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Content Curation for the School Librarian

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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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Valuable insights to all librarians!

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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.

 

Leigh Zika's curator insight, June 12, 2015 9:34 PM

Good examples of content curation tools for school librarians and teachers/students.

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How To Start Curating Content: Tips and Tools Advice from Amy Schmittauer

Robin Good: "Amy Schmittauer has some good basic tips if you are new to content curation and are curious to know which tools you could use to get your feet wet.

 

In this yet undiscovered three-minute video from this past summer, Amy introduces and explains the pros and cons of using Paper.li, Storify and Google Alerts."

 

Useful for beginners. Informative. 7/10

 

Original video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iSRd8mK5KI&feature=colike


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SABCMediaLib.li - a daily update of content from libraries & achives via paper.li

SABCMediaLib.li - a daily update of content from libraries & achives via paper.li | The Information Professional | Scoop.it
A personalized newspaper built from articles, blog posts, videos and photos selected by SABC Media Library.
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The Librarian & Archivist Weekly, by @MorganeLeFay

The Librarian & Archivist Weekly, by @MorganeLeFay | The Information Professional | Scoop.it

"The Librarian & Archivist Weekly, by Marylène Goulet: Everything and anything you wanted to know about what's happening in libraries & archives around the world (Read The Librarian & Archivist Weekly)"

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13 Content Curation sites for bloggers | Infographic by Women in Ecommerce

13 Content Curation sites for bloggers | Infographic by Women in Ecommerce | The Information Professional | Scoop.it
13 Content Curation Sites for Bloggers... and content providers Simple infographic style! (13 Content Curation Sites for Bloggers... and content providers Simple infographic style!

 

>> Useful to librarians and researchers as well!


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