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Authority

  • Can you identify the author/sponsor?

  • Is there contact information provided?

  • What are the qualifications or credentials of the author/sponsor?  What is the institutional affiliation?

  • Is copyright clearly stated where applicable? 

Knowing the domain you are in can help a lot in identifying the authority of a source as well as potential biases.

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