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(1996). How you & other nonprofits are using technology: latest survey results. Nonprofit World 14 (3), 36-39.

Addison, C. (2006). Web 2.0: A new chapter in development practice? Development in practice. 16 (6), 623-627

Batchilder, M. (1998). Circuit riders are hired guns for nonprofit technology. NonProfit Times 12, 21-22.

Battelle, J. (2005). The Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture.  New York: Penguin.

Beckley, R.,  Elliott, M.A. &  Prickett, J.M. (1996). Closing the gap: information technology and the nonprofit sector. Nonprofit World 14 (1), 36-42. 

Benbenishty, R. & Oyserman, D. (1995). Integrated information systems for human services: a conceptual framework, methodology and technology. Computers in human services 12 (3/4), 311-325.

Benkler, Y. (2006). The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Berlinger, L.R. &  Te’eni, D. (1999). Leaders’ attitudes and computer use in religious congregations. Nonprofit Management & Leadership 9,  399-412.

Billitteri, T.J. (2000, January 13). Technology and accountability will shape the future of philanthropy. Chronicle of Philanthropy 12, 10, 16, 20.

Blanchard, A., & Horan, T. (1998). Virtual communities and social capital. Social Science Computer Review, 16, 293-307.

Blau, A.(2001). More than bit players: how information technology will change the ways nonprofits and foundations work and thrive in the information age. New York: Surdna Foundation.

Brown, M. M. (2001). The benefits and costs of information technology innovations: An empirical assessment of a local government agency. Public Performance & Management Review, 24, 351-366.

Bryant, A. (2006). Wiki and the Agora: 'It's organizing Jim, but not as we know it'. Development in practice. 16 (6), 559-569.

Burt, E. & Taylor, J.A. (2000). Information and communication technologies: reshaping voluntary organizations? Nonprofit Management and Leadership 11 (2), 131-143.

Butterfield, W.H. (1995). Computer utilization. In Edwards, R. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Social Work (19th ed.) (pp. 594-613). Washington, DC: NASW Press.

Cahill, J. & Feldman, L.H. (1993). Computers in child welfare: planning for a more serviceable work environment. Child Welfare 72 (1), 3-12.

Carpenter, C. (2000). Grants for technology are speeding up, connecting people. NonProfit Times 14, 29-30.

Casteuble, T. (1997). How associations are taking to technology. Association Management 49 (11), 43-48, 105. 

Cavazos, E.A. & Morin, G. (1994). Cyberspace and the Law. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Clohesy, S.J. &  Reis, T.K. (2001). E-philanthropy v2.001: from entrepreneurial adventure to an online community. Battle Creek, MI: W. K. Kellogg Foundation.

Cohen, T. (2001). Technology evolves: tech organizations changing with it. NonProfit Times 15, 30-31.

Comptroller General of the United States. (1994). Information Superhighway: issues affecting development. Washington: US General Accounting Office. RCED-94-285.

Corder, K. (May 2001). Acquiring new technology: comparing nonprofit and public sector agencies.  Administration & Society 33 (2), 194-219.

Cortes, M. & Rafter, K (eds.), (2007).Nonprofits and Technology:  Emerging Research for Usable Knowledge. Chicago, IL: Lyceum Books:

Dertouzos, M. (1997). What will be: how the new world of information will change our lives. New York: Harper-Collins.

Downing, J., Fasano, R., Friedland, P., McCollough, M., Mizrahi, T. & Shapiro, J. (Eds). (1991). Computers for social change and community organization. New York: Haworth Press.

Dutton, W. H. (1999). Society on the line: Information politics in the digital age. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Elliott, B. (1998). Nonprofit organizations and the Internet. Nonprofit Management and Leadership 8 (3), 297.

Eppler, M. J., &  Mengis, J. (2004). The Concept of Information Overload: A Review of Literature from Organization Science, Accounting, Marketing, MIS, and Related Disciplines. The Information Society, 20, (5), 325-344.

Feller, G. (2001). Latest high-tech trends: one giant leap for nonprofits. Nonprofit World 19 (1), 25-29.

Fernback, J. (2005). Information technology, networks and community voices. Information, Communication & Society, 8(4):482-502.

