Community 101 Resources

Communities Featured: 

National Theatre Wales

Harringay Online

Community Platform Options:

Forums/Message Boards:  Wikipedia's list of Forum Software

Groups/Email Lists: Wikipedia's page on Email Lists

Blogging Platforms: Wikipedia's list of Popular Blogs showing platform used

Community Software: Wikipedia’s list of Collaborative Software and Comparison of Social Networking Software

Resources for building/nurturing community:

Community Building on the Web : Secret Strategies for Successful Online Communities by Amy Jo Kim
For a deeper understanding of points, badges, and reputation: Building Web Reputation Systems by Randy Farmer and Bryce Glass
If you decide to implement features: Building Successful Online Communities: Evidence-Based Social Design by Robert E. Kraut
For Moderation best practices: The Community Roundtable Research Page

Other resources: 

On guidelines: The Universal Rules of Civilized Discourse

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