Internet Research

Internet Research

ISSN: 1066-2243

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2015 Impact Factor: 3.017 * 
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Previously published as Electronic Networks
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Aims and Scope  

Internet Research is an international, refereed journal that aims to describe, assess and foster understanding of the role of wide-area, multi-purpose computer networks such as the Internet. The Internet continues to gather influence and momentum, and it becomes increasingly important to be aware of the potential applications of this powerful resource throughout professional, political, personal and academic life. We therefore strongly encourage research that develops theoretical insights and understanding on topics and issues addressing the potential social, ethical, economic and political implications which arise from mass public access to information resources. 

Coverage includes but is not limited to:

  • Societal and ethical issues (e.g., internet addiction, cyberbullying, online fraud, spreading of rumors, invasion of privacy, and infringement of intellectual property right, social inclusion/exclusion)
  • Economic implications (e.g., electronic commerce, mobile commerce, and social commerce)
  • Managerial and organizational issues (e.g., Internet use practices, management policies and governance mechanisms)
  • Political implications (e.g., civic engagement, collective action, Internet-related policy research)  

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"Internet Research continues to provide an outlet for the publication of the latest research relating to internet technologies and applications, and their impact upon society. It is recommended reading for academics and practitioners alike, regularly providing material of interest and value to both communities."

Professor Steven Furnell, Network Research Group, University of Plymouth, UK

Impact Factor News 

The 2015 Impact Factors have been released, giving Internet Research rating of 3.017 

Internet Research is indexed and abstracted in:

ABI/INFORM Complete; ABI/INFORM Global; Academic Research Library; Academic Search: Alumni Edition/ Complete/Premier;  BUBL Information Service; Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Management and Marketing; CompuMath Citation Index; Computer Literature Index; Current Awareness Abstracts; Computers and Applied Sciences Complete; Current Abstracts; Current Contents/Engineering Computing & Technology; dblp Computer Science Bibliography; Discovery; Emerald Management Reviews; ERIC®; ERIC Clearinghouse on Information Technology ; IEE INSPEC database; Information Science Abstracts and Fulltext Sources Online; The Informed Librarian; Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISA); Library, Information Science and Technhology Abstracts (LISTA); Library Literature; PAIS indexes; Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education; Professional ABI/INFORM Complete; Professional ProQuest Central; ProQuest Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Journals; ProQuest Central; ProQuest Computer Science Journals; ProQuest Curriculum Essentials; ProQuest Education Journals; ProQuest Library Science; ProQuest SciTech Journals; ProQuest Technology Journals; ReadCube Discover; Research Alert; Research Library; Science Citation Index Expanded ® ; SciSearch ®; Social Sciences Citation Index ®

This journal is ranked by:

ISI; SCOPUS; The Publication Forum (Finland)

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* 2015 Journal Citation Reports® (Thomson Reuters, 2016)

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