Journal of Information Resources Management ›› 2013, Vol. 3 ›› Issue (1): 46-52.

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Review and Progress in Research on Credibility Evaluation of Information on the Web

Wang Ping Cheng Qikai   

  1. School of Information Management,Wuhan 430072
  • Received:2013-02-28 Online:2013-03-26 Published:2013-03-26


Users’ demand on information access, management and service quality becomes increasingly strong because of the rapid growth of information resources on the web; the credibility evaluation of the web-based information has attracted the attention of scholars. We sort out and commented the theory, methods and applications of credibility evaluation of web-based information respectively,and propose recommendations for web-based information credibility evaluation research, and looking to the future research development direction.

Key words: Information on the web, Credibility, Evaluation

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