Finn, J. (1998). Seeking volunteers and contributions: an exploratory study of nonprofit agencies on the Internet. Computers in human services 15 (4), 39.

Fisk, I. (1996). The world wide web: a nonprofit user guide. Community Jobs 1, 4-5.

Flanagan, P. (1997, May). The 10 hottest technologies in telecom. Telecommunications, 25-32.

Gable, C. (2001) Tech tips: how technology can support your organization. Grassroots Fundraising Journal 20, 12-14.

Galston, W. A. (2000). Does the Internet Strengthen Community? National Civic Review 89(3): 193-202.

Garson, G.D. (Ed). (1999). Information technology and computer applications in public administration: issues and trends. Harrisburg: Idea Group Publishers.

Gerstman, K.L. (1996). Influence of director’s attitude and involvement with agency computer use. Computers in Human Services 13 (3), 37.

Glasrud, B. (1999). Beyond the database: the future of non-profit computing. Nonprofit World 17 (5), 19-21.

Goldstein, D. (1995). The Internet: a starter kit for nonprofits. New England Nonprofit Quarterly 1, 24-38.

Goldstein, D. (1995). The Internet: an introduction for nonprofits. Grantsmanship Center Magazine, 2-7.

Gordon, L. (1998). Tech wise: nonprofits join the revolution. Nonprofit World 16 (5), 37-41.

Gore, A. (1991). Information superhighway: the next information revolution. The Futurist, 21- 23.

Graber, D.(2004). Mediated Politics and Citizenship in the Twenty-First Century. Annual Review of Psychology 55:545-571.

Greene, S.G. (2001). Astride the digital divide: many charities struggle to make effective use of new technology. The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Available at http://philanthropy.com/free/articles/v13/i06/06000101.htm

Grobman, G.M. & Grant, G.B. (1998). The non-profit Internet handbook. Harrisburg: White Hat Communications.

Grobman, G.M. (2001). The nonprofit organization’s guide to e-commerce. Harrisburg: White Hat Communications.

Grant, G.B., Grobman, G.M. & Roler, S. (1999). The Wilder nonprofit field guide to fundraising on the Internet. Minneapolis: Amherst H. Wilder Foundation.

Grobman, G.M. & Grant, G.B. (1999). The Wilder nonprofit field guide to getting started on the Internet. Minneapolis: Amherst H. Wilder Foundation.

Hafner, K. & Lyon, M. (1996). Where wizards stay up late: the origins of the Internet. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Heterick, R.C. & Gehl, J. (1995). Information technology and the year 2010. Educom Review 30 (1), 23-25.

Hoffmman, J.J., Irwin, J.G. & Digman, L.A. (1996, Winter). Technological adoption in dynamic environments: the case of not-for-profit and for-profit hospitals.  Journal of Managerial Issues 8, 497-507.

Holsapple, C.W. &   Luo, W. (1995). Organizational computing frameworks: Progress and needs. The Information Society, 11, (1), 59-74

Hopkins, B.R. (2003). The nonprofit’s guide to Internet communications law. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Hudson, W.W. (1993). The future of social services computing. Computers in Human Services 10 (2), 1-7.

Jacobs, J.A. (n.d.). Law and order on the ‘net. Association Management 53, 28-36.

Johnston, M. (1999). The nonprofit guide to the Internet : how to survive and thrive. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Johnston, M. (1998). The fundraiser’s guide to the Internet. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Kasanoff, B. (n.d.). Making associations personal. Association Management 54 (11), 49-53.

Kavanaugh, A.L. &  Patterson, S.J. (2001). The impact of community computer networks on social capital and community involvement. American Behavioral Scientist. Special Issue: The Internet in Everyday Life 45 (3), 496-509.

Keiser, B. B. (2002).The web as safety net: Weather-related catastrophes and other natural disasters. Searcher.10 (1), 68-83,

King, K.N. & Nims, J.K. (1998). Yes, the Internet sounds great, but is it really for us? Nonprofit World 16, 5-8.

Klein, K. (2002, May - June). The human side of technology. Grassroots Fundraising Journal 21, 18-20.

