The Blue Book is the "Directory of Community Services for Waterloo Region," a comprehensive listing of local human service agencies. There are two versions available. The print version features cross-referenced Name and Subject Indexes for quick access to agency information. The electronic version provides keyword-searching and reporting capabilities.
2012 Blue Book Directory of Community Services Now Available!
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Electronic Blue Book
The Electronic Blue Book is a desktop application which provides access to information about hundreds of local community service agencies. You can search for programs and services in various ways, such as by keyword, or topic, or location. Agency listings include addresses, phone/fax numbers, email and website addresses, and descriptions of services provided. You can save search results, create mailing labels, and export to Microsoft Office programs.
Minimum requirements: To run the Electronic Blue Book, your computer must have Microsoft Access 97 or greater installed. To install the Electronic Blue Book, your computer must have a CD-ROM drive. A web browser is required to view the Help files. Recommended requirements: We recommend installing the Electronic Blue Book on a computer which has a Pentium class processor (or equivalent), and at least 32MB of RAM.
Keep your Electronic Blue Book current and accurate with database updates. When you licence a copy of the Electronic Blue Book, you get current data. As well, new data is available monthly. You can update your data as often as you like. Note: Database updates will be available for your version of the Electronic Blue Book for at least 18 months. After that, it may be necessary to upgrade to a new version.
Installation and Support
For installation instructions, see the file readme.html on the Electronic Blue Book cd. Support for the Electronic Blue Book is available by email. Site visits may be available: contact us for more information.
The Electronic Blue Book was developed by Paul Janzen of PeaceWorks Computer Consulting.