Internet research in an international context

Marianne Baernholdt, Sean P. Clarke

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Computers and the Internet provide researchers with new options in surveying. When using electronic surveys, several practical and methodological issues need to be considered such as whether the majority of the surveyed population has Internet access and whether an e-mail or a Web-based survey is most appropriate. Other important considerations relate to Internet security issues and, in international research, the possibility of language barriers. Despite these challenges, electronic surveys offer a promising alternative to conventional mail surveys.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)48-50
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Nursing Research
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Nursing


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