Data, Information, and Knowledge

I found the section on wisdom in Meadow’s “Data, Information, and Knowledge” to be quite thought provoking. Meadow says, “In summary, to paraphrase Shakespeare nothing is either true or false, but thinking makes it so” (p. 25). If this is true, what are the implications for information professionals? Do librarians, archivists etc. have a responsibility to present information in as unbiased a way as possible to allow the receiver to form their own opinion? Or  should they be more focused on passing on their own wisdom to users? 


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