Chapter 6: Curation in Academic Libraries

Joyce Kasman Valenza, Brenda L. Boyer, Della Curtis


In chapter 6 of
Library Technology Reports
(vol. 50, no. 7), “Social Media Curation,” the authors report on interviews with academic librarians, which emphasize the importance of embedding support for learning in curation efforts and online learning and of teaching academics new skills for managing their own information. The authors also discuss an ethnographic study of how faculty members save, share, cite, and archive scholarly information.

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