Building and Using Community Information Systems: Inventory of Available Tools and Guides (Draft)

This paper develops an organizational framework and catalogues tools supporting community information systems (CIS) in the following areas: building and using CISs, assembling and using data sources, developing indicators, using CISs for
change, developing CIS technology, building user capacity, and building institutional capacity. Although a variety of resources already exist to support the CIS movement, the paper finds needs for creating or updating resources in areas.