A Guide to Community Multimedia Centres: How to Get Started and Keep Going

This guide covers a full range of topics for setting up and operating telecentres, including, choosing appropriate equipment and technology, human resources, developing skills and training, organizational structures and strategies, participation of communities, stakeholders and users, sourcing information and media content, sustainability, research and evaluation.

International Community Telecentre Resource Site

This site is addressed to community telecentre developers, practitioners and researchers. It contains an annotated and classified inventory of resources on local information and informatics initiatives such as community multimedia and multipurpose telecentres. There are four major sections in this site: Projects and Initiatives, Research, Resource Organizations and Telecentre Technology, each covering an aspect of the process of engendering and appropriating ICTs for community development around the world.

Last updated on 13 October 2006.