Kleintop, W. (1997). Information resources management for nonprofit organizations. In T. D. Connors (Ed.), The Nonprofit Handbook: Management (2nd ed.) (pp. 535-554). New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 

Lange, S. &  Hunsaker, C. (1998). Information systems: managing the database. New Directions for Philanthropic Fundraising 21, 81-95.

Laudeman, G. (2005). Information technology and community-level socio-economic development. Community Development: Journal of the Community Development Society.  36(1), 41-54

Lee, H.K. & Dea, D.D. (1997). Unleashing the power of your Web site. Association Management 49, 39-47.

Lee, G., & Perry, J. (2002). Are computers boosting Productivity? A test of the paradox in state governments. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 12, 77-102.

Lessig, L. (1999). Code and other laws of cyberspace. New York, Basic Books

Lubbert, G. (1999). Selling your site: thinking about offering advertising on your web site? Consider using these tools and techniques. Association Management 51 (3), 54-60.

McNamara, D. (1 October 2003) Virtual food drives are saving money and food. NonProfit Times 17, 21-2.

Madden, M. & Fox, S. (2006). Riding the waves of “Web 2.0”. Backgrounder.  Washington, DC: Pew Internet and American Life Project. m http://www.pewinternet.org

Marlowe-Carr, L.C. (1997). Social workers on-line: a profile. Computers in Human Services 14 (101), 59-70.

Mariner, E. (1999). Planning to go online takes work, gets results. Nonprofits & Technology 2,  18.

Martins, D.J. (1999). Beating the high tech blues. Association Management 51 (12), 74-80.

McBrearty, B.R. (1998). Are non-profit fund raisers ready for the Internet? Fund Raising q Management 29, 28.

McFarlan, F.W. (2002). Technology: turning organizations inside out. Association Management 54 (3), 46-51.

McNutt, J.G., Jaynes-Andrews, S., Bartron, J., Schubert, L., Lima, J. & Holihan, N. (2002, August 8-10). Developing curriculum models for training specialists in nonprofit informatics. Presentation at the 6th University of South Carolina Conference on Technology in Social Work, Charleston, SC.

Menon, G.M. (1998). Gender encounters in a virtual community: identity formation and acceptance. Computers in Human Services 15 (1), 55.

Miller, D.B. & DiGiuseppe, D. (1998). Fighting social problems with information: the development of a community database-The Violence Information Network. Computers in Human Services 15 (1), 21.

Mills-Groninger, T. (2001). Buy, build or rent? Picking the right approach to database software. Nonprofit Times 15, 23-25.

Mills-Groninger, T. (1999). Buy versus build: picking fundraising software for your organization. New Directions for Philanthropic Fundraising 25, 57-68.

Mills-Groninger, T.,  Long, B.,  Marcus, M. &  Strauss, D. (2000). Enabling technology funding: issues for grantmakers and grantseekers. Nonprofit Times 14, 31-33.

Milward, H.B. & Snyder, L.O. (1996). Electronic government: linking citizens to public organizations through technology. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 6 (2), 261-275.

Mincemoyer, C.C. (2003). 4-H volunteers and the Internet: a partnership for the future. Journal of Volunteer Administration 21 (1), 31-36.

Moy, L. (2002). Tapping global resources : a guide to involving and managing online volunteers. Journal of Volunteer Administration 20, 47-52.

Neustadt, R. (1993, April 20). Why non-profits should gear up for the ‘Information Superhighways’. Chronicle of Philanthropy 5, 42-43.

Negroponte, N. (1995). Being Digital, New York: Alfred A Knopf.

Nicholas,  Tracking Behavior Changes on the Web

Nurius, P., Hooyman, N. & Nicoll, A.E. (1988). The changing face of computer utilization in social work settings. Journal of Social Work Education 24 (2), 186-198.

Nurius, P. & Hudson, W.W. (1993). Human services practice, evaluation and computers: a practical guide for today and beyond. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.

Patton, J.E. (1991). The use of online services by nonprofit organizations. San Francisco, CA: Institute for Nonprofit Organization Management.

Pigg, K.E. & Crank, L.D. (2005). Do information communication technologies promote rural economic development? Community Development: Journal of the Community Development Society.  36(1):65-77.

Potter, G. (1998, December). Strategic databasing. Grassroots Fundraising Journal 17, 6-7.

