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  1. 1. Diigo – Research, Share and Collaborate Presented By: Saurav Amatya
  2. 2. Today’s topics of discussion
  3. 3. What is Diigo ? <ul><li>Digest for Internet Information, Groups and Other stuffs </li></ul><ul><li>Two services in one:- </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Research and collaborative research tool </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge sharing community and social content site on the other side </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>A web highlighter, sticky notes, social bookmarking tool, and a social information network rolled into one . </li></ul>http:// www.diigo.com
  4. 4. How can we use it? <ul><li>http:// www.diigo.com </li></ul>
  5. 5. Diigo toolbar <ul><li>Quickly bookmark, highlight and annotate </li></ul><ul><li>Quick access to bookmarks, subscription, meta-search, context menu, and content-selection-menu </li></ul><ul><li>Alternate options for Google chrome, safari, Opera etc. </li></ul><ul><li>-- Diigolet </li></ul>
  6. 6. Highlight <ul><li>Mark anything interesting (with coloring options) </li></ul><ul><li>Use it like a pen </li></ul>http:// help.diigo.com /how-to-guide/how-to-highlight
  7. 7. Annotate (Sticky Notes!!) <ul><li>2 types – Floating and inline sticky notes </li></ul><ul><li>Set your privacy level – Private, Public or Groups. </li></ul><ul><li>Add comments </li></ul>
  8. 8. Bookmark <ul><li>Bookmarks accessible from any machine on any browser, with or without Diigo installed </li></ul><ul><li>Diigo also allows simultaneous bookmarking to several other bookmarking services, as well as the local folders. </li></ul>http://www.online-tech-tips.com/cool-websites/diigo-online-research-tool/
  9. 9. <ul><li>Coolest thing – Changes are persistent!! </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Lets try everything now!! </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Powerful search feature: - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web page titles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>URLs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tags </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Highlights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full text of bookmarked pages </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Other Features <ul><li>Save a cached image of bookmarked page </li></ul><ul><li>Get annotated link (provides a link consisting of cached version of the page ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Share your finding with non-users too </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Send message to email addresses </li></ul><ul><li>Follow or get followed </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>What if you do not have Diigo toolbar? </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Can non-Diigo user can see your changes?? </li></ul>http://www.online-tech-tips.com/cool-websites/diigo-online-research-tool/
  15. 15. Diigo Educator Accounts <ul><li>Create student accounts for an entire class with just a few clicks (and student email addresses are optional for account creation </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy settings of student accounts are pre-set so that only teachers and classmates can communicate with them. </li></ul><ul><li>Ads presented to student account users are limited to education-related sponsors. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Research with Diigo <ul><li>Great research tool – Annotate, Archive and Organize </li></ul><ul><li>Do not bother copying and pasting text </li></ul><ul><li>Highlight and add sticky notes </li></ul><ul><li>Archive pages forever and make them searchable, too </li></ul><ul><li>Organize your items by tags or lists </li></ul>
  17. 17. Share with Diigo <ul><li>Share or not share - choice is yours! </li></ul><ul><li>Share bookmarks with friends and colleagues via email or send to blog or post to other social sites such as twitter, facebook, delicious etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Annotated links </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate or share bookmarks by joining or creating groups </li></ul>
  18. 18. Collaborate with Diigo <ul><li>Create a group and share your findings </li></ul><ul><li>Other member get alerts and view shared snapshots </li></ul>
  19. 19. Advantages <ul><li>Its strong features </li></ul>http://digitalresearchtools.pbworks.com/diigo
  20. 20. Disadvantages <ul><li>Current small user base </li></ul><ul><li>What if I don’t have enough privilege to install? </li></ul><ul><li>Changes made by other also appears on the page ( Adv. Or Disadv. ??.. However, we have a solution for it ) </li></ul>http://digitalresearchtools.pbworks.com/diigo
  21. 21. Conclusion <ul><li>Combination of strong web tools like -mystickies/delicious/ wizlite ( save directly to delicious) </li></ul><ul><li>A wonderful research tool that provides numerous services for organizing, annotating, and sharing information. </li></ul>
  22. 22. References <ul><li>For introduction part ( http:// digitalresearchtools.pbworks.com/diigo ) </li></ul><ul><li>For features ( http:// digitalresearchtools.pbworks.com/diigo , http://www.online-tech-tips.com/cool-websites/diigo-online-research-tool / and http://help.diigo.com/home/what-is-new-in-diigo-v4 </li></ul><ul><li>For research ( http://www.lifeclever.com/archive-the-web-with-diigo / and http://help.diigo.com/home/what-is-new-in-diigo-v4 and http://www.the20life.com/2009/09/28/diigo-the-ultimate-bookmarks-solution/ ) </li></ul><ul><li>For Collaborative work in Diigo( http://www.the20life.com/2009/09/28/diigo-the-ultimate-bookmarks-solution/ </li></ul><ul><li>Highlighting in Diigo ( http:// help.diigo.com /how-to-guide/how-to-highlight ) </li></ul><ul><li>For toolbars ( http:// www.diigo.com /tools ) </li></ul><ul><li>For collaboration details ( http:// digitalresearchtools.pbworks.com/f/Diigo+Description.pdf and http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/7-reasons-diigo-tastes-better-than-delicious/ ) </li></ul><ul><li>For sending messages via Diigo ( http:// message.diigo.com ) </li></ul><ul><li>For getting annotated links ( http://blog.diigo.com/2009/03/31/tip-of-the-day-get-annotated-link/ ) </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.diigo.com /education (Diigo for educational purpose) </li></ul>
  23. 23. References Continues… <ul><li>For diigo unique visitors graph ( http://siteanalytics.compete.com/diigo.com/ ) </li></ul><ul><li>Comparison with delicious and traditional bookmarking ( http:// www.diigo.com/help/why_diigo ) </li></ul><ul><li>For research ( http://www.diigo.com/learn_more/research ) </li></ul><ul><li>For Share ( http://www.diigo.com/learn_more/share ) </li></ul><ul><li>For Collaboration part ( http://www.diigo.com/learn_more/collaborate ) </li></ul>