Internet Research Annual

Selected Papers from the Association of Internet Researchers Conference 2004, Volume 3

by Mia Consalvo (Volume editor) Kate O'Riordan (Volume editor)
©2005 Conference proceedings VI, 175 Pages
Series: Digital Formations, Volume 32


This peer-reviewed collection represents some of the finest research presented at the 2004 Association of Internet Researchers Conference held in Sussex in 2004. Responding to the theme of ubiquity, papers collected here represent a diverse range of inquiries into the development, as well as perceived development, of the Internet. Offering new and important work about blogs, online games, users, norms and access, to name just a few topics, this collection is a must-read for Internet scholars intent on keeping pace with a rapidly expanding field.


VI, 175
ISBN (Softcover)
blogs online games access
New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, Oxford, Wien, 2005. VI, 175 pp., num. tables

Biographical notes

Mia Consalvo (Volume editor) Kate O'Riordan (Volume editor)

The Editors: Mia Consalvo is Associate Professor in the School of Telecommunications at Ohio University. She is the executive editor of the AoIR Internet Research Annual series, and she has also edited the volume Women and Everyday Uses of the Internet: Agency and Identity (Lang, 2002) with Susanna Paasonen. She is currently writing a book on the role of cheating in the digital game industry. Kate O’Riordan is a researcher seconded to CESAGen for three years to work on the ‘Meaning of Genomics’ project. She was seconded from the Centre for Continuing Education at the University of Sussex where she is a Lecturer in Media Studies. Her research and publication background is in digital media and internet research, and she has published on research ethics in this field. Previous research has included work on representations of gendered bodies, technologies, sexualities and queer theory across a range of sites.


Title: Internet Research Annual