Document (#13809)

Author
Collins, B.R.
Title
Beyond cruising : reviewing
Source
Library journal. 121(1996) no.3, S.122-124
Year
1996
Abstract
Proposes that librarians use their traditional skills developed for reviewing the quality and value of print materials in the new environment of the WWW to evaluate web sites. Notes the work of the Infofilter project (http://www.kcpl.lib.mo.us/infofilter.htm) which has been attempting to do this. Argues that the current 'web reviewing' sources are of little value, and do not adhere to standards of quality. Discusses characteristics of the Web which make it quite different from print materials, especially the interactivity and collaboration which it promotes, and gives examples of these
Theme
Internet

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