Building sustainable community information systems: lessons from a digital government project

@inproceedings{Harrison2005BuildingSC,
  title={Building sustainable community information systems: lessons from a digital government project},
  author={Teresa M. Harrison and James P. Zappen},
  booktitle={DG.O},
  year={2005}
}
This paper introduces a rationale for and approach to the study of sustainability in computerized community information systems. It begins by presenting a theoretical framework for posing questions about sustainability predicated upon assumptions from social construction of technology and adaptive structuration theories. Based in part on the literature and in part on our own experiences in developing a community information system, we introduce and consider three issues related to… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
6 Citations
25 References
Similar Papers

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 25 references

Community networks in a generational perspective: The change of an electronic medium within three decades

  • H. Kubicek, R. M. Wagner
  • Information, Communication, and Society,
  • 2002
Highly Influential
3 Excerpts

Change agency and women’s learning

  • M. Page, A. Scott
  • Information, Communication & Society,
  • 2001
Highly Influential
3 Excerpts

The Constitution of Society

  • A. Giddens
  • 1984
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

The social shaping and consequences of ICTs

  • L. Lievrouw, S. Livingstone
  • In The Handbook of New Media,
  • 2002

Transforming new communication Technologies into Community Media

  • T. M. Harrison, J. P. Zappen, C. L. Prell
  • In Community Media in the Information Age…
  • 2002
1 Excerpt

Building a sustainable community network: An application of critical mass theory

  • S. J. Patterson, A. L. Kavanaugh
  • Electronic Journal of Communication,
  • 2001
2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…