Overview of content related to 'pics' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/1287/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=betsy%20anagnostelis&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Never Mind the Quality, Check the Badge-Width! http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/quality-ratings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue9/quality-ratings#author1">Alison McNab</a>, <a href="/issue9/quality-ratings#author2">Betsy Anagnostelis</a> and <a href="/issue9/quality-ratings#author3">Alison Cooke</a> compare and contrast the methods used to identify and indicate which Internet-based resources are of high "quality".</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>How does the World Health Organization rate compared to Medical Students for Choice (a reproductive health rights group)? How do the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention score across a range of review services? As commentators begin to question the value of much of the information currently available on the Internet, how helpful are stars, badges or seals of approval (SOAPs) in identifying quality resources? Is a "Cool site of the moment", an accolade that literally changes every moment, of any real use?</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue9/quality-ratings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue9 feature article alison cooke alison mcnab betsy anagnostelis loughborough university microsoft university of wales eevl elib omni project sosig cataloguing database html internet explorer metadata pics research search technology soap standards Sun, 18 May 1997 23:00:00 +0000 editor 309 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk