Publications


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Litt, E. & Hargittai, E. (Forthcoming). A Bumpy Ride on the Information Superhighway: Exploring Turbulence Online. Computers and Human Behavior.
http://webuse.org/p/a48

Litt, E. & Hargittai, E. (2014). Smile, Snap and Share? A Nuanced Approach to Privacy and Online Photosharing. Poetics.
http://webuse.org/p/a47

boyd, d. & Hargittai, E. (2013). Connected and Concerned: How Parental Concerns about Online Safety Issues Vary. Internet & Policy
http://webuse.org/p/a46

Hargittai, E. & Litt, E. (2013). New Strategies for Employment? Internet Skills and Online Privacy Practices During People's Job Search. IEEE Security & Privacy. 11(3):38-45.
http://webuse.org/p/a45

Hargittai, E. & Shaw, A. (2013). Digitally Savvy Citizenship: The Role of Internet Skills and Engagement in Young Adults’ Political Participation around the 2008 Presidential Elections. Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media.
http://webuse.org/p/a44

Hargittai, E. (2013). The Potential – and Potential Pitfalls – of Survey Research. In The Practice of Research. Edited by Dana Fisher and Shamus Khan. Oxford University Press.
http://webuse.org/p/c17

Hargittai, E. & Hsieh, Y.P. † (2013). Digital Inequality. In Oxford Handbook of Internet Studies. Edited by William H. Dutton. Oxford University Press. 129-150.
http://webuse.org/p/c16

Hoecker, R.† & Hargittai, E. (2012). Snap Judgments: How Students Search the Web for their Rights to Photograph in Public. Communication Review. 15(4):253-273.
http://webuse.org/p/a43

Hargittai, E. & Litt, E. † (2012). Becoming a Tweep: How Prior Online Experiences Influence Twitter Use. Information, Communication and Society. 15(5):680-702.
http://webuse.org/p/a42

Hargittai, E. & Young, H. † (2012). Searching for a ‘Plan B’: Young Adults’ Strategies for Finding Information about Emergency Contraception Online. Policy & Internet. 4(2) Article 4. June.
http://webuse.org/p/a41

Hargittai, E., Neuman, W.R. & Curry, O. †† (2012). Taming the Information Tide: Perceptions of Information Overload in the American Home. The Information Society. 28(3):161-173.
http://webuse.org/p/a40

Dobransky, K. & Hargittai, E. (2012). Inquiring Minds Acquiring Wellness: Uses of Online and Offline Sources for Health Information. Health Communication. 27(4):331-343.
http://webuse.org/p/a39

Hargittai, E. & Hsieh, Y.P. (2012). Succinct Survey Measures of Web-Use Skills. Social Science Computer Review. 30(1):95-107.
http://webuse.org/p/a34

Hargittai, E. (2011). Open Doors, Closed Spaces? Differentiated Adoption of Social Network Sites by User Background. In Race After the Internet. Edited by Peter Chow-White and Lisa Nakamura. Routledge. 223-245.
http://webuse.org/p/c15

Percheski, C. & Hargittai, E. (2011). Health Information Seeking in the Digital Age. Journal of American College Health. 59(5):379-386.
http://webuse.org/p/a38

boyd, d., Hargittai, E., Schultz, J. & Palfrey, J. (2011). Why Parents Help Their Children Lie to Facebook about Age: Unintended Consequences of the "Children's Online Privacy Protection Act". First Monday. 16(11).
http://webuse.org/p/a37

Hargittai, E. & Litt, E. (2011). The Tweet Smell of Celebrity Success: Explaining Twitter Adoption among a Diverse Group of Young Adults. New Media & Society.13(5):824-842.
http://webuse.org/p/a36

Menchen-Trevino, E & Hargittai, E. (2011). Young Adults' Credibility Assessment of Wikipedia. Information, Communication & Society. 14(1):24-51.
http://webuse.org/p/a35

Freese, J & Hargittai, E. (2010). Cache Me if You Can. Contexts. 9(4):66-68
http://webuse.org/p/a33

boyd, d. & Hargittai, E. (2010). Facebook privacy settings: Who cares?. First Monday. 15(8).
http://webuse.org/p/a32

Hargittai, E. & Hsieh, Y.P. (2010). From Dabblers to Omnivores: A Typology of Social Network Site Usage. In A Networked Self. Edited by Z. Papacharissi. London: Routledge.
http://webuse.org/p/c14

Hargittai, E. & Hsieh, Y.P. (2010). Predictors and Consequences of Social Network Site Usage. Information, Communication & Society. 13(4):515-536.
http://webuse.org/p/a31

