Twelve Case Studies: Related resources
I. Resources related to the Public Libraries, Communities, and Technology project
Public Libraries, Communities, and Technology: Twelve Case Studies. Council on Library Resources. In addition to this printed volume (Washington, D.C.: Council on Library Resources, 1996), an electronic version will be made available on the Council’s World Wide Web site (http://www-clr.stanford.edu/clr.html). Funded by a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
Public Libraries, Communities, and Technology. Letters to the Council on Library Resources describing 293 libraries’ use of technology are available on the World Wide Web (http://www.si.umich.edu/CLR/). Funded by a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Human Resources in Information Systems Management (HRISM) Program. This World Wide Web site designed by the University of Michigan School of Information describes projects funded from 1994 to 1997 (http://www.si.umich.edu/HRISM/).
II. A Selected List of Related Projects and Further Information
Buildings, books, and bytes: Libraries and Communities in the Digital Age. A Report on the public’s opinion of library leaders’ visions for the future. Prepared by the Benton Foundation, 1996. Available in print from the Benton Foundation, Washington, D.C. An electronic version will be made available at (http://www.benton.org/Library/Kellogg/buildings.html). Funded by the W.K.Kellogg Foundation.
Community Networking Resource Site. The University of Michigan School of Information (http://www.si.umich.edu/Community/). The section on “Community Networking: Libraries and CNs” describes library projects.
Kickstart Initiative: Connecting America’s Communities to the Information Superhighway. U.S. Advisory Council on the National Information Infrastructure. A 1996 report is available in print from the Benton Foundation in Washington D.C., and on the World Wide Web (http://www.benton.org/Library/KickStart/kick.home.html). Descriptions of public libraries are cited in the printed report and on the web site at (http://www.benton.org/Library/KickStart/kick.showcasing.html#libraries).
Libraries’s Online! A collaborative effort of the Microsoft Corporation, the American Library Association, and the Technology Resources Institute for Public Libraries (TRIPL) of the Urban Libraries Council (http://www.librariesonline.org/).
Local Places, Global Connections: Libraries in the Digital Age. Prepared by the Benton Foundation, Washington, D.C., and Libraries for the Future, New York. Published in print December 1996. Also available on the World Wide Web (http://www.benton.org/) and (http://www.lff.org/). Funded in part by a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
MCI LibraryLink. A collaborative effort from MCI and the American Library Association. (http://www.librarylink.com/).
SJCPL’s List of Public Libraries with Internet Services. The Saint Joseph County Public Library, Indiana. A guide to public library gopher and World Wide Web sites in the United States (http://www.sjcpl.lib.in.us/homepage/PublicLibraries/PublicLibraryServers.html).
What’s at Stake?–Defining the Public Interest in the Digital Age. Prepared by the Benton Foundation, 1996. Available in print from the Benton Foundation, Washington, D.C., and in the Communications Policy section of the Benton Foundation web site (http://www.benton.org/Library/Stake/). Funded in part by the W.K.Kellogg Foundation.