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Author Preece, Jenny, 1949-

Title Online communities : designing usability, supporting sociability / Jenny Preece
Published New York : John Wiley, [2000]
©2000

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Description xxiv, 439 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Pt. 1. Getting Acquainted with Online Communities -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Community Tours -- 3. Sociability: Purpose, People, and Policies -- 4. Usability: Tasks, Users, and Software -- 5. Research Speaks to Practice: Interpersonal Communication -- 6. Research Speaks to Practice: Groups -- Pt. 2. Developing Online Communities -- 7. Community-Centered Development -- 8. Selecting Software -- 9. Guidelines: Sociability and Usability -- 10. Assessing Needs and Evaluating Communities -- 11. Development Case Studies -- 12. Looking to the Future
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [399]-418) and index
Subject Computer networks -- Social aspects.
Internet -- Social aspects.
Interpersonal communication.
LC no. 00036504
ISBN 0471805998 (alk. paper)