Recommended reading resources exploring how young people seek help in the digital space
As part of the ‘Supporting young people through mobile technology’ research with looked into the following resources:
Blogs and Websites:
Recommended blogs and websites on how young people seek help and use mobile technology.
- Business Insider blog
- Davies T. blog
- EU Kids online
- JWT Intellingence website
- Whitespace website
- Digby Localpoint
Database and Longitudinal Studies:
Recommended databases and longitudinal studies on how young people seek help and use mobile technology.
- Office for National Statistics, Internet Access – Households and Individuals
- Ofcom, Annual Communications Market Report
- EU stats, database on internet usage
- Cisco Connected World Technology Report
- IPSOS Media CT Tech Tracker
- Oxford Internet Survey (2011), Next Generation Users: The Internet in Britain
- Oxford Internet Survey (2009), The Internet in Britain
Papers and Books:
Recommended papers and books on how young people seek help and use mobile technology.
- Bond E. (2010), “Managing mobile relationships: Children’s perceptions of the impact of the mobile phone on relationships in their everyday lives”, Childhood, 17(4), 514–529, University of Suffolk
- Bond E. (2010), “The mobile phone = bike shed? Children, sex and mobile phones”, New Media Society, 20 (10), 1–18, University of Suffolk
- Eynon R. and Malmberg L. (2012), “Understanding the online information-seeking behaviours of young people: the role of networks of support”, Journal of Computer Assisted Learning
- Gould M. S., Munfakh J. L., Lubell K., Kleinman M., Parker S. (2002), “Seeking Help From the Internet During Adolescence”, Child Psychiatry, 41 (10)
- Hargittai E. and Hinnant A. (2006), “New directions in human information behaviour” in Spink A. and Cole C. Toward a Social Framework for Information Seeking, Springer: Netherlands, 55–70
- Palfrey J. G. and Gasser U. (2008), Born digital: understanding the first generation of digital natives, Basic Books: New York
- Prensky M. (2001), “Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants”, On the Horizon, MCB University Press, 9 (5)
- Suman Y. (2006), “Help seeking behaviour and the internet a national study”, International Journal of Medical informatics, 75, 29–41
- Davie T., Wilcox D. and Farrow A. (2012), “The Digital Edge: Using digital technology to support young people”, prepared for Nominet Trust
- Di Antonio E. (2011), “How young people look for information online: A survey of views in six European countries”, YouthNet: UK
- Garvey B., Madden M., Violi C., Vitali C., Spigelman A. and Tracey G. (2008), “Help-seeking behaviour in young adults”, a nfpSynergy report, funded prepared for by the Vodafone Foundation
- IPSOS Mori (2011), “Global Perspectives: The Smartphone User & The Mobile Marketer”, report prepared for Google
- IPSOS Media CT Germany, (2011) “Mobile Internet & Smartphone Adoption: New Insights into Consumer Usage of Mobile Devices, the Shift to Smartphones & the Emergence of Tablets”, report prepared for Google
- IPSOS Mori (2011), “The Mobile Movement: Understanding Smartphone Users”, report prepared for Google
- Livingstone S. and Haddon L. (2009), “EU Kids Online: Final Report”, LSE:, London (: EU Kids Online)
Published on 03-Jul-2012
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