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Links to my published articles online
List of Publications with Full Citations

Adolescent Diary Weblogs and the Unseen Audience

Conversations in the Blogosphere: An Analysis "from the Bottom Up". Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-38) Best Paper Nominee.

Weblogs as a bridging genre

Bridging the Gap: A Genre Analysis of Weblogs. Winner of the 2004 EduBlog Awards as best paper.

Common Visual Design Elements of Weblogs

Women and Children Last: The Discursive Construction of Weblogs

Time until my next publication submission deadline
27 March 2006 23:59:59 UTC-0500

Links to my conference papers online
The Performativity of Naming: Adolescent Weblog Names as Metaphor

Buxom Girls and Boys in Baseball Hats: Adolescent Avatars in Graphical Chat Spaces

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Adolescents and Teens Online Bibiliography
Last updated July 8, 2005.

Weblog and Blog Bibliography
Last Updated November 22, 2005.

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My Book2
New books are added but reading status is rarely accurate.

July 08, 2004

Graphics for blog entries

Colorized drawing of a women in Victorian dress holding a rose, probably taken from an early greating or post cardWhen I decided to begin this blog I conceptualized the overall visual design to include black and white drawings with each post, unless there were original color photos used. To accomplish that goal I bought several Dover Publications to use with my writings. I most often pull pictures from Books, Reading and Writing Illustrations CD-ROM and Book. Obviously I use the female illustrations more frequently.

Now having maintained this blog for more than six months I find my visual design includes more color illustrations from other sites on the web then I had expected. While I still plan on keeping the overall illustration theme to black and white, when I can find one that highlight the text, I am admitting that in some cases only color will do. So I have added a new Dover book to my files, one that shows full color illustrations like the one I've added to this entry. I have also purchased several new black and white books that should broaden my choices. Though I have no doubt that Books, Reading and Writing Illustrations will still be my mainstay.

Posted by prolurkr at July 8, 2004 08:55 PM

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