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UB Libraries’ Authority Research Guide

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This Research Guide will help you better understand authority in the context of research and information and provide you with methods of evaluating an information source to determine its authority.
Authority, generally, represents the right to give orders, make decisions or have control over something. In information, a source that is authoritative contains credible, reliable evidence and conclusions typically from some sort of expert in that area. In truth, it is a rather complex aspect of information to assess.

UB Libraries’ Authority Research Guide

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