Studies that have used web-based samples:
References for these studies (please note that we cannot provide reprints of these studies; please contact your university's library for more information):
M. H. (1999). Testing critical properties of decision making on the Internet.
Psychological Science, 10, 399-407.
T., & Smith, J. L. (1999). Using the Internet for psychological research:
Personality testing on the World Wide Web.
British Journal of Psychology, 90, 125-144.
R. (1997). Using the Internet for survey research. Sociological Research
Online, 2 (2). Available: http://www.socresonline.org.uk/2/2/2.html.
J. H., & Beaty, J. C. (2000, April). An Empirical Investigation
of High-Technology Survey Methods: Paper-and-Pencil, Email, and Web-Based—Which
is better? Poster presented
at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational
Psychology, New Orleans, LA.
J. G., & Ursic, M. L. (1989).
The decision process equivalency of electronic versus pencil-and-paper
data collection methods. Social Science Computer Review, 7, 296-310.
J. H., Ballard, J., & Scher, J. (1997). Comparing the results of laboratory
and Word-Wide Web samples on determinants of female attractiveness. Behavior
Research Methods, Instruments, and Computers, 29, 264-269.
K. A., & Ellard, J. H. (1998). The making of a personality inventory:
Help from the WWW. Behavior
Research Methods, Instruments, and Computers, 30, 309-313.
Pettit, F. A. (1999). Exploring the use of the World Wide Web as a psychology data collection tool. Computers in Human Behavior, 15, 67-71.
D. R., & Dillman, D. A. (1998). Development of a standard email methodology:
Results of an experiment. Public
Opinion Quarterly, 62, 378-397.
D., & Davis, C. H. (1996). The Modern Language Association: Electronic
and paper surveys of computer-based tool use. Journal of the American
Society for Information Science, 47, 932-940.
M. A., & Leigh, B. (1997). Virtual
subjects: Using the Internet as an alternative source of subjects and
research environment. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers,
J. M. (1998a). An empirical assessment of data collection using the Internet. Personnel Psychology, 51, 709-725.
W. J., Muhlberger, N., Weitkunat, R., Schneeweiss, S. (1997). Internet
surveys by direct mailing: An innovative way of collecting data.
Social Science Computer Review, 15, 242-255.
A.C. B. (1998). Comparing
the response rate, response speed and response quality of two methods
of sending questionnaires: E-mail vs. mail.
Journal of the Market Research Society, 40, 353-361.
P.R. & Homer, L.E. (1998, April). Electronic versus Paper
Surveys: Does the Medium Affect the Response? Paper presented at the
annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.