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Authority: The source of the information
- Who is the author? What can you find about them in the source itself or through a web search?
- Is the author a professor or other expert? Does she have a degree related to the topic? Has she written on the topic previously?
- Is the author drawing from her own personal experience?
- Has the information been reviewed in some way, such as by an editor or through peer review? Was it self-published or posted on a personal site?