Goal 10: Spread Your Knowledge (15+ Tools to Bookmark, Aggregate, Curate) Posted by Shelly Terrell on Thursday, June 14th 2012 Goal 10 of The 30 Goals Challenge for Educators! Click the link to find out more about the new changes to this year’s 30 Goals Challenge for Educators! NAAE Communities of Practice Shane Dunbar, MEd, PRP, PAP, LP Parliamentary Procedure Consultant Parliamentary Procedure Instructional Materials Center Everett, Washington Fifty Writing Tools: Quick List Use this quick list of Writing Tools as a handy reference. Copy it and keep it in your wallet or journal, or near your desk or keyboard. Share it and add to it. I. Nuts and Bolts 1. Curation As Story – The Importance Of Human Filters Curation is a form of storytelling. Curation tools need to support this truth. Collecting content without qualitative human judgement is aggregation, not curation. The best automation tools alone will never replace the ability of a human being to provide meaningful context.
Mentoring - Staff - Macquarie University The Spectrum Approach to mentoring is goal orientated, and encompasses mentoring relationships that may be ongoing and sustained over an extensive period of time across to those that are short-term and aligned with a particular task or focus. This website is a self-sustaining online resource informed by current research. The website was developed with an aim to facilitate and support new and established mentoring relationships. The term 'spectrum' signifies the range of mentoring relationships that can be formed.
Digital Collections and Aggregations Libraries, museums, and archives have been producing digital collections for decades, providing scholars with broad access to countless special collections. Researchers engaged in digital scholarship have also created many digital collections tailored to the interests of their particular research communities. Both kinds of collections are curated, in that they have been carefully selected and assembled for a specific purpose or audience. In the networked information environment, curated collections will become increasingly important as organizational units for the scattered and diverse mass of available digital information and for providing coherent contexts for meaningful engagement with that information. Aggregations, or collections of collections, are essential backbone resources in the evolving e-research platform that also need to be curated if they are to truly support and enhance discovery and innovation across the disciplines.
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web 3.0 « PrePrint ‘The end of the library’ is a catchcry that many studying information studies have had to endure in one form or another over the past five to ten years or so, maybe even longer. Some of the following headlines and related stories point to the continuance of this threat and are an indication that the threat to information provision and libraries is far from over. Clearly, as the articles indicate, this is not specific to Australia but something that is happening in other countries including the United States and the UK. Libraries fear funding cuts Libraries fire up over funding cuts Maroondah Library services cut as funding goes