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Lee, Sang Yup – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2018
Introduction: The relational characteristics of an answerer on a social networking site can be used as cues to assess the credibility of an answer. This study examined the effects of different numbers of followers and friends of an answerer on readers' perceived credibility of an answer posted by the answerer in the context of Facebook. Method: We…
Descriptors: Social Media, Credibility, Interpersonal Relationship, Individual Characteristics
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Hong, Jasmine Yoo Jung; Kim, Narae; Lee, Sangwon; Kim, Jang Hyun – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2018
Introduction: The present study examines how community disaster resilience and social solidarity concerning the Sewol ferry disaster, one of South Korea's most tragic maritime disasters that occurred on April 16, 2014, were portrayed on and manifested by social media during a 1-year span at three time periods. Method: Data was collected from…
Descriptors: Social Media, Semantics, Network Analysis, Language Usage
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Kwon, Nahyun – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2017
Introduction: This study was conducted to investigate the characteristics of research and information activities of laboratory scientists in different work positions throughout a research lifecycle. Activity theory was applied as the conceptual and analytical framework. Method: Taking a qualitative research approach, in-depth interviews and field…
Descriptors: Scientists, Scientific Research, Behavior, Qualitative Research
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Grandbois, Jennifer; Beheshti, Jamshid – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2014
Introduction: This study aims to gain a greater understanding of the development of open access practices amongst library and information science authors, since their role is integral to the success of the broader open access movement. Method: Data were collected from scholarly articles about open access by library and information science authors…
Descriptors: Journal Articles, Library Science, Information Science, Access to Information
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Oh, Sanghee; Kim, Soojung – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2014
Purpose: This exploratory study aims to understand college students' use and perception of social media for health information by comparing college students in the USA and Korea. Method. This study surveyed 342 college students from two state-level universities in the USA and Korea (one from each country) using a convenience sample. Analysis:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Access to Health Care, Student Attitudes