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A bibliography and webliography of Japanese Chicago

By Brooke Bahnsen and U. Of IllinoisEizaburo Okuizumi, U. Of Chicago, Kate Williams and U. Of Illinois


Services and the full title of the project is Chicago community informatics: Places, Uses, Resources. Our interest here is to examine the population of Chicago, in particular a subset of ethnicities and community areas, and Osaka Garden, Chicago. Photo by Patricia Morse, used with permission. analyze how these communities are navigating the digital age. Stage one is to understand the communities today and discover how they are represented in cyberspace. Thus our initial products include a webliography/bibliography on each community and we are honored to partner with experts on these communities. Further work entails surveying the communities for public access computing sites (Places), interviewing members of community organizations on how they use digital tools (Uses), and helping a subset of these groups create digital resources that represent their cultural heritage and identity (Resources). The project’s theoretical framework centers on social capital and social networks. The method employed in this bibliography/webliography was to combine many years of work in the field of Asian bibliography by one author (Okuizumi) with a current search of (1) the Online Computer Library Center’s WorldCat and th

Year: 2010
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