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The book "Web Survey Methodology" is now open access at Sage
09. March 2021 | Publications
In 2015, the book "Web Survey Methodology" was published by Sage. The authors are Mario Callegaro, PhD, from Google and Katja Lozar Manfreda, PhD, and Vasja Vehovar, PhD, from UL, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Informatics. It is the leading monograph in the field of web survey methodology and is now available for free in PDF and EPUB3 formats.
Barbara Brečko, PhD published two articles in special issue of Teorija in praksa
22. February 2021 | Publications
Barbara Brečko, PhD, member of the Centre for Social Informatics, published two articles in the special issue of Teorija in praksa. The first article was published together with Tanja Oblak Črnič, PhD and the second article was wrote together with MSc. Maša Kolenbrand and Tanja Oblak Črnič, PhD.
New scientific article published in The Information Society
20. January 2021 | Publications
The researchers from the Center for Social Informatics published the article "Measuring internet skills in a general population: A large-scale validation of the short Internet Skills Scale in Slovenia". It presents the validation of the survey scale "Internet Skills Scale" using data from Slovenia. They confirmed that the scale has adequate internal, discriminant and criterion validity.
Vasja Vehovar is a co-author of the scientific article published in Clinical Microbiology and Infection journal
15. December 2020 | Publications
Vasja Vehovar, PhD, a member of the Centre for Social Informatics, participated in "the first nationwide population study using a probability-based sample to assess active severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection, combined with a longitudinal follow-up of the entire cohort over the next 6 months." Based on the research, the article "Low prevalence of active COVID -19 in Slovenia: a nationwide population study of a probability-based sample" was published in the journal Clinical Microbiology and Infection.
Simona Hvalič Touzery, PhD, published an article in scientific journal Human Systems Management
16. November 2020 | Publications
Simona Hvalič Touzery, PhD, member of the Centre for Social Informatics FSS UL, published an article in co-authorship with Brigita Skela-Savič, PhD, Sanela Pivač, PhD from Angela Boškin Faculty of Health Care and Katarina Babnik, PhD from Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana. The article was published in the journal Human Systems Management titled Measuring individual and work-related correlates of employees well-being with a short form of the psychological general well-being index : a pilot validation study in Slovenia.
New article about socially unacceptable discourse on Facebook news portals
07. July 2020 | Publications
Vasja Vehovar, PhD, member of the Centre for Social Informatics, published an article together with Blaž Povž, Darja Fišer, PhD, Nikola Ljubešić, PhD, Ajda Šulc, Dejan Jontes, PhD. The article was published in Teorija in praksa and deals with the socially unacceptable discourse on Facebook news portals.
A new article published in New Media & Society
03. July 2020 | Publications
Dr. Darja Grošelj and dr. Andraž Petrovčič, members of the Centre for Social Informatics, FDV UL, published an article entitled Going online on behalf of someone else: Characteristics of Internet users who act as proxy users in co-authorship with dr. Bianca C. Reisdorf from University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA.
Sakari Taipale, PhD, published an article in Information & Management journal
22. June 2020 | Publications
Sakari Taipale, PhD, from University of Jyväskylä and memeber of centre for Social Informatics, published an article in Information & Management journal. The authors of the article “Robot acceptance model for care (RAM-care): A principled approach to the intention to use care robots«propose »a model that adds a principled approach to the intention to use care robots.
Sakari Taipale, PhD, published in International Journal of Social Robotics
22. June 2020 | Publications
Sakari Taipale, PhD, member of Centre for Social Informatics, published an article »Care Workers’ Readiness for Robotization: Identifying Psychological and Socio-Demographic Determinants« in International Journal of Social Robotics. Authors of the article identified “psychological and socio-demographic determinants associated with readiness for robotization among professional Finnish care-workers.
Proceedings of the Smart Living Forum 2019 published
04. June 2020 | Publications
In November 2019, the Smart Living Forum 2019 took place in Villach, Austria. In May 2020, the proceedings of the event have been published, including the results of two intervention studies by members of Center for Social Informatics.