Curate or Be Curated: The Coming Age of the Curation Economy

See on Scoop.itK-12 School Libraries

The cure for information overload is coherent curation — data-driven discovery managed by skilled, thoughtful, and in some cases expert curators.

Susan Grigsby‘s insight:

I thoroughly enjoyed this article and found myself whispering "yes!" several times while doing so. Thoughtful curation has long been the domain of librarians and yet, now that we are drowning in data and need mindful curators more than ever, librarians are being marginalized (especially in public schools) and legislators & administrators frequently consider that position as #1 on the chopping block. Can we make ourselves more worthwhile if we sell the idea that we are "curators?" Read on…

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