Networks for People:

TIIAP at Work

Telecommunications and Information Infrastructure Assistance Program

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

United States Department of Commerce

Acknowledgments

The Telecommunications and Information Infrastructure Assistance Program wishes to thank Christopher Conte, principal writer of the report, staff contributors Kelly Levy, Judith Sparrow, and Don Druker of NTIA, Jeff Richardson and the Colorado Advanced Technology Institute for inspiring the title, and others who contributed to this project.

i. A Message from the Secretary of Commerce

ii Preface

iv Introduction

1. Plugged-In: A Low Income Community Joins the Information Age

3. Making Healthy "Music" in Newark

5. Aberdeen: Building its Own On-Ramp to the Information Superhighway

7. A New Foundation for Schools in the District of Columbia

9. Greater New Orleans Free-Net: Diverse Partners Make a Community Network

11. Phoenix: Using Technology to Serve Government's "Customers"

13. Grace Hill: Bringing Services to Low-Income Urban Communities

15. Hays Medical Center: Your Nurse is as Close as Your Television Set

17. Children's Alliance of New Hampshire: Doing More with Less

19. TUPPER: A New Tool in Police Arsenals

21. Linking Emergency Personnel to the Information Infrastructure

23. Minot State University: Learning at a Distance

26. Ignacio: One of America's Most Remote Places Comes Online

28. Economic Development in Rural Kentucky

30. Tech Crews: Learning by Doing in Mississippi

32. Bringing the Information Revolution to Inner Cities

35. Conclusion


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Source: U.S. Department of Commerce
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Office of Telecommunications and Information Applications
Last Modified: 18 Dec 97