Curation is an important part of a librarian’s arsenal


The Storify was made in answer to Thing 14 of ANZ 23 Mobile Things: Curating with Pinterest, Tumblr and Scoop.It.

I am a big user of curation in my daily life, and the following points clarify the importance of curation.

The positives of using curation as a Information Specialist

– I am using curation on a daily basis to enhance my own professional development

– I keep up to date with the latest news, research and developments in my professional niche.

– I am able to connect with like-minded peers, as well as my community.

– I am increasing my social media presence in the niche that I would like to be known in.

– It is an activity that should not be neglected, but be part of compulsory duties of every day.

If neglected, it will banish you to the “nether regions of lost librarianship”, I’m sure!

International Archives Day 2013 celebrating the uniqueness of the world’s heritage


I compiled a Storify of International Archives Day this year.

Unfortunately the Googledoodle was not picked up for today, but archives had a good show on the Twitter-sphere today!

[View the story “International Archives Day 2013” on Storify]

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The world of an archivist in radio archives

Focus on archives for International Archives day #savearchives

Storify of Thing 1 for ANZ 23 Mobile Things

I have made a Storify of Thing 1 for ANZ 23 Mobile Things.

It is a work in progress…

[View the story “Twitter -Thing 1 of the ANZ 23 Mobile Thing” on Storify]