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Virtual Communities

A Research Seminar    סמינר מחקר
University of Haifa, 2001/2/3/4     אוניברסיטת חיפה ,שנה"ל תשס"ב, תשס"ג, תשס"ד
Prof. Sheizaf Rafaeli     פרופ' שיזף רפאלי
mailto:sheizaf@rafaeli.net
Tel: +972 - 4 - 8249578, Fax: +972 - 4 - 8249194

Virtual Community sites and implementation
Research and Scholarly resources
The Association of Internet Researchers
JCMC
The Journal of Computer-Mediated Communcation
Grether's 3600 Research Essays about the Net
Mobile Phone/SMS/Instant Messaging Research : http://ist-socrates.berkeley.edu/~nalinik/mobile.html
Journal of Online Behavior
iCSInformation, Communication and Society Journal
Pew Internet Project includes the Open Research Initiative and the Data Dump
Silver's Resource Center for Cyberstudies
Jenny Preece's Online Communities site
http://www.aber.ac.uk/media/Modules/MC10020/ Mediated Communication bibliography site
Kling's IndianaCenter for Social Informatics
Walther's Bibliography
Beiswenger's Bibliography on chat communication
American Psychological Society Psychological Research on the Net
ISWORLD's Virtual Teams resource page
Cyberstudies links, at Temple
Vanderbilt's E-Lab
HCIBIB
Useability First
Forum One
MSNBC's Invasion of Privacy coverage and interactive tools
Online Community Resources
Robin Hamman's Cybersoc.com
OnlineCommunity Report
CTheory: Journal of Theory, Technology and Culture
FirstMonday
(peer reviewed journal on the internet)
Online Politics
EFF Net Culture and Cyber-Anthropology
http://www.communitymanager.net/ -- books, articles, resources
Putnam's Bowling Alone: http://bowlingalone.com Putnam's Bowling Alone, http://www.bettertogether.org
http://bowlingtogether.net/
Happy, Fun Communication Land Dillman, Western Maryland College
List of Internet Research Lists
VIrtual Communities Start page
Pointers to Community Building Tools and Resources
CNET's choosing tools
Wooley's Think of It
About.com's Netconference.about
CNET's Builder.comTools for Community
Online Community Builder's Toolkit
Online Community Resources
List of Internet Research Lists
Do Not Link!!!
Telling Humans and Computers Apart (CAPTCHA)
Rheingold's SmartMobs book and website

E-Mail Lists
Topica
CataListthe official catalog of LISTSERV® lists ForumOne
Smartgroups
Yahoo Groups (E-Groups)
Yahoo Groups (E-Groups)
Listbot/List Builder
Liszt
E-Mail Roullette
Hafner and Lyon The History of E-Mail
EMail Server FAQs, (POP, SMTP, DNS, etc.)
Usenet
Groups Google (acquired Deja)
Usenet Infocenter
Newsville NNTP access
CyberFiberUsenet Directory
Matching, matchmaking and introductions
Match.com LavaLife.com
Friendster.com
JDate.com Hevre.co.il SingleswithScruples.com JCupid.com
MuslimSingles.com ChristianSingles.com VeggieDate.com
Calendars
Evite.com
http://www.event411.com/
http://calendar.yahoo.com/, http://calendar.netscape.com/
Peer-to-Peer filesharing
Gnutella, Limewire, Bearshare
Groove, Bantu, JabCast, IDC
Web-based Boards, Communities
EZBoard
BeSeen
WebCrossing
Groups.google (formerly Deja)
Clubs Lycos
Clubs Yahoo
Teens.com (and deceased sister sixdegrees.com),
Habbohotel,
Women: iVillage, http://www.webgrrls.com/
Jdate and other matchmakers
ICQ, IM and presence
http://www.webmessenger.com/, Humanclick: http://www.humanclick.com/, Habbohotel, Odigo, BUZME: http://www.buzme.com/buzme/default.asp, Botfighters, ICQ message boards
MUD, MOO, MUSH
MudConnector, MU* list, Godlike, Habbohotel, Telnet to Lambda Moo
IRC and other synchronous chat
IRC help.org, IRC Beginner
E-Pub Chat: http://www.e-pub.com, eShare Expressions: http://www.eshare.com, The Palace: http://www.thepalace.com, Rooms3.0: http://www.ichat.com, Virtual Places: http://www.vplaces.com, VolanoChat: http://www.volano.com,
Beisswenger's http://www.chat-kommunikation.de/
Communities of Practice
Wenger, Etienne (1999-2002) Supporting Communities of Practice: A Survey of Community Oriented Technologies, available as Zip file and from http://www.ewenger.com/
WebRings
webring.yahoo
Webring.org
Bomis.com
Recommender Systems,
Collaborative filtering, personalization
Recommender systems, Multiagent.com, Antworld, KurzweilAI, FilePile, Yenta,
Mayer's computer-dating, JDate, Match.com,
PHOAKS ("together, we know it all"), Alexa,
IMDB, moviefinder, movielens, Launch (music),
Firely Passport Office:  http://www.firefly.com
GroupLens Recommendation Engine:  http://www.netperceptions.com
LikeMinds Preference Server:  http://www.likeminds.com
Amazon recommendations and Barnes and Noble's for books
GroupLens, Citeseer
ThinkCycle's thinkspaces
Weblogs, bloggers, "neighborhoods"
Slashdot, Plastic.com, Metafilter, Blogger
http://www.fusionpage.com/
Rebecca Blood: weblogs: a history and perspective, See her Weblog Handbook too.
R.Sinha's interesting India/Pakistan experiment: dialognow.org
Software: Blogger, MoveableType, Graymatter, Scoop, Slashcode
Multimedia, Webcams, 3D and Virtual Reality
http://www.webex.com, Activeworlds
Avatar Teleport Worlds Chat Space Station, Topgirlscams.com, http://www.paltalk.com/, icuii, ISPQ videochat, Dualview , Cryopolis, Moove, Cybertown, 2nd-world
FOAF, "ster" Social Network sites
Friendster,
Orkut,
Linked-In,
Hevre,
Communa,
Social Networking Sites adn Software database,
Robin Good on SOcial Networking
Reputation Systems
UMich Reputation systems collection,