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Suicidal behaviour: understanding the process of online help-seeking in adolescents and young adultsDownload
Young people are accessing the Internet for help with their suicidal state; yet, little is known about how the online help-seeking process occurs in suicidal adolescents and young adults. The present study explored this topic by interviewing Canadian’s who experienced the suicidal state as...
Competitive Discourse in an Imitational Democracy: The Multifaceted Image of the Opponents in the Online Materials of Russian Political Parties and LeadersDownload
In contemporary Russia, the Internet serves as the most diverse and open platform of sharing and contrasting ideas. While the most life-like imitational democracy elements do manifest themselves to a limited extent in the mainstream print and electronic media, only online do all political forces...
When stress becomes distress, people seek to decrease their psychological pain using methods that seem convenient and appropriate. In an increasingly technology-based society, the Internet provides opportunities for individuals in distress to seek information and connections with others. Research...
While evidence-based practice and knowledge translation (or transfer) has garnered much attention, research has not focused on health information as provisional and emergent, and on knowledge translation (KT) as a process of social construction. The challenge of evolving information is magnified...
This paper is an introduction to progressive librarianship (also known in North America as socially responsible librarianship, activist librarianship, and radical librarianship, and in Europe as critical librarianship). Progressive librarianship is contextualized within a broad international...
John B. Smith Archive - Periods and Themes Bundle 4 (1995-2011)
A bundle of the works of John B. Smith corresponding to the period of 1995-2011, provided by John B. Smith from his personal collection. In this period, Smith was faculty at the The University of North Carolina in Computer Science. His research interest in hypertext shifted to web-based hypertext...
As the end of the first decade of the twenty-first century sees yet another drop in print newspaper paid circulation and a sharp increase in newspaper operations closures in North America, the current financial crisis and the emergence and increasing popularity of the Internet are immediately...
Physical Activity Information Seeking and Advertising Recall
Abstract: The purposes of this research were to examine the characteristics of those who look for physical activity-related information, where they find it, and to examine what types of physical activity-related advertisements are recalled (i.e., publicly funded or commercial). These purposes...
Given the prevalence of web use by teachers and students and the need for all citizens to be information literate, teachers across curricula are expected to model and develop information literacy and web searching skills within their classrooms. Unfortunately, little is known about how teachers...