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  • Diigo is next on my list of new stuff to try - nice job of explaining it. I'm sold :)
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  • Hi Brenda

    Nice presentation. Just when I was getting used to delicious. I see something ele out there
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  • Introduction to Diigo Brenda Rosenthal Created for: Introduction to Emerging Technology Course March 2009
    • Web browsers allow you to save the addresses (URLs) of favourite websites
    • Advantages:
      • Quick retrieval in the future
      • Can organize into folders
    • Disadvantages
      • Computer specific
      • Not easy to share
      • Must manually save into multiple folders
    • Social bookmarking overcomes these disadvantages
    • www.diigo.com
    • An abbreviation for:
      • " D igest of I nternet I nformation, G roups and O ther stuff."
    • Described as
      • “ Social bookmarking on steroids ”
    • Import from web browser, Delicious or other bookmarking site
    • Add using:
      • Diigo Toolbar
      • Diigolet
      • Post to Diigo
      • Highlight & Comment
    • Lists
      • Similar to folders
      • Can list in a specific order
      • Used to create presentations in WebSlides
    • Tags
      • Add keywords to bookmarks
      • Can add multiple tags to one bookmark
    • Full functions
      • Sidebar
      • Diigo
      • Bookmark
      • Highlight
      • Send
      • Unique feature compared to other popular bookmarking sites
    • Install either:
      • Diigo Toolbar
      • Diigolet bookmarklet
    • Can highlight webpages, add sticky notes or comment
      • Public or private
      • Page automatically saved to your bookmarks
    • Friends' bookmarks
    • Watchlist
    • Hot bookmarks from the Diigo community
    • Bookmark lists
    • Diigo
      • Your bookmarks
      • Everyone’s bookmarks
    • People
    • Groups
    • The Web via Google
    • Add Friends and share
      • Bookmarks
      • Highlights
      • Comments
    • Send links to:
      • Email
      • Your Blog or website
      • Facebook
      • Twitter
    • Export bookmarks
    • Site Communities
      • Aggregate users who annotate the same website
      • Connect with other readers interested in the same site.
    • Tag Communities
    • Converts Diigo bookmark lists, RSS feeds and blogs into slideshows
    • Can add background music or voice narration
    • Creates unique URL, or comes as a widget, so it can be posted or emailed
    • Allows any Diigo user to highlight and annotate each page. 
    • Bookmark, tag, share, and clip content for future reference
    • Special accounts provided specifically educators
      • Create student accounts for an entire class
      • Diigo group for each classroom
      • Privacy settings
        • only teachers and classmates
      • Ads
        • limited to education-related sponsors
    • Delicious
      • 7 Reasons Diigo Tastes Better Than Delicious
        • For those who currently use Delicious
        • Diigo allows saving to both Diigo & Delicious
    • Furl
      • Absorbed by Diigo, to be phased out
      • Furl user can export bookmarks to Diigo
    • Social bookmarking comparison table
      • Delicious
      • Diigo
      • Google bookmarks
      • Foxmarks
    • Sharing of pharmacy & medicine bookmarks
    • Pharmacist Resources Group
    • Create WebSlides presentations
    • Highlight & sticky notes
    • Diigo has been described as “social bookmarking on steroids” because of the extra features:
      • Highlighting
      • Sticky notes and comments
      • Social networks
        • Friends
        • Groups
        • Communities
      • Presentations
      • Educator Accounts