[Air-L] Dissertation

Åsa Rosenberg asa.rosenberg at sociology.gu.se
Fri Aug 10 08:08:15 PDT 2007

... and the intended audience of journals is diffrent than social
If someone types in their profile they are looking for "Females 25-30
years old" they´re most likely not looking for researcher females 25-30
years old to study their profiles. :)


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> Hi Alex! Okay, I'll challenge this, LOL! Articles that are found in
> subscription databases are constantly cited, and all you have to do is

> provide info about your level of access.
> What makes MySpace or Livejournal different from database collections?

Presumably journal articles have already gone through the local 
ethics/institutional review process as they're written.

We also have an expectation that journal articles are written with the 
intent of publication - they're not accidental.


> Alex Halavais wrote:
>> I think that any blog that requires any sort of log in is off limits,

>> even if anyone can randomly log in to gain access. I'd be willing to 
>> be challenged on that, but I think of it as a rule of thumb. So, for 
>> example, some MySpace and Livejournal pages are only available to 
>> subscribers (same deal for most social network profiles), and I think

>> these have to be handled differently.

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