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Measuring The Quality Of Information Managed: Some Conceptual And Methodological Reflexions, Carlos Luis González-Valiente Jan 2014

Measuring The Quality Of Information Managed: Some Conceptual And Methodological Reflexions, Carlos Luis González-Valiente

Carlos Luis González-Valiente

The study, based on a documental classic analysis, presents conceptual and methodological guidelines concerning the design of methodologies that help to measure the quality of information that is managed in organizations. It is described the process of information management and the importance of implementing quality principles in it. There are exposed the four dimensions of information quality as part of an indicators integration which characterize the informational contents. There are defined each of the phases in the methodological design to evaluate the information. There also are indicated the implications of this activity for information professionals.


The Information Landscape Of A Wicked Problem: An Evaluation Of Web-Based Information On Colony Collapse Disorder For A Spectrum Of Citizen Information Seekers, Reid Isaac Boehm May 2012

The Information Landscape Of A Wicked Problem: An Evaluation Of Web-Based Information On Colony Collapse Disorder For A Spectrum Of Citizen Information Seekers, Reid Isaac Boehm

Masters Theses

The following research takes a mixed method approach to understanding the information landscape of a wicked problem. Wicked problems are defined as being uncertain in cause, having many stakeholders with conflicting interests, and inevitably have no foreseeable solution. Through the study a framework is implemented that assesses a portion of the landscape of colony collapse disorder information from the federal government via the web. Using a government information valuation framework that takes into account a spectrum of citizen user needs, the research was able to look at the information content within the context of the public sphere and to apply …


Quality Still Matters, Carol Tenopir May 2007

Quality Still Matters, Carol Tenopir

School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

Most librarians agree that quality matters, but the ongoing debate recently raised about the quality (or lack thereof) of Wikipedia entries and the falsified credentials of some Wikipedia editors referenced in a New Yorker article have spawned another round of discussions, particularly from instruction librarians, about the need to preach quality to students.