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Teo, Thompson, S. H. – Internet Research, 2001
Examines demographic variables (gender, age, educational level) and motivation variables (perceived ease of use, perceived enjoyment, perceived usefulness) associated with Internet usage activities (defined in terms of messaging, browsing, downloading, and purchasing). The questionnaire is appended. (Contains 57 references.) (Author/AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Downloading, Electronic Mail, Internet
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Jonason, Andreas; Eliasson, Gunnar – Internet Research, 2001
Discusses new electronic commerce applications enabled by mobility and personalization over mobile devices; considers the convergence of the wireless, the fixed Internet, and the media industries; describes innovative pricing models; and reports results from a survey of users of I-mode, a wireless Internet service offering Web browsing and email…
Descriptors: Electronic Mail, Internet, Models, Surveys
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Applebee, Ann; Clayton, Peter; Pascoe, Celina; Bruce, Harry – Internet Research, 2000
Reports on a nationwide quantitative survey of academic staff use of the Internet in Australia. Topics include reasons for a mailed survey; daily use of email; access to the internet via remote dial-in services; technical support provided to academics; opportunities for further research; and implications for university administrators. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: College Administration, Computer Uses in Education, Dial Access Information Systems, Electronic Mail
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Schwartz, David G. – Internet Research, 1998
Examines the use of shared semantics information to link concepts in an organizational memory to e-mail communications. Presents a framework for determining shared semantics based on organizational and personal user profiles. Illustrates how shared semantics are used by the HyperMail system to help link organizational memories (OM) content to…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Electronic Mail, Information Dissemination, Information Transfer
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Perry, Timothy T.; Perry, Leslie Anne; Hosack-Curlin, Karen – Internet Research, 1998
Surveys were administered to 548 students from three regional universities in the southeastern United States, examining: how many students regularly use the Internet, hours per week regular users spend on the Internet, types of computers used, use of e-mail, use of the Internet to obtain university information, number of students who had home…
Descriptors: College Students, Computer Mediated Communication, Electronic Mail, Higher Education
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Saunders, Gary; Weible, Rick – Internet Research, 1999
Discussion of the future of electronic courses for higher education focuses on the results of an email questionnaire survey sent to accounting chairpersons. Nearly 65 per cent of the respondents indicated that electronic courses are simply correspondence courses presented with new technology and do not see them as particularly beneficial. (LRW)
Descriptors: Accounting, Computer Assisted Instruction, Correspondence Study, Department Heads
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Kingsley, Paul; Anderson, Terry – Internet Research, 1998
Describes a study conducted at the University of Ulster (Northern Ireland) that examined reasons for defecting from Internet access. Topics include availability through institutional access; subject differences; e-mail and critical mass; information rich versus information poor; and suggestions for further research. (LRW)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Electronic Mail, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Internet Research, 1996
Companies that have taken leading roles in the operation and expansion of the world information infrastructure have been profoundly affected by it. This article assesses the growth and impact of the Internet and outlines some of its advantages and disadvantages for business. Discusses e-mail, corporate documentation, video conferencing, virtual…
Descriptors: Business, Communications, Documentation, Electronic Mail
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Mathieu, Richard G.; Woodard, Robert L. – Internet Research, 1996
More management professionals are using the Internet to support information gathering and research. This article examines the use and citation of information on the Internet: accuracy and timeliness, classification, and citation of information (electronic journals, online databases, listservs, e-mail) gathered via the Internet. Discusses ethical…
Descriptors: Business, Citations (References), Classification, Databases
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Granger, Mary J.; Schroeder, David L. – Internet Research, 1996
Provides an introduction to the communication resources of the Internet and provides several specific examples of business solutions in the areas of electronic mail communications, business applications software support, system design, and databases, Advantages and disadvantages for management when integrating the Internet into a business…
Descriptors: Administration, Business Communication, Computer Software, Computer System Design
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Smith, Jane; Delaney, Thomas – Internet Research, 1996
Marcel is a prototype electronic document delivery system based on multipurpose Internet mail extensions (MIME) that was designed and tested by the University of Northern Colorado. This article discusses program implementation and testing, hardware and software requirements and availability, and the program's future. (PEN)
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Document Delivery, Electronic Mail, Information Dissemination
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Thomas, Daphyne Saunders; Forcht, Karen A.; Counts, Peter – Internet Research, 1998
Explores issues related to legal considerations of the widespread use of the Internet worldwide. Topics considered include: e-mail; data theft and piracy; search and seizure; electronic banking; offensive behavior; liability; copyright infringement; laws regulating the Internet; and the Telecommunications Act. (PEN)
Descriptors: Banking, Copyrights, Electronic Mail, Federal Legislation
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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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Viehland, Dennis W. – Internet Research, 1993
Describes the results of the mistaken identity of an Internet electronic discussion group for President Clinton's electronic mail office. Members' actions and reactions are discussed; guidelines for using electronic discussion groups are suggested; and the popularity of electronic communication is considered. (LRW)
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Discussion Groups, Electronic Mail, Guidelines
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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