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Author Kraut, Robert E.
Title Building successful online communities : evidence-based social design / Robert E. Kraut and Paul Resnick ; with Sara Kiesler ... [et al.].
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2011.
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 Floor3  HM742 .K73 2011    IN LIBRARY
Description xi, 309 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Paul Resnick and Robert E. Kraut -- Encouraging contribution to online communities / Robert E. Kraut and Paul Resnick -- Encouraging commitment in online communities / Yuqing Ren ... [et al.] -- Regulating behavior in online communities / Sara Kiesler ... [et al.] -- The challenges of dealing with newcomers / Robert E. Kraut ... [et al.] -- Starting new online communities / Paul Resnick ... [et al.].
Summary Uses insights from social science, psychology, and economics to offer advice on planning and managing an online community.
Subject Online social networks -- Planning.
Computer networks -- Social aspects -- Planning.
Internet -- Social aspects.
Social psychology.
Related Names Resnick, Paul.
Kiesler, Sara, 1940-
ISBN 9780262016575 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0262016575 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Standard # 6216063
OCLC number 710045003