Princeton Survey Research Associates (2001). Wired, willing and ready: nonprofit human services organizations’ adoption of information technology. Washington DC: Independent Sector & Cisco Systems. Available at www.independentsector.org

Pritchard, H.O. (1998). Murphy’s law of computer presentations: five tips for avoiding technology mishaps. Currents 14, 24.

Rainie, L., Purcell,K., Siesfeld, T. & Patel, M. (2011). How the public perceives community information systems. Washington, DC: Pew Internet and American Life Project

Robertson, B. (2001). Beyond access: a foundation guide to ending the organizational divide. Washington, DC: National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy. 2001. 37.

Roufa, M. (1999). How to find what you want on the web. Nonprofit World 17 (1), 12-14.

Roufa, M. (1999). Marketing your Web site with search engines. Nonprofit World 17 (1), 12-14.

Saidel, J.R. & Cour, S. (2003). Information technology and the voluntary sector workplace. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 32, 5-24.

Schoech, R. (1999). Human services computing: concepts and applications (2nd ed). New York: Haworth Press.

Schoech, R., Jensen, C., Fulks, J. & Smith, K.K. (1998). Developing and using a community data bank. Computers in Human Services 15 (1), 35-53.

Schoech, D., Cavalier, A. & Hoover, B. (1993). A model for integrating technology into a multi- agency community service delivery system. Assistive Technology 5 (1), 11-23.

Schweitzer, C. (1998). Leveraging technology to lead and serve. Association Management 50 (2), 50-51, 53-54, 58-59.

Servon, L.J. & Horrigan, J.B. (1996). Urban poverty and access to information technology: a role for local government. New Brunswick: Rutgers University, Center for Urban Policy Research Working Paper No. 115.

Shabecoff, A. (1988). Bringing high-tech to neighborhoods: here’s how high technology created a network that really works for grassroots organizations. Nonprofit World  6, 35-37.

Sherman, T. (1991). Electronic networking for nonprofit groups. Washington, DC: Benton Foundation and Apple Computers.

Shirky, C. (2009).  Here comes everybody: The power of organizing without organizations.  New York,: Penguin Press.

Smith, C.W. (2002). Digital corporate citizenship: the business response to the digital divide. Indianapolis, IN: Indiana University Center on Philanthropy.

Sommerfeld, M. (2000, April 20). A good techie is hard to find. Chronicle of Philanthropy 12, 29-31.

Sproull, L. (1992). Connections: New Ways of Working in the Networked Organization, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Stern, M. J. & Dillman, D. A. (2006). Community Participation, Social Ties, and Use of the Internet. City & Community, 5(4):409-424.


Stillman, L. (2005). Participatory action research for electronic community networking projects. Community Development: Journal of the Community Development Society. 36(1): 77-93.

Susman, T. (2005), December 10. Agency trying to track 1300 children. The State p. A.13 

Taylor, K. (1999). Bringing substance to cyberspace. Association Management 51 (13), 42-50.

Thacker, S. (2000). Do’s and don’ts of grant proposals for tech funding. Grantsmanship Center Magazine 42, 11-12.

Vernon, R. & Lynch, D. (2000). Social work and the web. Belmont: Brooks/Cole.

Wallace, N. (2004). Building better technology. Chronicle of philanthropy.  On-line Version

Wellman, B.,&. Salaff, J.  et al. (1996). Computer Networks as Social Networks: Virtual Community, Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Telework. Annual Review of Sociology 22, 213-238.

Wellman, B., Haase, A. Witte, J. & Hampton, J. (2001). Does the Internet decrease, increase or supplement social capital? Social networks, participation and community commitment. American behavioral scientist. 45 (3), 436-55.

Williams, G. (2001, January 11). New technology system allows arthritis charity to be efficient and flexible. Chronicle of Philanthropy, 13, 14.

Williams, G. (2001, January 11). Program helps charities develop savvy plans for getting ‘wired. Chronicle of Philanthropy 13, 12-13.

Wyde, R. (1997). Managing the purchase of information technology: guidelines for success. Public Welfare 55 (2), 14-20.

Zeff, R. (1996). The nonprofit guide to the Internet. New York: Wiley.


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