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Automating Content Curation: Just Because You Can, Doesn’t Mean You Should. Hootsuite recently introduced a feature that recommends content for you to publish based on topics you regularly post about.

Automating Content Curation: Just Because You Can, Doesn’t Mean You Should

If you’re not happy with the topics that are automatically generated based on your past social activity, you can manually adjust them. Further to recommending content, this feature also automatically recommends a time of day for the content to be published, and will make numerous recommendations for each day of the week. Theoretically, one could schedule 35 posts for a given week in about 30 seconds. Digital Curation Toolbox · Omeka at SIS. Digital Curation in Health, Exercise and Education - Ben Jane Fitness. How to discover articles, and then collate them and publish a magazine of online content We live in an information rich environment and the skill of sifting through material to find relevant, trustworthy information has never been so important.

Digital Curation in Health, Exercise and Education - Ben Jane Fitness

When browsing through social media or surfing the internet I am an avid user of Pocket. This enables me to select articles that can be read later on my choice of device and to assign the articles with relevant tags allowing me to focus on one topic at a time when reading. When using the tag option I have often thought that it would be useful to share a collection of articles that I have created, but pocket doesn’t seem to allow for this feature. Curation. School Library Monthly/Volume XXIX, Number 1/September-October 2012 Curation by Joyce Kasman Valenza Joyce Kasman Valenza, Ph.D., is a teacher librarian at Springfield Township High School in Erdenheim, PA.


Email: Curation Tools. Share your own uses of curation tools or other great examples here: --Ideas for Using Curation Tools Curation means to select, collect, preserve, maintain, organize and archive.

Curation Tools

One dictionary definesa "curator" as someone in charge of a museum or library! So in that sense, librarians have always been curators. Today much of the information our students need and use is digital: websites, blogs, wikis, tweets, videos,podcasts, images, ebooks, databases, slideshows, graphics, reports, articles, illustrations, clipart and moreis found online and/or in digital form and accessed through our computers, on our smartphones or other mobile devices.. 55 Content Curation Tools To Discover & Share Digital Content. The Seven Needs of Real-Time Curators. I keep hearing people throw around the word “curation” at various conferences, most recently at SXSW.

The Seven Needs of Real-Time Curators

The thing is most of the time when I dig into what they are saying they usually have no clue about what curation really is or how it could be applied to the real-time world. So, over the past few months I’ve been talking to tons of entrepreneurs about the tools that curators actually need and I’ve identified seven things. 7 Tactics For Content Curation Success. Curation: Tips And Tricks With And Tags. The Busy Person's Guide to Content Curation: A 3-Step Process. 841 Flares 841 Flares × Museums curate works of art.

The Busy Person's Guide to Content Curation: A 3-Step Process

We digital marketers curate blog posts. Though our link shares may not be artistic contributions, the idea of curation is at least the same at museums and online: We’re all seeking only the best material to pass along to our patrons, customers, fans, or followers. Finding and sharing exquisite content has never had more value than it does today. People love being told what’s good to read or essential to see. 7 Ways Content Curation Can Wow Your Audience. When Rand Fishkin joked that everyone is caught in the middle of a content arms race, we knew that he wasn’t kidding. You and I both know the power of custom content, but do you realize the power behind boosting the volume of information shared so that it potentially reaches all four corners of the Internet? Milq Aims to Separate Wheat From Social Media Chaff. Photo Social media users know the frustration: a deluge of videos, images and music clips flows through their news feeds all the time, some of it precious (Miles Davis discussing Prince!)

Milq Aims to Separate Wheat From Social Media Chaff

, but mostly not (Here’s what I ate for breakfast!). How can users separate the essential content from the utterly disposable? How can they intelligently organize and share the most interesting of the media ephemera flying past them constantly on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr? The people behind Milq, a new website and app, say they have one solution: change the network. Curation in Learning. I’m getting very excited about the possibilities of using more digital curation in learning.

