Publication Date

2000

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

Degree Name

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Department

Department of Communication

LCSH

Online information services||Bereavement--Computer network resources||Funeral supplies industry--Computer network resources||Computer networks--Social aspects||Internet--Social aspects

Abstract

This paper accompanies the creative thesis website EternityFields.com Online Cemetery and Memorial. Included in the paper is the theoretical foundation for creation of this website as well as a detailed analysis of the steps involved in its development. The primary purpose of this website is to give friends and family members of the deceased a way to mourn and pay their respects regardless of their current location. An obvious benefit of creating a website as a means of remembrance, as opposed to a video, is that it has the ability to be expanded upon and modernized thereby preventing it from being outdated or outmoded.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references (pages [32]-33)

Extent

35 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

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In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

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Text

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