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Building healthier cities and communities requires an array of community building skills that are not always taught in formal education. The Community Tool Book ( is an Internet-based resource for practical, comprehensive, accessible, and user-friendly information on community-building, which both professionals and ordinary citizens can use in everyday practice. It connects people, ideas, and resources, offering more than 200 how-to sections and more than 5,000 pages of text.