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Scoop.it Pros: Laura Brown on curation and the display of information

Scoop.it Pros: Laura Brown on curation and the display of information | In the Library and out in the world | Scoop.it
Being a content curator is all about displaying information. We don't create the content, we display it. We share it - and people read it. But, first you have to display it. There are several skills involved in displaying content.

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Great points made by Laura Brown on the topic of curation, and excellent tips on how to make the content more attractive.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, May 14, 2013 7:09 PM

Curation is all about finding reliable sources of information.  Laura Browns tips on the process of curation will help us all step up our game. 

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Content Curation: How To Cite, Credit and Attribute Other People's Content on the Web

Content Curation: How To Cite, Credit and Attribute Other People's Content on the Web | In the Library and out in the world | Scoop.it

Robin Good: Here is a good guide providing the basic principles that should be followed when using, reposting, citing or quoting other people's content (both text and images).

 

The article outlines "proper methods of source attribution on the internet to guarantee the right people get credit for their hard work and ideas."

 

Specific sections of the article cover:

How To Cite Content in Blog Posts How To Cite Content in Social Media How to Give Credit to Guest Bloggers and Ghost Writers How to Cite Images and Visual Content

Read more: http://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/33098/How-Not-to-Steal-People-s-Content-on-the-Web.aspx ;


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El código Gutenberg's comment, August 18, 2012 2:01 PM
Thank you very much. You're very kind. I hope that readers like my work in "El código Gutenberg". And thank you for the information in your page.
nickcarman's curator insight, February 17, 2013 5:45 PM

This is an excellent article, which lays out the groundrules for using, or citing someone else's content.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, August 29, 2013 8:32 AM

A Good Resource

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Content Curation for the School Librarian

Content Curation for the School Librarian | In the Library and out in the world | Scoop.it

Robin Good: "Content Curation and the School Librarian" is the featured article for the latest issue of Knowledge Quest magazine.

 

Authored by Nikki D. Robertson the article illustrates some of content curation key strengths, how the author has utilized content curation for her academic projects, and popular curation tools for those interested in exploring the field further.

 

PDF download here: http://bit.ly/QgtjwU

 

 

 


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Karen du Toit's curator insight, December 14, 2012 2:11 AM

Valuable insights to all librarians!

Beryl Morris's curator insight, April 3, 2013 9:05 AM

Convinced of the need to be a conent curator in my school - looking for the best way to start this, how to implement a manageable plan and ways to increase my content curation competency.

 

Lucy Wyatt's curator insight, October 7, 2013 12:44 PM

With students accessing different kinds of material and the same material in different ways, the OPAC and vertical file may not be the best way to lead your students to the best content.  This article shows differing ways of attacking the problem.