Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Why Librarians are Content Curators

How we value we add as librarians:  we not only curate content for our students but also to teach them how to vet and analyze their sources in research: read more about

The curator’s filters

"Filtering is an early step in the curation process, but a critical one. Our learners count on us to cut through the noise and find the most useful materials to support their learning. If they find that we have collated material that is inaccurate, out-dated, or relatively useless, they’ll go back to using their own search methodologies for finding materials, and our attempts to support them will be for naught."  From The Learning Journal