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Content Curation by Robin Good

Friday, March 13th, April 24th and May 15th, from 12 to 14 (EST) content curation for A to Z Learn everything you need to know to start practicing the art of finding, organizing and presenting the most relevant news, information or resources on a specific topic, for a specific audience. To gain trust, authority and visibility in a specific niche subject area or marketplace you need to demonstrate that you have a full panoramic view of it, know who is inside and why, and have the real-time pulse of what new things are happening. To achieve such status, there’s no better practice than curating the subject on a systematic basis. Level 1 - Fundamentals - Art, Science and Workflow Level 2 - Practicum - Discovery, RSS and Archiving Level 3 - for Business - Marketing, Distibution, Monetization

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Exploring Curation as a core competency in digital and media literacy education Abstract: In today's hypermedia landscape, youth and young adults are increasingly using social media platforms, online aggregators and mobile applications for daily information use. Communication educators, armed with a host of free, easy-to-use online tools, have the ability to create dynamic approaches to teaching and learning about information and communication flow online. In this paper we explore the concept of curation as a student- and creation-driven pedagogical tool to enhance digital and media literacy education. We present a theoretical justification for curation and present six key ways that curation can be used to teach about critical thinking, analysis and expression online.

Acquisitions and Management of Knowledge and Information After completing this session, you'll be able to: identify the key players in building and managing collections. discuss how creators, editors, publishers, reviewers, and booksellers connect to building and managing library collections. Begin by viewing the class presentation in Vimeo. Then, read each of the sections of this page.

How to Manage Years of Browser Bookmarks: 5 Steps to Tidiness Advertisement If you’ve used the web for any amount of time, you’ve probably built up a huge collection of bookmarks. It’s easy to fill up your bookmarks bar with your most-visited sites, and before long you’ll have an overflowing list of favorite pages that are impossible to navigate. Now is the time to sit down and make your bookmarks more manageable. Let’s look at a process containing tools and tips to clean up, organize, and manage your bookmarks so they’re no longer a nightmare. Content Curation Tools: The Ultimate List For content marketers, content curation is integral to online strategy. Effective curation helps position you as a thought leader in your space, and is an economical way to maintain a consistent publishing schedule of quality content. But manually trying to find the most relevant content in a given industry and then publishing it across multiple channels can be time-consuming. To curate effectively thus requires automation. This ultimate list of content curation software includes both business-grade and personal curation tools for hobbyist or organizational purposes. Curata defines content curation as when an individual (or team) consistently finds, organizes, annotates, and shares the most relevant and highest quality digital content on a specific topic for their target market.

Steal Like an Artist: Austin Kleon Speaks on Combinatorial Creativity - Maria Popova Austin Kleon is positively one of the most interesting people on the Internet. His Newspaper Blackout project is essentially a postmodern florilegium, using a black Sharpie to make art and poetry by redacting newspaper articles. In this excellent talk from The Economist's Human Potential Summit, titled Steal Like an Artist, Kleon makes an articulate and compelling case for combinatorial creativity and the role of remix in the idea economy. Kleon, who has clearly seen Kirby Ferguson's excellent Everything is a Remix, echoes the central premise of my own recent talk on networked knowledge and combinatorial creativity: Nothing is completely original. All artists' work builds on what came before.

Tools, Publications & Resources Skip to main content Review Resources Selection & Reconsideration Policy Toolkit for Public, School, & Academic Libraries Home | IntroductionWhy Do I Need a Policy? A Copyright-Friendly Toolkit However fabulous Creative Commons and Public Domain content may be, sometimes you really need to use copyrighted material. Say you plan to comment on popular media or current events. For instance, you may be planning to critique the portrayal of Native Americans in commercial films. You are going to want to “quote” some commercial films like Pocahontas, Lone Ranger, and Dances with Wolves. If you are reviewing a book, you may want to share its cover art. You may use copyrighted content without asking permission if you believe that your use falls under the doctrine known as Fair Use.

A Curated List of Content Curation Tools Finding and Sharing great content is very time consuming. But we all have plenty of times on our hands. I don’t think so…. How to Create a Paper.li Twitter Daily Newspaper By Renee Revetta | Oct 13, 2010 More Articles by Renee You may have seen “The ____ Daily is out!” tweets popping up everywhere lately. This post will help explain what the paper.li papers are and why you should consider creating one. I’ll also review the paper.li types, how to choose users for your list (if you choose a list format) and how the papers are created. Weeding the Worst Library Books Last summer, in Berkeley, California, librarians pulled roughly forty thousand books off the shelves of the public library and carted them away. The library’s director, Jeff Scott, announced that his staff had “deaccessioned” texts that weren’t regularly checked out. But the protesters who gathered on the library’s front steps to decry what became known as “Librarygate” preferred a different term: “purged.” “Put a tourniquet on the hemorrhage,” one of the protesters’ signs declared.

Clustering Engine Carrot2 Search Results Clustering Engine Carrot2 organizes your search results into topics. With an instant overview of what's available, you will quickly find what you're looking for. Choose where to search: Type your query: More options Content Curation Tools: 21 Criteria To Select And Evaluate Your Ideal One Nonetheless we are just at the beginning of a new era, in which content curation will be as important as search, there is already an apparent abundance of content curation tools of all kinds. Photo credit: Hand filling out checklist on clipboard with a pen by Shutterstock To the superficial eye, many such curation tools also appear to be very similar to one another, especially if evaluated exclusively from the type of news streams or visual collections that can be produced with them. On the other hand it is not realistic for someone to go out and test each and every one of the available solutions. For these reasons, it is quite difficult and time consuming to select and identify the most appropriate content curation tool for a specific need and as a consequence most rely on the tools they have tried and that satisfy their basic needs but remain quite ignorant about what options they are leaving on the table only because they have not yet tried them. 1) Import and Export functions

Content Curation Tools What is Content Curation? As instructors, we are all information curators. How do you collect and share currently relevant content with your students? How do your students research and share information that they find with the rest of class? What tools do you use to manage or facilitate presentation of resources?

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