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ERIC Number: EJ539537
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-5982
An Experiment in "Virtual Community" Takes Shape in Blacksburg, Va.
Blumenstyk, Goldie
Chronicle of Higher Education, v43 n19 pA24,A26 Jan 17 1997
The hometown of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University has created the Blacksburg Electronic Village, a community-based computer network linking businesses, schools, and individual community members. The university, telephone company, and town established the system collaboratively in 1992, and additional grants have come to the university for related research projects. Local businesses are benefitting from international Internet advertising. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Virginia