Students will be able to:
According to the Association of College & Research Libraries, 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.
"Authority is Constructed and Contextual." Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. Association of College & Research Libraries, 11 Jan. 2016, http://www.ala.org/acrl/standards/ilframework#authority.