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Lu, June; Yu, Chun-Sheng; Liu, Chang; Yao, James E. – Internet Research, 2003
Develops a technology acceptance model (TAM) for wireless Internet via mobile devices (WIMD) and proposes that constructs, such as individual differences, technology complexity, facilitating conditions, social influences, and wireless trust environment determine user-perceived short and long-term usefulness, and ease of using WIMD. Twelve…
Descriptors: Internet, Literature Reviews, Models, Telecommunications
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De Maeyer, Dirk – Internet Research, 1997
Examines the Internet's potential for becoming an information highway. Highlights include definitions of the information highway and the Internet; the infrastructure of an information highway; capacity; connectivity; simultaneity; network protocols; applications; interactivity; openness; mobility and remote access; universal access; affordable…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Security, Internet, Privacy
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Ryan, Joe – Internet Research, 1993
Provides a guide for effective Internet use by recommending resources for key activities, including getting oriented, finding a mentor, getting connected, using communication and network navigation tools efficiently, discovering Internet resources, and understanding the broader picture. Prices and network addresses are included for 184 references…
Descriptors: Electronic Mail, File Transfer Protocol, Internet, Mentors
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Schwartz, Michael F.; Quarterman, John S. – Internet Research, 1993
Discussion of the growth of the Internet focuses on the rate of growth based on three measurements of changes in reachable Internet services: (1) the rate at which sites initiate network connectivity; (2) the rate at which sites become directly connected; and (3) the rate at which sites distance themselves, usually for security reasons. (Contains…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Access to Information, Futures (of Society), Information Services
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Brett, George H., II – Internet Research, 1993
Reviews the literature of networked information retrieval tools to explore the concept of an interactive text-based virtual reality environment that would encompass resources currently available on the Internet. Highlights include academic libraries, electronic mail, hypertext navigation systems, wide area information servers, knowbots and…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Computer Software, Cybernetics, Electronic Mail