Great post on digital curation; brings to mind @shineslike’s post from a while back “A Throwdown About the Term ‘Curator’”: http://museumgeek.wordpress.com/2012/04/15/a-throwdown-about-the-term-curator/
Originally posted on Hack Library School:
Librarianship is a quickly changing field. Thanks to computers and the internet, it has undergone a tremendous metamorphosis over the last two decades. In light of these changes, we’re kicking off a new series in which we talk about the many emerging careers in librarianship. Today’s inaugural issue talks about the emerging field of data curation.