Curation

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Curation may refer to:

  • Activities:
    • Market Culture Curation, Curation in the context of an online content creation process is a meticulous research undergone of which content curators make use in in order to acclimate their publications to a more authentic standard by gathering web content on a particular topic which is most relevant to the subject matter and most informative and satisfying to an active partaker in a specified market or culture, such as, truly relevant links, images, videos and literature that will be placed into the publication in accordance to visual relevance of the subject matter, providing a more quality driven experience for the intended audience by engaging them with richer content that is more approximated to the standards of the participants in the specified interest or demand since the author and/or curator of the publication has a more informed insight of the true relevance of the subject matter in works, thereby having created an overall better experience for all who are engaged with the content.
    • Content curation, the collection and sorting of information
    • Data curation, management activities required to maintain research data
    • Digital curation, the preservation and maintenance of digital assets
    • Evidence management, the indexing and cataloguing of evidence related to an event
    • Cultural heritage management, conservation of cultural sites and resources
  • People who perform curation:
    • Curator, manager or overseer, traditionally of tangible assets of a library or museum
    • Biocurator, professional scientist who maintains information for biological databases

See also[edit]

  • Curate, office and person holding it
  • Archive, an accumulation of historical records