Former DGOF board members Ulf-Dietrich Reips and Uwe Matzat announce the newest issue (Vol. 7, Issue 1) of the International Journal of Internet Science at It includes, apart from an editorial, four research articles and a supplement. The editorial contains a discussion of research with „Big Data“, developments with the journal, a summary of the new issue, and a citation analysis that arrives at a 2011 minimum journal impact estimate of 2.625 (ISI) and 3.625 (Google Scholar).
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The current issue:
Chris Snijders, Uwe Matzat, Ulf-Dietrich Reips:
‚Big Data‘: Big Gaps of Knowledge in the Field of Internet Science (Editorial)
Nic Newman, William H. Dutton, Grant Blank:
Social Media in the Changing Ecology of News: The Fourth and Fifth Estates in Britain
Linda Kaye, Jo Bryce:
Putting the „Fun Factor“ into Gaming: The Influence of Social Contexts on Experiences of Playing Videogames
Christopher R. Wolfe, Christopher R. Fisher, Valerie F. Reyna, Xiangen Hu:
Improving Internal Consistency in Conditional Probability Estimation with an Intelligent Tutoring System and Web-Based
Alison Attrill: Sharing Only Parts of Me:
Selective Categorical Self-Disclosure Across Internet Arenas
Webdatanet. A Network on Web-based Data Collection, Methodological Challenges, Solutions and Implementation (Supplement)
Please find the issue at
Kind regards,
Ulf-Dietrich Reips / Uwe Matzat
Editors, International Journal of Internet Science
The International Journal of Internet Science is an interdisciplinary, peer reviewed journal for the publication of research articles about empirical findings, methodology, and theory in the field of Internet Science. It provides an outlet for articles on the Internet as a medium of research and its implications for individuals, social groups, organizations, and society. Typical articles report empirical results gathered to test and advance theories in the social and behavioral sciences.
Submission of manuscripts
Manuscripts that are to be published in the International Journal of Internet Science (IJIS) need to be original research contributions. They have to be formatted according to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA Style Guide, 6th edition, 2nd print). Please visit and click on „Submit Article“ for the online submission of manuscripts.
Ulf-Dietrich Reips (University of Deusto and IKERBASKQUE, Basque Foundation for Science,Spain),
Uwe Matzat (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
Editorial Board
Michael Birnbaum (California State University at Fullerton, USA), Tom Buchanan (Westminster University, UK), Don Dillman (Washington State University, USA), Anja Göritz (University of Freiburg, Germany), Adam Joinson (University of Bristol, UK), John Krantz (Hanover College, USA), Han Woo Park (Yeungnam University, South Korea), Chris Snijders (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands), Barry Wellman (University of Toronto, Canada).

New Issue of International Journal of Internet Science
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