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Content Curation


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A presentation for the ALIA Community Information Australia Networkers group

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Content Curation

  1. 1. Content Curation 14 June 2012Katie HannanAccess and Information Services Librarian
  2. 2. What is it?“An increasingly valuable form of creative and intellectual labour, a formof authorship that warrants thought”. Maria Popova (brain pickings)“Digital curation is the selection, preservation, maintenance, collectionand archiving of digital assets”.
  3. 3. Watch...this video on vimeo, it’s a great summary
  4. 4. Are you be a superhero on the web?“Curation is the act of individuals with a passion for a content area tofind, contextualize, and organize information.”
  5. 5. What tools could I use?PinterestPaper.liflickrGlossomStorifyPearltreesReduxScoop.itDelicious
  6. 6. 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?
  7. 7. CuratorsBeth KanterRobin GoodHoward RheingoldMaria PopovaVictoria Hannan
  8. 8. In ActionSLSA – Pinterest (pilot project – shhhh!)SAcommunity – youtube
  9. 9. Challenges? Issues?
  10. 10. Additional
  11. 11. Presented by: Katie Hannan Access and Information Services Librarian Library of South Australia, North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000 Phone: (08) 8207 7250 -