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Learning Curation Tools: The Basic Scoop.it Video Guide - Key Functions and Features in 9 Video Clips

 

Robin Good curated these videos on how to use scoop.it.    Good to have a resource if you're doing workshops on curation, participants can use for self-paced tutorials.

 

 

Robin's notes:

 

Learn all of the basics of Scoop.it and discover all of its key features and options.

 

This new set of nine video tutorials provides all of the information you need to familiarize yourself with Scoop.it content curation functionalities.

Here all of the video tutorials:

1) Edit a Topic

 

2) Manage Sources

 

3) Connect your Social Media accounts 

 

4) Analytics 

 

5) Look & Feel Customization Part 1

 

6) Look & Feel Customization Part 2 

 

7) Co-curate - Collaborative Curation

 

8) Widget creation - RSS feed 

 

9) Host Scoop.it on your website domain 

 

Or watch them all back-to-back (about 9 mins) from this playlist I have created for you: 

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLECAC8F2BEDB81424 


(Curated by Robin Good) 


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Antonio Ficai's comment, January 2, 2012 6:58 AM
il link al punto 3 è sbagliato
Robin Good's comment, January 2, 2012 7:27 AM
Grazie mille Antonio! - Fixed.
Beth Kanter's comment, January 2, 2012 11:47 AM
Thanks so much for finding this! Useful for workshops on curation and self-paced tutorials on the tools.
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2012: The year websites optimize for tablets

2012: The year websites optimize for tablets | Helpful web tools | Scoop.it
Mobify's CEO Igor Faletski, whose company helps sites optimize for mobile, said almost all of Mobify's work thus far has been to optimize for smartphones.
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Basis Technology Blog

As the Director of Product Management at Basis Technology, I work with our sales and marketing departments on a regular basis. In fact, I meet with our existing or potential customers on a weekly basis.
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Pitt SCALA

Pitt SCALA | Helpful web tools | Scoop.it
“Libraries’ ability to provide public access to the Internet accounts for much of the change in the way people use these institutions.
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National Libraries Day

National Libraries Day | Helpful web tools | Scoop.it
RT @SuffolkLibrary: National Libraries Day: 4 Feb 2012 celebrating libraries, librarians & highlighting the importance of reading http://t.co/Tqd7bon4 #NLD12...
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eBook Discovery and Sampling Skyrocketing at Public Libraries

eBook Discovery and Sampling Skyrocketing at Public Libraries | Helpful web tools | Scoop.it
DALLAS, TX-- - American Library Association Midwinter Conference -- OverDrive, the leading global distributor of eBooks and audiobooks, will release 2011 year-end statistics from its global network of ...
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eBooks: Innovations Continue for 3M Cloud Library, New Publishing ...

Subscribe: RSS feed · INFOdocket. Information Industry News + New Web Sites and Tools From Gary Price and Shirl Kennedy ... Beta site users [including St.
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Digital Content Curation Is Career for Librarians | Backtalk

Digital Content Curation Is Career for Librarians | Backtalk | Helpful web tools | Scoop.it
RT @nypl_labs: Yes, but let's support this role *w/in* libraries RT @libraryjournal: Digital Content Curation Is Career for Librarians http://t.co/S26Utpc8...
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Beyond books: what it takes to be a 21st century librarian

Beyond books: what it takes to be a 21st century librarian | Helpful web tools | Scoop.it
From connecting with people to keeping up with the latest technologies, there is a whole lot more to the job than stamping due dates (RT @NatLibrariesDay: Beyond books: what it takes to be a 21st century librarian:
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Twitter's country-specific blocking brings hazards and hope

Twitter's country-specific blocking brings hazards and hope | Helpful web tools | Scoop.it
Twitter's move to comply with government requests and block tweets in specific countries could blunt its edge as a political tool, but there may be an upside in helping to unmask censorship, some privacy experts said Friday.
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Chicago Public Libraries To Reopen Mondays

Chicago Public Libraries To Reopen Mondays | Helpful web tools | Scoop.it
After shutting down library branches on Mondays earlier this month, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Saturday that he planned to re-open them on Monday afternoons for most of the year and all day on Mondays when schools are not in session.
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Download the new Omaha Public Library app for you iPhone, Android and more

Download the new Omaha Public Library app for you iPhone, Android and more | Helpful web tools | Scoop.it
Not to be left behind in this era of smart phones, digital media and applications, the Omaha Public Library has a new mobile app for your smart phone.
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Is the iPad the Future of Education? Students in Palm Beach Florida Find Out | Singularity Hub

Is the iPad the Future of Education? Students in Palm Beach Florida Find Out | Singularity Hub | Helpful web tools | Scoop.it

"The Palm Beach School District in Florida finished their Pilot Program for iPad http://palmbeachschooltalk.com/groups/ipadpilot/ integration last year. Now, their exhaustive Wiki on that trial is garnering awards http://edublogawards.com/ , gaining media attention, and possibly pointing the way towards successfully transforming the modern classroom."


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Uniform Project: Librarians

Uniform Project: Librarians | Helpful web tools | Scoop.it
From racks to stacks, Sarah Blais explores true bookworm style.
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ALA Press Release | American Library Association

http://t.co/v5sBERFM LLAMA leadership development seminar will focus on new librarians...
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