[Prepared by Ann Murphy, UBC Graduate Student]
- This site http://www.cyburbia.org
Cyburbia - Internet Resources for the Built Environment contains
a comprehensive list of nearly 7000 links relevant to urban and
regional planning, architecture and the built environment and
is updated on a daily basis with reindexing of the search engine
conducted once a month.
- The University of Northern B.C.'s British Columbia Resource
Communities Project Home Page http://quarles.unbc.edu/frbc/
is designed to help individuals, communities and companies to
access information necessary for community resource decision-making
and community development. This site serves as a gateway to websites
and email addresses in the areas of community and sustainability,
citizen participation in resource management, and BC models of
- The final gateway site is The Community Economic Development
Centre (CEDC) at Simon Fraser University http://www.sfu.ca/cedc/gateway/index.htm
The CEDC conducts research on changes, trends and opportunities
in community economic development. This site provides information
on new initiatives, books published, information about the centre,
as well as links to sites that provide on-line articles relating
to CED. The CEDC site also contains a large abstract database
of CED initiatives.
- The W. K. Kellogg Collection of Rural Community Development
web site serves as a repository of high quality rural community
development materials The resource collection is divided into
seven categories including community development, strategic planning
and economic development with each annotation describing the materials'
audience, purpose, content, format and availability.
- The web site of the National Center for
Supercomputing Applications: Technology Research Group http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/edu/trg/
contains full documents of the groups research activities with
articles on the application of Internet technology to rural communities,
the role of the web in connecting a community, and strategies
for developing a community network.
- The web site of the Center of Excellence for Sustainable
includes on-line manuals, workbooks, success stories, model codes
and ordinances for making a community a better place to live.
The Land Use Planning section of the site include papers, articles
and resources on building sustainable community tourism developments.