Internet Information for Social Science Research/INFORMATION INTERNET POUR LES RECHERCHES EN SIENCES SOCIALES

By Yang, Dan | Canadian Social Science, March 1, 2009 | Go to article overview

Internet Information for Social Science Research/INFORMATION INTERNET POUR LES RECHERCHES EN SIENCES SOCIALES


Yang, Dan, Canadian Social Science


Abstract: In the knowledge innovation for social science, Internet information has become an important information resource than paper resources. In the social scientific research, leaving the Internet resources only on paper resources, the quality and level of research will be greatly affected. Therefore, the information Internet will become an important research resource. In this paper, analyze Internet information characteristics and the role of knowledge in the social scientific knowledge innovation. This will enable researchers to more fully understand the Internet resources for the production of knowledge, and make full use of their predecessors, research results and experience to achieve the purpose of social science research innovation.

Keywords: Social science research; Internet information

Résumé: En ce qui concerne l'innovation des connaissances en sciences sociales, les informations sur Internet sont devenues une source importante plutôt que les informations en papier. Dans les recherches en sciences sociales, si on utilise seulement les informations en papier et laisse à côté les informations sur Internet, la qualité et le niveau de recherches seront vivement affectés. Les informations sur Internet deviendront ainsi une source importante pour les recherches. Dans cet article, on fait des analyses sur les caractéristiques des informations sur Internet et le rôle de connaissance dans l'innovation de connaissances en sciences sociales. Cela encouragera les chercheurs de comprendre mieux le rôle des sources Internet pour la production de connaissance et faire plein usage de leurs prédécesseurs, des résultats de recherches et des expériences afin de réaliser le but de l'innovation de la recherches en sciences sociales.

Mots-Clés: Recherche en sciences sociales; Informations sur Internet

With the development of computer technology, the Internet is widely used and developed. Making online social science academic information resources increased significantly. In the knowledge innovation for social science, Internet information has become an important information resource than paper resources. In the social scientific research, leaving the Internet resources only on paper resources, the quality and level of research will be greatly affected. Therefore, the information Internet will become an important research resource.

1. THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE INTERNET AND TRADITIONAL RESOURCES OF INFORMATION RESOURCES

The Internet and traditional resource have the same content. The main difference between them is in the following ways.

1st. Different information state

Information is a dynamic information Internet, and its contents always changing, and the number of web site and page changes all the time. Therefore, the information content is constantly updated. Information has a strong timeliness. Although unique site of Internet literature seemingly stable, but in fact is also changing. Internet changes the access ways of the literature. Page update cycle as short, the content in a dynamic changes. The traditional literature information is fixed material carriers; contents of the same version of the publication will not change.

2nd. Different degree of openness

Internet information is provided hyperlinks. Information on the Internet are linked with other pages and sites. Internet users are also open; any user can be linked with others, and interactive. Anyone can use the Internet to launch its own research results at any time. They can also create personal websites, the results of their research would be stored in the web server, ready to use for other users.

3rd. Arrangement methods are different

Internet information is hyper linked way, which decided that the information nonlinear characteristics. The traditional literature is fixed material carriers, which decided the storage and reading linear manner of traditional information.

4th. …

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