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CMN 457 - Introduction to Language and Social Interaction (UNH Manchester): Authority Is Constructed and Contextual

Authority Is Constructed and Contextual

"Information resources reflect their creators’ expertise and credibility, and are evaluated based on the information need and the context in which the information will be used. Authority is constructed in that various communities may recognize different types of authority. It is contextual in that the information need may help to determine the level of authority required." - Association of College and Research Libraries' Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education


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Who Do You Trust, and Why?

OkStateLibrary (2016, June 10). Inform your thinking: Episode 2 - Who do you trust and why? [Video file]. Retrieved from

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