« Home | Other Social Software tools » | Flickr » | Intro to computers Day 3 » | Introduction to Computers » | Wikis for Collaborative Writing » | Digital Imagery » | Google Earth » 

Monday, November 14, 2005 

Social bookmarking

This is part 3 of our Social Software workshop.

What is Social Bookmarking?
  • The ability to store sites and content online
  • Involves tagging to sort and organize content
Why should I care?
  • Keeps bookmarks with you wherever you go
  • Share sites with students and peers
  • Learn about new sites from others looking for the same stuff
  • Export to bibliography
  • Create a group account to store content
  • Subscribe to what others are reading
  • Saves a copy of any page you save
How do I start?
  • Create an account in Furl
  • Drag bookmarklet to your links bar