Curation in Learning

The trouble with curation is that I’m seeing it everywhere. Content Curation Primer. Photo by Stuck in Customs What is Content Curation?

Content Curation Primer

Content curation is the process of sorting through the vast amounts of content on the web and presenting it in a meaningful and organized way around a specific theme. Sharing the Loves: Understanding the How and Why of Online Content Curation. – Free Content Curation Tool, Building Authority. I recently received an invite from Ileane of BasicBlogTips to sign-up for a content curation platform called – Free Content Curation Tool, Building Authority

Content Curation World. Content Curation Tools. 40 Social Media Curation Sites and Tools. Last month I shared 40+ networks that you could consider depending on your niche or interests. As part of my commitment to this community, I shared that I will expand on this list throughout 2012. So here is the first addition to that build! The topic- Curation! I thought I would focus on curation because a) I have a favorite site and b) there has been a lot of “press” on Pinterest as a curation tool and as a result I thought the timing was right. However before I list the sites let’s talk curation. The new wave of social curation tools. When is the social curation bubble going to burst? You just can’t move for social curation services right now. The biggest noise might be coming from Pinterest, which is growing like a weed — but whether it’s the new-look Delicious, Switzerland’s Paperli, shopping curation site Svpply, image service Mlkshk or another site, the fact is that almost everybody seems to want to help you save and sort and share the things you find on the web right now.

With this swirl of activity, then, it’s no surprise to hear that Parisian service Pearltrees — slogan “collect, organize, discover” — has just raised another $6 million of funding, led by local conglomerate Groupe Accueil. The company, which has been running in public since 2009, welcomed the injection of funds as a way to help expand and scale up its system for bookmarking and organizing, which is based around a clustered visual interface. And it needs that scale. Right now Pearltrees is small and has moderate momentum, building up 350,000 users in the past three years. To Curate or Not Curate: That is Not the Question. The real question is why are so many old school media outlets hung up about it?

The New York Times isn’t going anywhere (well, the online edition, anyhow). People rely on credible news analysis and confirmation of fact by the Establishment. That’s important. Stumbleopon: How to Find the Best Resources. How Pinterest Will Transform the Web in 2012: Social Content Curation As The Next Big Thing. The most interesting wave hitting the social web in 2012 is social curation. This was kicked off in 2011 as Pinterest's growth was noticed by Silicon Valley and a number of companies quickly followed suit - Snip.It launched as a social information curation platform, Quora adopted boards for a similar purpose, and launched a structured social commerce feed. In this blog post I will discuss the evolution of social media from long-form to push-button, the emergence of social curation on sites such as Twitter and Tumblr, and the move to structured sets of curated content on Pinterest and its brethren.

But first, the meta-trend.... ...Social Media: Evolving From Long Form To Push Button In the evolution of social media over the last decade, the trend has been a move from long form content, which has high friction of participation (both on the production and consumption side) to ever lower requirements placed on a user to participate in a conversation. The Curation Buzz... And PearlTrees. Posted by Tom Foremski - April 12, 2010 My buddy Dave Galbraith is the first person I remember to first start talking about curation and the Internet, several years ago. Content Curation: How To Curate Content For Your Blog And 6 Useful Tools.

Digital Smarts Blog: Social Curation Sites. 10 Image Bookmarking Sites for Visual Inspiration. Looking at images for visual inspiration can spark your creativity and give you ideas on ways to approach your own designs. Image bookmarking sites — which collect and present images from various places around the Web — are excellent places for creatives searching for visual inspiration. Here are a few image bookmarking sites to check out. 1.

Image Spark Image Spark allows its users to upload and collect images. 2. Dropular is a niche micro-blogging service that allows its users to save and collect images. This web service is one of the most popular image bookmarking sites out there. 4. yay! Become a Content Curation King. Sean Carton | August 29, 2011 | 18 Comments. Content Curation - 5 Ways to Succeed...Eventually. Is Curation Noise or News? It’s mostly noise.