Outlines the development of Capital Area Public Access (CapAccess) in the Washington DC metropolitan area. Focuses on the coalition of organizations and individuals, whose voluntary efforts have enabled the establishment of a community resource. Explains how CapAccess is used by organizations otherwise unable to fund their own on‐line platforms. Explores how CapAccess might be extended nationally (USA). Discusses potential of community networks in a socio‐technical context.
Taylor Walsh, R. (1993), "Development of a Community Information Service: The National Capital Area Public Access Network (CapAccess)‐A Work in Progress", Internet Research, Vol. 3 No. 2. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000003769
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