Alabama Library Association

April 9, 2009


Wendy Stephens

Buckhorn High School

New Market, Ala.

(256) 379-2123

Teen Online Behavior
Hultgern, F. & Limberg, L. (2003). A study of research on children’s information behavior in a school context. The New Review of Information Behavior.
Chelton, M.K. (2004) Youth information-seeking behavior. Landham, Md: Scarecrow.
Chelton, M.K. (2007) Youth information-seeking behavior II. Landham, Md: Scarecrow.
Harris, F.J. (2005). I found it on the internet: coming of age online. Chicago: ALA.
boyd, d. (2008). Taken out of context: American teen sociality in networked places. [doctoral dissertation]
Hargittai, E. (2007) Whose space? Differences among users and non-users of social network sites. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication. 13(1).
Goodstein, A. (2007). Totally wired: what teens and tweens are really doing online. New York: St. Martin’s.
Raine, L. (2009). Teens and the internet. Kids @ Play Summit.

Mentioned Applications

Content Consumption
Video: YouTube, hulu, veoh
Audio: pandora, mixturtle, songza
Books: poptropics (Diary of a Wimpy Kid), onemanga, stoptazmo, Cathy’s Book, Skeleton Creek,, barrylyga,com, (Sarah Dessen),,,, Classof2K8 & Classof2K9

Internet portals: iGoogle, poodwaddle, forisearch

Yahoo! Mail
Social networking: xanga, bebo, facebook, myspace, plurk
Online journals: livejournal, gaia, newgrounds
Special interest: shelfari
Virtual worlds: teensecondlife, World of Warcraft, Puzzle Pirates

Content Creation,
Goodyear, D. (2008, December 22). I [heart] novels. The New Yorker.
Barrionuevo, A. (2009, March 13). In Argentina, a camera and a blog make a movie star. The New York Times

Twelve Tech Tools Teens Love

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