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Definition of the noun Curation

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  1. The act of curating, of organizing and maintaining a collection of artworks or artifacts.
  2. The act of curing or healing.
  3. [databases] The manual updating of information in a database.

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Google previewDiscover Digital Libraries (2016)

Theory and Practice by Iris Xie, Krystyna Matusiak

Digital data curation is a new area for digital library researchers and practitioners to explore. According to...

Digital curation is an interdisciplinary field, embracing archival, information, library, and computer science (Dobreva and Duff, 2015).

Google previewBioinformatics and Computational Biology in Drug Discovery and Development (2016)

by William T. Loging

Curation is an integral part of the text mining process in drug discovery and should influence the choice of text mining...

Google previewNew Routes to Library Success: 100+ Ideas from Outside the Stacks (2015)

by Elisabeth Doucett

Content curation is a concept that libraries understand and do well. Content curation today is most often a digital experience. It is a role tailormade for the libraries of the future because it will take so little to move from brickandmortar content ...

Google previewCurating Worship (2011)

by Jonny Baker

Inr 1n Curation is a term that comes from the art world. The curator is the person who has the role of imagining and overseeing an exhibition in a gallery or museum. This includes working with an artist or group of artists, selecting ...

Google previewBest Practices for Teaching with Emerging Technologies (2012)

by Michelle Pacansky-Brock

Curation is a skill that requires an individual to be an expert on a particular topic to effectively assess and validate...

Google previewA treatise on the law of negligence (1874)

by Francis Wharton

curation is an act by which one gives 1 L. 12.

Google previewCurating the Digital (2016)

Space for Art and Interaction by David England, Thecla Schiphorst, Nick Bryan-Kinns

Curation is an interpretive, structure-generating process that takes a heterogeneous collection of artworks and yields, as De Landa would describe, a joining of specific hierarchies and meshworks (De Landa 1997). Hierarchies homogenize ...

Google previewActing with Technology (2009)

Activity Theory and Interaction Design by Victor Kaptelinin, Bonnie A. Nardi

Curation is a deeply social process through which materials are strategically revealed to others, or hidden from them. One high-ranking manager at Ajaxe, an accomplished scientist, explained scientific curation as ''the ability to select what ...

Google previewSocial Customer Experience (2014)

Engage and Retain Customers through Social Media by Dave Evans, Joe Cothrel

curation is an important social action that helps shape, prune, and generally increase the signal-to-noise ratio within the community. note ...

Google previewMuseums and Community (2008)

Ideas, Issues and Challenges by Elizabeth Crooke

community curation is an important one and is central to the philosophy of the Ulster People's College. Heritage activity can be an opportunity for a community to take control of the presentation of its own history and this brings with it numerous ...

Google previewSocial Media (2013)

Pedagogy and Practice by Kehbuma Langmia, Tia C. M. Tyree, Pamela O'Brien, Ingrid Sturgis

Curation is a skill that is utilized based on the specific material or media being organized.

Google previewOnline Journalism (2013)

The Essential Guide by Steve Hill, Paul Lashmar

Content curation is an important term that is used throughout this book. It involves the journalist sorting, categorizing and presenting information from a wide range of sources in a format that is easy for the user to digest. Social journalism ...

Google previewA DRIVER's Guide to European Repositories (2008)

by Kasja Weenink, Leonardus Johannes Maria Waaijers, Karen van Godtsenhoven

As data curation is a relatively new term and used within the context of a wide number of projects, initiatives and organisations in different ways, it is impossible to cover all aspects and details in an objective way. This chapter is based on a ...

Google previewGathering and Sharing Digital Information (2014)

by Megan Fromm

Curation is a specific, more purposeful form of aggregation. DISCLOSURE The act of making known information about products, content, or sponsorship relationships, especially in regard to blog posts. GATEKEEPER In the case of news ...

Google previewSocial Media for Journalists (2013)

Principles and Practice by Megan Knight, Clare Cook

Curation is the process of gathering sources, interviews, comments and facts intoacollection,and publishingitonlineas afinished product. Curation is a way for journalists to add valueby adding contextorfiltering information.

Google previewManaging Research Data (2012)

by Graham Pryor

The incentive for some organization or group of organizations to step forward and assume responsibility for long-term curation is an essential prerequisite for sustainable research data, ...

Google previewRecommend This! (2014)

Delivering Digital Experiences that People Want to Share by Jason Thibeault, Kirby Wadsworth

Curation is a valuable service, especially in today's timepressed society.

Google previewThe Eponym Dictionary of Mammals (2009)

by Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, Michael Grayson

Jenkins, Collections Manager, Mammal Curation Group, Natural History Museum, London; Viner Khabibullin, Bashkir State ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dental Science, Biography, Bibliography and Medical Terminology (1849)

by Chapin A. HARRIS

Curation. SAN'ATIVE. From mm, to cure. Curative. SAN' DARACH. Sandaracha; gum sandamch. An inodorous gum-resin. Stunsmcn Gnmconnm.

Google previewA Dictionary of Archaic & Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs & Ancient Customs, Form the Fourteenth Century (1852)

by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps

CURATION. Cure; healing .

Google previewA Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, from the Fourteenth Century (1872)

by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps

CURATION. Cure ; healing. (Lat.) CURATSHIP. A curacy. CURB. To bend, or cringe. (Fr.) CURBER.

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