Credibility and Cognitive Authority of Information

  title={Credibility and Cognitive Authority of Information},
  author={Soo Young Rieh},
This entry defines the concepts of information credibility and cognitive authority, introduces the key terms and dimensions of each, and discusses major theoretical frameworks tested and proposed in library and information science (LIS) and related fields. It also lays out the fundamental notions of credibility and cognitive authority in historical contexts to trace the evolution of the understanding and enhancement of the two concepts. This entry contends that the assessment of information… CONTINUE READING