The Journal of Community Informatics provides an opportunity for Community Informatics researchers and others to share their work with the larger community. Through the Journal's application of a rigorous peer review process, knowledge and awareness concerning the community use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is being brought to a wider professional audience.
In addition, the Journal makes available key documents, “points of view”, notes from the field and other materials that will be of wider interest within the community of those working in Community Informatics.
Original funding for the Journal was provided by the Canadian Research Alliance for Community Innovation and Networking (CRACIN), a project funded by the Canadian Social Science and Humanities Research Council.
Michael Gurstein, Ph.D.
Centre for Community Informatics Research, Development and Training
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Community informatics (CI) is the study and practice of enabling communities with Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs). See the Wikipedia entry on Community Informatics for an overview of the field.
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Call for Papers (CfP): Call for Reviews
|JoCI Welcomes Reviews|
Vol 10, No 3 (2014): Special Issue: Community Informatics and Urban Planning
Table of Contents
|Community Informatics in Cities: New Catalysts for Urban Change||HTML|
|Liisa Marjatta Horelli, David Sadoway|
|Smart Cities vs. Smart Communities: Empowering Citizens not Market Economics||HTML|
|Expanded Urban Planning as a Vehicle for Understanding and Shaping Smart, Liveable Cities||HTML|
|Aija Staffans, Liisa Horelli|
|Rethinking Third Places: Contemporary Design With Technology||HTML|
|Nemanja Memarovic, Sidney Fels, Junia Anacleto, Roberto Calderon, Federico Gobbo, John M. Carroll|
|Augmented Reality at the Service of Participatory Urban Planning and Community Informatics – a case study from Vienna||HTML|
|Florian Reinwald, Martin Berger, Christop Stoik, Mario Platzer, Doris Damyanovic|
|Community-based Pedestrian Mapmaking||HTML|
|Exploring the use of PPGIS in self-organizing urban development: Case softGIS in Pacific Beach||HTML|
|Kaisa Schmidt-Thome, Sirkku Wallin, Tiina Laatikainen, Jonna Kangasoja, Marketta Kyttä|
|Neighborhood Planning of Technology: Physical Meets Digital City from the Bottom-Up with Aging Payphones||HTML|
|Benjamin Stokes, François Bar, Karl Baumann, Ben Caldwell|
|Empowering Newcomers with Low-Tech Workshops and High-Tech Analyses||HTML|
|Katia Balassiano, Christopher J. Seeger|
|The ‘Urban Spacebook’ experimental process: Co-designing a Platform for Participation||HTML|
|Corelia Elena Baibarac|
Notes from the field
|(Re)Prioritizing Citizens in Smart Cities Governance: Examples of Smart Citizenship from Urban India||HTML|
|David Sadoway, Satyarupa Shekhar|
|Urban Acupuncture in the era on Ubiquitous Media||HTML|
|Salvatore Iaconesi, Oriana Persico|
|ICTs Encouraging Changes in the Citizen's Relationship with Government and Urban Space: Brazilian Examples||HTML|
|The Right(s) to the Hybrid City and the Role of DIY Networking||HTML|
|Panayotis Antoniadis, Ileana Apostol|
|ICT-Mediated Adaptive Capacity of Environmental Third Sector in Australia||HTML|
|Subas P. Dhakal|
The Journal of Community Informatics. ISSN: 1712-4441