¿Evaluar la calidad de los recursos Web o simplemente filtrarlos?

Salvador Oliván, Jose Antonio and Angós Ullate, José María ¿Evaluar la calidad de los recursos Web o simplemente filtrarlos? Documentación de las Ciencias de la Información, 2001, n. 24, pp. 105-126. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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This article examines the concepts of evaluation, quality and Web resources, and analyzes the problems in carry out an objective and rigorous evaluation due to the scientifical difficulty to define and to measure the quality of the information and to the nonexistence of validated evaluation tools. The design of a retrieval information system that solely provides trustworthy resources and facilitates to the user the searching, the filtering and the evaluation of the information is proposed.

Spanish abstract

Este artículo examina los conceptos de evaluación, calidad y recursos web, y analiza los inconvenientes para llevar a cabo una evaluación objetiva y rigurosa debido a la dificultad para definir y medir la calidad de la información y a la inexistencia de instrumentos de evaluación validados científicamente. Se propone el diseño de un sistema de recuperación de información que proporcione únicamente recursos fiables y facilite al usuario la búsqueda, el filtrado y la evaluación de la información.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Evaluación de la calidad; Recursos web; Sitios de revisión; Recuperación de información; Web resources; Information retrieval; Quality evaluation
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BZ. None of these, but in this section.
Depositing user: Jose Antonio Salvador Oliván
Date deposited: 24 Dec 2006
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:05
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/8694

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