Extremist Social Movement Groups and Their Online Digital Libraries
Reid, Edna, Chen, Hsinchun, Information Outlook
Terrorist/extremist groups' use of the Web has expanded beyond routine communication and propaganda operations to include training, recruitment, logistical support, and development of virtual communities (Reid et al., 2002; Tsfati and Weimann, 2002). Their Web sites have increased in number, technical sophistication, and multimedia content. How then does one identify, organize, analyze, and provide access to extremist social movement groups' Web-based cultural artifacts (e.g., videos, Web sites, discussion forum messages, weblogs)?
The extensive use of communication networks is empowering social movement struggles internationally and opening new …
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Publication information: Article title: Extremist Social Movement Groups and Their Online Digital Libraries. Contributors: Reid, Edna - Author, Chen, Hsinchun - Author. Magazine title: Information Outlook. Volume: 10. Issue: 6 Publication date: June 2006. Page number: 57+. © 2009 Special Libraries Association. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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