ERIC Number: EJ552582
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Modeling the Human Factors of Scholarly Communities Supported through the Internet and World Wide Web.
Gaines, Brian R.; Chen, Lee Li-Jen; Shaw, Mildred L. G.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v48 n11 p987-1003 Nov 1997
Provides a framework for analyzing the utility, usability, and likeability of Internet and World Wide Web services, and illustrates applications to scholarly communities. Highlights include human factors; measuring Internet utility through growth of utilization; utility of the Web; a layered-protocol model of discourse through the Internet; defining communities on the Internet and Web; and sociotemporal structure of Internet communication. (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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