Hargittai, E., Fullerton, F., Menchen-Trevino E. & Thomas, K. (2010). Trust Online: Young Adults' Evaluation of Web Content. International Journal of Communication. 4:468-494.
http://webuse.org/p/a30

Hargittai, E. (2010). Digital Na(t)ives? Variation in Internet Skills and Uses among Members of the “Net Generation”. Sociological Inquiry. 80(1):92-113.
http://webuse.org/p/a29

Hargittai, E. (2009). Research Confidential: Solutions to Problems Most Social Scientists Pretend They Never Have. Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press.
http://webuse.org/p/e03

Hargittai, E. (2009). Introduction: Doing Empirical Social Science Research. In Research Confidential. Edited by E. Hargittai. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press. 1-7.
http://webuse.org/p/c13

Hargittai, E. & Karr, C. (2009). WAT R U DOIN Studying the Thumb Generation Using Text Messaging. In Research Confidential. Edited by E. Hargittai. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press. 192-216.
http://webuse.org/p/c12

Tepper, Steven & Hargittai, E. (2009). Pathways to Music Exploration in a Digital Age. Poetics. 37(3):227-249.
http://webuse.org/p/a28

Pasek, J, more, e., & Hargittai, E. (2009). Facebook and Academic Performance: Reconciling a Media Sensation with Data. First Monday. 14(5)
http://webuse.org/p/a27

Zillien, N. & Hargittai, E. (2009). Digital Distinction: Status-Specific Internet Uses. Social Science Quarterly. 90(2): 274-291.
http://webuse.org/p/a26

Hargittai, E. (2009). An Update on Survey Measures of Web-Oriented Digital Literacy. Social Science Computer Review. 27(1):130-137.
http://webuse.org/p/a25

Hargittai, E. (2008). The Role of Expertise in Navigating Links of Influence. In The Hyperlinked Society. Edited by Joseph Turow and Lokman Tsui. Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press. 85-103.
http://webuse.org/p/c09

Hargittai, E. & Hinnant, A. (2008). Digital Inequality: Differences in Young Adults' Use of the Internet. Communication Research. 35(5):602-621.
http://webuse.org/p/a24

Hargittai, E. & G. Walejko. (2008). The Participation Divide: Content Creation and Sharing in the Digital Age. Information, Communication and Society.11(2): 239-256.
http://webuse.org/p/a23

Hargittai, E. (2008). The Digital Reproduction of Inequality. In Social Stratification. Edited by David Grusky. Boulder, CO: Westview Press. 936-944.
http://webuse.org/p/c11

Hargittai, E., Gallo, J., & Kane, M. (2008). Cross-Ideological Discussions among Conservative and Liberal Bloggers. Public Choice. 134:67-86.
http://webuse.org/p/a22

Tepper, S.J., Hargittai, E. & Touve, D. (2008). Music, Mavens and Technology. In Engaging Art: The Next Great Transformation in America's Cultural Life. Edited by Bill Ivey and Steven Tepper. Routledge. 199-220.
http://webuse.org/p/c10

Hargittai, E. (2007). Whose Space? Differences among Users and Non-Users of Social Network Sites. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication. 13: article 14.
http://webuse.org/p/a21

Hargittai, E. (2007). A Framework for Studying Differences in People's Digital Media Uses. In Cyberworld Unlimited. Edited by Nadia Kutscher and Hans-Uwe Otto. VS Verlag fr Sozialwissenschaften/GWV Fachverlage GmbH. 121-137.
http://webuse.org/p/c08

Hargittai, E. (2007). The Social, Political, Economic and Cultural Dimensions of Search Engines. Special Section of the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication. April.
http://webuse.org/p/a20

Hargittai, E. (2007). Content Diversity Online: Myth or Reality. In Media Diversity and Localism: Meaning and Metrics. Edited by Philip Napoli. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. 349-362.
http://webuse.org/p/c07

Freese, J., Rivas, S. & Hargittai, E. ( 2006). Cognitive Ability and Internet Use Among Older Adults. Poetics. (Journal of Empirical Research on Culture, the Media and the Arts) 34(4), 236-249.
http://webuse.org/p/a19

Dobransky, K. & Hargittai, E. (2006). The Disability Divide in Internet Access and Use. Information, Communication and Society. 9(3), 313-334.
http://webuse.org/p/a18

Hargittai, E., Shafer, S. (2006). Differences in Actual and Perceived Online Skills: The Role of Gender. Social Science Quarterly, 87(2), 432-448.
http://webuse.org/p/a17

