Title (eng)

Users’ Trust in Trusted Digital Repository Content: Paper - iPRES 2011 - Singapore

Author

Devan Ray Donaldson

Description

Scholars who study trust in digital archives have largely focused their attention on the power of certification by third-party audit as a way to communicate trustworthiness to end-users. In doing so, they assume that the establishment of a network of trusted digital archives will create a climate of trust. But certification at the repository level also assumes the trustworthiness of digital objects within a repository; specifically that digital repository objects are authentic and reliable. This paper proposes the use of document-level seals of approval as a means of communicating to end-users about the trustworthiness of digital objects that is commensurate with specific user interaction. Implications of this proposed research stress the importance of assessing the ‘real-world’ impact of trust signals on users.

Object languages

English

Rights

Creative Commons License
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Classification

iPRES, Singapore, Authenticity, End-Users, Integrity, Trust, Trusted Digital Repositories

Conferences, Conference 2011

Member of the Collection(s) (3)

o:424738 Openaire v3.0 collection
o:294299 iPRES 2011 - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects: iPRES 2011 - Singapore
o:168770 Open Access Collection