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Unsplash, the Web’s Premier Free Photo Library, Opens Up Its Vaults

Unsplash, the Web’s Premier Free Photo Library, Opens Up Its Vaults | The Social Web | Scoop.it
Unsplash is a web repository of 200,000 high-resolution images, and every single photo on the site is free to download.

Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
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Unsplash photo can be downloaded and used by anyone, for free, under the terms of the Creative Commons Zero license.
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Willem Kuypers's curator insight, May 12, 5:13 AM
Les photos libres de droit valent le détour.
Michael Bannon's curator insight, May 16, 5:31 AM

What a great tool for students to gain access to free quality images

Heidi Ellis's curator insight, May 21, 3:17 AM
What an awesome resource for students to gain legal access to great high-res imagery. Introducing it would also provide an excellent opportunity to discuss the ethics and legalities around copyright, and what a creative commons license is. 
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How To Be An Effective Content Curator: A Resources Guidemap from #DCurate MOOC

How To Be An Effective Content Curator: A Resources Guidemap from #DCurate MOOC | The Social Web | Scoop.it

Via Robin Good
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A great mini-MOOC introduction to content (digital) curation. I was on the course! Highly recommended should Sam and Martin decide to run it again. #curation

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Paula Silva's curator insight, March 3, 2014 11:34 PM

A useful source for content curation.

Ali Anani's curator insight, March 4, 2014 12:37 AM

Curate and scoop it- this one shows you how to curate  effectively

Christoph Meier's curator insight, March 11, 2014 9:38 AM
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Here's a valuable resource on content curation, "distilled" by the students of the DCurate MOOC lead Martin Couzins and Sam Burrough which organizes over 60 different articles, guides and tools on the topic.

 

This resources collection is presented in the form of a Pearltrees interactive map, organized into eight sections:

 

1. Why Do We Need Curators

 

2. What Is Digital Curation

 

3. Aggregation vs. Curation

 

4. It's All About Audience

 

5. How Do We Find Valuable Content

 

6. How Do You Decide What To Curate

 

7. Curation Tools

 

8. Contributions from participants

 

If you are new to content curation this is a good resource to bookmark and keep as a reference.

 

DCurate MOOC sign-up: http://www.curatr3.com/portfolio-item/how-to-be-an-effective-digital-curator/  ;


See also: http://sco.lt/99a09Z ;

 

 

Free to use.

 

Explore the guidemap: http://bit.ly/digitalcuratorguidemap ;

 

See also: https://gibbon.co/RobinGood/content-curation-guide ;