Evaluating Internet resources: Identity, affiliation, and cognitive authority in a networked world

@article{Fritch2001EvaluatingIR,
  title={Evaluating Internet resources: Identity, affiliation, and cognitive authority in a networked world},
  author={John W. Fritch and Robert L. Cromwell},
  journal={J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol.},
  year={2001},
  volume={52},
  pages={499-507}
}
Many people fail to properly evaluate Internet information. This is often due to a lack of understanding of the issues surrounding evaluation and authority, and, more specifically, a lack of understanding of the structure and modi operandi of the Internet and the Domain Name System. The fact that evaluation is not being properly performed on Internet information means both that questionable information is being used recklessly, without adequately assessing its authority, and good information is… Expand
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