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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