Hargittai, E. (2006.) Hurdles to Information Seeking: Explaining Spelling and Typographical Mistakes in Users' Online Search Behavior. Journal of the Association of Information Systems. January.
http://webuse.org/p/a16

Hargittai, E. & Hinnant, A. (2005). Toward a Social Framework for Information Seeking. In New Directions in Human Information Behavior. Edited by Amanda Spink and Charles Cole. New York: Springer. 55-70.
http://webuse.org/p/c06

Hargittai, E. (2005). Survey Measures of Web-Oriented Digital Literacy. Social Science Computer Review, 23(3): 371-379.
http://webuse.org/p/a15

Hargittai, E. (2004). Classifying and Coding Online Actions. Social Science Computer Review, 22(2), 210-227.
http://webuse.org/p/a13

Hargittai, E. (2004). Do you 'google'? Understanding Search Engine Use Beyond the Hype. First Monday. 9(3)
http://webuse.org/p/a14

Hargittai, E. (2004). Internet Access and Use in Context. New Media and Society, 6(1), 137-143.
http://webuse.org/p/a12

DiMaggio, P., Hargittai, E., Celeste, C. & Shafer, S. (2004). Digital Inequality: From Unequal Access to Differentiated Use. In Social Inequality. Edited by Kathryn Neckerman. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. 355-400.
http://webuse.org/p/c05

Hargittai, E. (2004). The Changing Online Landscape: From Free-for-All to Commercial Gatekeeping. Community Practice in the Network Society: Local Actions/Global Interaction. Edited by P. Day and D. Schuler. Routledge. 66-76.
http://webuse.org/p/c03

Robinson, J., DiMaggio, P.J. & Hargittai, E. (2003). New Social Survey Perspectives on the Digital Divide. IT & Society. 1(5), 1-22. Summer.
http://webuse.org/p/a11

Hargittai, E. (2003). The Digital Divide and What to Do About It. New Economy Handbook, Edited by D.C. Jones, San Diego, CA: Academic Press. 822-841.
http://webuse.org/p/c04

Hargittai, E. (2003). Serving Citizens' Needs: Minimizing Hurdles to Accessing Government Information Online. IT & Society. 1(3), 27-41.
http://webuse.org/p/a10

Hargittai, E. (2003). Informed Web Surfing: The Social Context of User Sophistication. In Society Online I. Edited by P. Howard and S. Jones. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. 257-274.
http://webuse.org/p/c02

Hargittai, E. (2002). Beyond Logs and Surveys: In-Depth Measures of People's Online Skills. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 53(14), 1239-1244.
http://webuse.org/p/a09

Hargittai, E. (2002). Second-Level Digital Divide: Differences in People's Online Skills. First Monday. 7(4)
http://webuse.org/p/a08

Hargittai, E. (2002). Untangling the Tangled Net: Symmetry and the Internet. In Symmetry 2000. Edited by I. Hargittai, and T. Laurent. London: Portland Press Ltd.
http://webuse.org/p/c01

DiMaggio, P.J., Hargittai, E., Neuman, W.R. & Robinson, J. 2001. Social Implications of the Internet. Annual Review of Sociology. 27, 307-336.
http://webuse.org/p/a07

Hargittai, E. & Centeno, M.A., eds. (2001). Mapping Globalization. Special issue of American Behavioral Scientist, 44:10.
http://webuse.org/p/e01

Hargittai, E., & Centeno, M.A. (2001). Defining a Global Geography. American Behavioral Scientist, 10(44), 1545-1560.
http://webuse.org/p/a06

Hargittai, E. (2000). Open Portals or Closed Gates? Channeling Content on the World Wide Web. Poetics (Journal of Empirical Research on Culture, the Media and the Arts). 27(4), 233-254.
http://webuse.org/p/a04

Hargittai, E. (2000). Standing Before the Portals: Non-Profit Content in the Age of Commercial Gatekeepers. Info (The Journal of Policy, Regulation and Strategy for Telecommunication, Information and Media). 2(6), 543-550.
http://webuse.org/p/a05

Hargittai, E. (2000). Radio's Lessons for the Internet. Communications of the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery). 43(1), 50-56.
http://webuse.org/p/a03

Hargittai, E. (1999). Weaving the Western Web: Explaining Differences in Internet Connectivity Among OECD Countries. Telecommunications Policy, 23(10/11), 701-718.
http://webuse.org/p/a02

Louch, H., Hargittai, E. & Centeno, M.A. (1999). Phone Calls and Fax Machines: The Limits to Globalization. The Washington Quarterly, 22(2), 83-100.
http://webuse.org/p/a01