oct 2004, Monash Centre, Prato, Italy

Also published in the Conference Proceedings

This paper reports upon the outcomes of an action research project which took place with a network of neighbourhood houses (community-based organisations) [...]