Quality: Authority

QA Quality: Authority
Authorise Claim legitimacy for a piece of writing, usually based on personal identity, experience, position or expertise (rather than e.g. evidence)
Evidence Put forward information to support argument(s), e.g. examples, quotations, references, data
Exemplify Give an instance in support of a general type or rule
Qualify Use language carefully to acknowledge degrees of certainty or doubt; qualify a statement with reservations or conditions
Quote or cite Include (part of) another piece of writing, accurately acknowledging its source
Reference Correctly refer to or recognise a source of information