Barry Wellman

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Barry Wellman, FRSC (born 1942) directs NetLab as the S.D. Clark Professor of Sociology at the University of Toronto. His areas of research are community sociology, the Internet, human-computer interaction and social structure, as manifested in social networks in communities and organizations. His overarching interest is in the paradigm shift from group-centered relations to networked individualism. He has written or co-authored more than 300 articles, chapters, reports and books.

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1991
Publication period end
2005
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31

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Wellman, Barry (2005): Community: from neighborhood to network. In Communications of the ACM, 48 (10) pp. 53-55. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1089107.1089137

White, Howard D., Wellman, Barry, Nazer, Nancy (2004): Does citation reflect social structure?: Longitudinal evidence from the Globenet interdisc. In JASIST - Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 55 (2) pp. 111-126. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/asi.10369

Wellman, Barry, Hiltz, Starr Roxanne (2004): Sociological Rob: How Rob Kling Brought Computing and Sociology Together. In The Information Society, 20 (2) pp. .

Ackerman, Mark S., Huysman, Marlene, Carroll, John M., Wellman, Barry, DeMichelis, Giorgio, Wulf, Volker (2004): Communities and technologies: an approach to foster social capital?. In: Proceedings of ACM CSCW04 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work , 2004, . pp. 406-408. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1031607.1031675

Wellman, Barry, Quan-Haase, Anabel, Boase, Jeffrey, Chen, Wenhong, Hampton, Keith N., Diaz, Isabel Isla de, Miyata, Kakuko (2003): The Social Affordances of the Internet for Networked Individualism. In J. Computer-Mediated Communication, 8 (3) pp. . http://jcmc.indiana.edu/vol8/issue3/wellman.html

Mann, Steve, Nolan, Jason, Wellman, Barry (2003): Sousveillance: Inventing and Using Wearable Computing Devices for Data Collection in Surve. In Surveillance & Society, 1 (3) pp. .

Wellman, Barry (2002): Designing the Internet for a networked society. In Communications of the ACM, 45 (5) pp. 91-96. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/506218.506221

Wellman, Barry (2002): Little Boxes, Glocalization, and Networked Individualism. In: Tanabe, Makoto, Besselaar, Peter Van den, Ishida, Toru (eds.) Digital Cities II - Second Kyoto Workshop on Digital Cities October 18-20, 2002, Kyoto, Japan. pp. 10-25. http://link.springer.de/link/service/series/0558/bibs/2362/23620010.htm

Hampton, Keith N., Wellman, Barry (2000): Examining Community in the Digital Neighborhood: Early Results from Canada\'s Wired Suburb. In: Ishida, Toru, Isbister, Katherine (eds.) Digital Cities - Technologies Experiences and Future Perspectives September, 2000, Kyoto, Japan. pp. 194-208. http://link.springer.de/link/service/series/0558/bibs/1765/17650194.htm

Bruckman, Amy S., Donath, Judith S., Erickson, Thomas, Kellogg, Wendy A., Wellman, Barry (1999): Research Issues in the Design of Online Communities: Report on the CHI 99 Workshop. In ACM SIGCHI Bulletin, 31 (4) pp. 23-25. http://www.acm.org/sigchi/bulletin/1999.4a/bruckman.pdf

Haythornthwaite, Caroline, Wellman, Barry (1998): Work, Friendship, and Media Use for Information Exchange in a Networked Organization. In JASIST - Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 49 (12) pp. 1101-1114.

Kiesler, Sara, Kraut, Robert E., Donath, Judith S., Wellman, Barry, Rheingold, Howard (1998): An Internet Paradox: A Social Medium That May Undermine Sociability. In: Poltrock, Steven, Grudin, Jonathan (eds.) Proceedings of the 1998 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work November 14 - 18, 1998, Seattle, Washington, United States. pp. 403-404. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/cscw/289444/p403-kiesler/p403-kiesler.pdf

Garton, Laura, Haythornthwaite, Caroline, Wellman, Barry (1997): Studying Online Social Networks. In J. Computer-Mediated Communication, 3 (1) pp. . http://jcmc.indiana.edu/vol3/issue1/garton.html

Hiltz, Starr Roxanne, Wellman, Barry (1997): Asynchronous Learning Networks as a Virtual Classroom. In Communications of the ACM, 40 (9) pp. 44-49.

Wellman, Barry (1997): Using Social Network Analysis to Study Computer Networks. In: Payne, Stephen C., Prinz, Wolfgang (eds.) Proceedings of the International ACM SIGGROUP Conference on Supporting Group Work 1997 November 11-19, 1997, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. pp. 1.

Haythornthwaite, Caroline, Wellman, Barry, Mantei, Marilyn M. (1994): Media Use and Work Relationships in a Research Group. In: HICSS 1994 , 1994, . pp. 94-103.

Mantei, Marilyn, Baecker, Ronald M., Sellen, Abigail, Buxton, Bill, Milligan, Thomas, Wellman, Barry (1991): Experiences in the Use of a Media Space. In: Robertson, Scott P., Olson, Gary M., Olson, Judith S. (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 91 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference April 28 - June 5, 1991, New Orleans, Louisiana. pp. 203-208. http://www.acm.org/pubs/articles/proceedings/chi/108844/p203-mantei/p203-mantei.pdf