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
Coronavirus: What are my tenancy rights? An expert guide
An expert guide to understanding your tenancy rights ...
What is Otherwise Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder (OSFED)?
Our intern, Molly, talks about her experience of OFSED ...
Coronavirus: Health advice you can trust
Our guide to all the latest health advice on ...
The Mix are always here to support you
The Mix are open and always here to support you with ...
Ambassador voices: Recovering from an eating disorder
Our young ambassador, Rachel, talks about her ...