Content Curation


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Content Curation: Share Online Resources with Style (Monday, July 16, 9:30-10:50am)
Learn about a host of cool applications for web publishing and presentation, including Scoop.It, Storify,, Readlist, Streamified, Flipboard, etc.

Presentation for TxLA Annual Assembly Austin, Tx. July 16, 2012

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Content Curation

  1. 1. Content Curation Greg Hardin, M.L.S.
  2. 2. Content Curation: What is it?"Curation is the act of individuals with apassion for a content area to find,contextualize, and organize information.Curators provide a consistent update regardingwhat’s interesting, happening, and cool intheir focus. Curators tend to have a uniqueand consistent point of view–providing areliable context for the content that theydiscover and organize." - Steven Rosenbaum
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  5. 5. Faveous
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  7. 7. Prismatic
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  9. 9. Collected
  10. 10. Storify
  11. 11. Bag the Web bagtheweb
  12. 12. Readlists readlists
  13. 13. Flipboard
  14. 14. Streamified
  15. 15. ifttt
  16. 16. Want to be a content curator?If you want to be a content curator, you should also follow afew rules offered by Rosenbaum: ○ If you don’t add context, opinion, or voice, and simply lift content, it’s stealing. ○ If you don’t provide attribution and a link back to the source, it’s stealing. ○ If you take a large portion of the original content, it’s stealing. ○ If someone asks you not to curate their material, and you don’t respect that request, it’s stealing. ○ Respect published rights. If images don’t allow Creative Commons use, reach out to the image creator—don’t just grab it and ask questions later.
  17. 17. Curators Code
  18. 18. Thank You! Greg Hardin, M.L.S. Reference Librarian Texas Womans University Denton, Tx