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Intermediation and Governance of Digital Flows: Canadian Internet Service Providers as Instruments of Public PolicyDownload
The internet has often had a disintermediating effect, 'disrupting' and circumventing traditional middlemen and gatekeepers. This dissertation examines the related trend of intermediation, or the ascendance of new internet intermediaries and their growing significance in our lives. Among these...
Creative works are now increasingly distributed as digital “content” through the internet, and copyright law has created powerful incentives to monitor and control these flows. This paper analyzes the surveillance industry that has emerged as a result. Copyright surveillance systems identify...
The purpose of this study was to determine the unique information provision needs and preferences of younger HNC survivors in the post-treatment phase of recovery. Participants were asked about information considered most important, sources of information used during recovery, sources considered...
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...
Project Backpage: Using text messaging to initiate outreach support for victims of human trafficking and sexual exploitationDownload
The use of the Internet and online advertising for solicitation by sex workers has created new challenges for community organizations attempting to reach victims of human trafficking and sexual exploitation through traditional outreach strategies. Until recently, prostitution occurred primarily...
Adolescents’ safety on the Internet is a prime concern in society. Sexual predators use the online environment regularly to solicit adolescents for sexual purposes; however, we know very little about the experiences of adolescents who become victimized in this way. This research used a thematic...
Old Communication – New Means: The Linguistic Study of Ukrainian Orthodox Church and Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church WebsitesDownload
This dissertation is concerned with the communicative potential of websites. The World Wide Web is a relatively new locale for communication on which an increasing number of users rely daily in Canada and in Ukraine. However, up to the present time there has been no unified framework for the...
Non-invasive versus invasive respiratory support in preterm infants at birth: systematic review and meta-analysisDownload
Objective To assess the role of nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) initiated at birth for prevention of death and bronchopulmonary dysplasia in very preterm infants. Design Systematic review. Data sources PubMed, Embase, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, and online...