School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration

Resources on Technology

GVSU Blackboard

GVSU maintains student technical support web site at and a Support Helpdesk at 616.331.2101 or Some of the most critical information available includes:

Network login information

GVSU E-mail

Student guide to Blackboard

Web page evaluation

Urban E-Government, 2003, ** Taubman Center for Public Policy at Brown University.

State and Federal E-Government in the United States, 2005,** Taubman Center for Public Policy at Brown University.

Global E-Government, 2005, ** Taubman Center for Public Policy at Brown University.

Website Attribute Evaluation System Cyberspace Policy Research Group

IREAD An Evaluation Instrument for Michigan's Nonprofit Web Sites ** (June 2005)


City of Grand Rapids GIS

City of Holland GIS

Ottawa County GIS

Regional Geographic Information System (REGIS)

MAPAS (Johnson Center)

Michigan Center for Geographic Information

Community Mapping, PGIS, PPGIS and P3DM Virtual Library

ESRI Training and Education Library

MSU GIS Data Downloads

Putting the World back in the World Wide Web (University of Michigan Map Library Guide to virtual map collections, online gazetteers, interactive mapping, and geographic information.)

Nonprofit Technology Blogs

NTEN - Nonprofit Technology Network

Non-Profit Tech Blog: Confessions of a Nonprofit IT Director

Michael Stein's Nonprofit Technology Blog

Web shopTALK: Technology Talk By and For Non-Profits

Zen and the art of Nonprofit Technology

Nonprofit Web Design

link to Adobe Acrobat site ** material is in PDF format. Note that you may need to install a free Adobe Acrobat Reader if you are viewing these materials at home or work. The Acrobat Reader is already installed on PCs in Grand Valley State computer labs.

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