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Spartan Savvy: Integrative Model for Information Literacy

Activities covering information literacy topics

Definition

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."

Activities covering the Authority Is Constructed and Contextual concept: