The Association of Internet Researchers is an academic association dedicated to the advancement of the cross-disciplinary field of Internet studies. It is a member-based support network promoting critical and scholarly Internet research independent from traditional disciplines and existing across academic borders. The association is international in scope.
What are the most important things that AoIR does?
- We host a free, open-access mailing list with over 2,000 subscribers. So sign up, please fill out the following form.
- We organise an annual Internet Research conference, one of the premier academic conferences in this field. The most recent one was held in Manchester, UK (October 2012) and the next will be held in Denver, US (October 2013). Current conference information.
- In collaboration with Information, Communication and Society we publish selected, refereed papers from the annual conference in a special issue of that journal each year. This arrangement follows four years’ publishing with Peter Lang of the Internet Research Annual.
- We produce information of use for scholars in this field, such as the AoIR Guide on Ethical Online Research.
Membership in AoIR provides support for the Association and gives you a voice in its affairs and its future. Members also enjoy discounted registration fees to AoIR’s annual conference. We strongly encourage all AIR-L list subscribers to support AoIR by becoming a member. Join AoIR, the leading association for Internet research.
Questions? Contact us at help-REMOVETHIS@aoir.org, or via mail at:
Association of Internet Researchers
910 W. Van Buren St., #142
Chicago, IL 60607 USA