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First Monday is one of the first openly accessible, peer–reviewed journals on the Internet, solely devoted to the Internet. Since its start in May 1996, First Monday has published 1,467 papers in 229 issues, written by 2,027 different authors. First Monday is indexed in Communication Abstracts, Computer & Communications Security Abstracts, DoIS, eGranary Digital Library, INSPEC, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, LISA, PAIS, Scopus, and other services.

This month: June 2015
Coping with the big data dump: Towards a framework for enhanced information representation
Easy and efficient access to large amounts of data has become an essential aspect of our everyday life. This paper investigates options for supporting information representation through the combined use of multiple modalities of perceptions such as sight, touch and kinesthetics. The results are a contribution to a larger discussion of multimodal information representation at the intersection of theory and practice.
Also this month
Social construction of knowledge in Wikipedia
This paper investigates how knowledge is constructed collaboratively in a crowd-sourced environment by analyzing online discussions relative to Wikipedia entries on the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Disaster. Articles in both the English and Japanese versions of Wikipedia were examined. The findings indicate similarities and differences between the two language versions.




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