Internet Research: Volume 10 Issue 2


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Factors influencing the types of products and services purchased over the Internet

Ian Phau, Sui Meng Poon

Presents the findings of an empirical investigation of Internet shopping in Singapore. Specifically, Internet buying behaviour is compared between potential Internet buyers and…


The role of human Web assistants in e‐commerce: an analysis and a usability study

Johan Åberg, Nahid Shahmehri

Electronic commerce has recently shown enormous potential to take over a significant share of the sales market. There is a need to provide services that can reach individual…


Using the Internet for B2B activities: a review and future directions for research

Urs E. Gattiker, Stefano Perlusz, Kristoffer Bohmann

Illustrates some of the challenges that electronic commerce practitioners and researchers face. A theoretical framework for Web users’ behaviour is developed. Research themes or…


Australian academic use of the Internet: implications for university administrators

Ann Applebee, Peter Clayton, Celina Pascoe, Harry Bruce

Reports on the first‐ever nationwide quantitative survey of academic staff use of the Internet. After briefly noting reasons for adopting a mailed‐out survey, the article…

Commercial Web sites: lost in cyberspace?

Mike Thelwall

How easy are business Web sites for potential customers to find? This paper reports on a survey of 60,087 Web sites from 42 of the major general and commercial domains around the…

Parallel computing using Web servers and “servlets”

Alfred Lo, Chris Bloor, Y.K. Choi

Presents inexpensive ways to implement a virtual parallel computer with multiple Web servers. “Servlets” are used instead of CGI programs. Compares the multiple Web server model…

An empirical study of Internet usage and difficulties among medical practice management in the UK

Debra Howcroft, Nathalie Mitev

Considers the use of information technology in the UK National Health Service (NHS) as the government pledges to connect every doctor or general practitioner (GP) to the NHS’s…

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