Browse Student Publications and Research - Library and Information Science by Subject "Online communities"
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(2009-06-01)As a way to gain greater insights into the operation of online communities, this dissertation applies automated text mining techniques to text-based communication to identify, describe and evaluate underlying social ...
(2007-06)Not all online fan spaces are segregated by sex. Numerous online sites exist that combine discussion, news, and creative works, and the balance of male and female users may vary by site and topic. If the site focuses on ...
(2006-05)Folklore is concerned with the presence or absence of lore and how it demonstrates the boundaries and existence of community. Lore is expressed through behaviors, discussion, objects or combinations thereof. The Internet, ...
(2009)Female coterie writing groups have had certain characteristics in common across centuries that can be seen today in fan fiction writing groups online. This dissertation focuses on one group of such writers who are active ...