restricted access   Volume 62, Number 1, Summer 2013

Table of Contents

Community Informatics in China

Kate Williams, Issue Editor


pp. 1-12


The Development, Current State, and Effects of Community Informatization in Mainland China

pp. 13-33

The Top-Down Approach to Providing ICT Access to Rural Communities in China: Opportunities for Community Informatics

pp. 34-62


Social Inclusion or Exclusion?: When Weibo (Microblogging) Meets the "New Generation" of Rural Migrant Workers

pp. 63-80

The Flow of Information as Empowerment and the Changing Social Networking Landscape in Rural China

pp. 81-94

Farmers' Reading Rooms and Information and Communications Technology in Rural Areas of Beijing

pp. 95-104

Community Informatics in Chongqing: A Case Study of the Real-Name and ID Requirement Policy in the Chinese Railway System

pp. 105-120


Cybercafés in China: Community Access beyond Gaming and Tight Government Control

pp. 121-139

Three Digital Platforms: Hangzhou Public Library Widens Access to Resources

pp. 140-159

Private Libraries in China: Their Diversity, Informatization, and Role as Public Spaces

pp. 160-179

The Role of Information Technology in Academic Libraries' Resource Sharing in Western China

pp. 180-204

A Case Study

A Tale of Two Counties: How Two School Libraries in Rural Western China Serve Local Needs

pp. 205-233

Social Capital, Digital Inequality, and a "Glocal" Community Informatics Project in Tianzhu Tibetan Autonomous County, Gansu Province

pp. 234-260