Digital Curation 5 September 2012Katie HannanAndrew Piper
What is it?“An increasingly valuable form of creative and intellectual labour, a formof authorship that warrants thought”. Maria Popova (brain pickings)http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/03/16/percolate-curation/“Digital curation is the selection, preservation, maintenance, collectionand archiving of digital assets”.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_curation
Watch...this video on vimeo, it’s a great summaryhttp://vimeo.com/percolatehq/whatiscuration
PurposeAny content that you curate, needs to have a purpose.Why are you sharing this information?Who are you sharing it with? What is the aim?What context/opinion/voice are you adding?
The State Library uses Flickr to store, sort, search and share some of ourphotos online. It offers a way for us to tell stories about them and togather input from the online community.http://www.flickr.com/photos/state_library_south_australia/We have a photo group on Flickr for anyone to submit photos to. Bydoing so, you can donate photos to the Library’s photo collection.http://www.flickr.com/groups/statelibrarysouthaustralia/
Forward ITForwardIT is an online learning tool designed by the Department ofFurther Education, Employment, Science and Technology to teach peopleand provide them with the skills to use the internet safely and securely, attheir own pace.http://www.forwardit.sa.gov.au/
Getting startedHistory Pin requires you to have a Google Account, let’s create one....
Next....Let’s set up a Pinterest account, you can use your new gmail address to dothis...
Presented by: Katie Hannan – Access and Information Services Librarian Andrew Piper – Online ProjectsState Library of South Australia, North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000 Phone: (08) 8207 7250 - www.slsa.sa.gov.au