21 ST CENTURY RESEARCHING WITH DIIGO Jennifer Carrier Dorman
Diigo = D igest of I nternet I nformation, G roups and O ther stuff
Diigo is two services in one
it is a research and collaborative research tool on the one hand,
and a knowledge-sharing community and social content site on the other.
Social Bookmarking Evolved - Diigo
What are educators saying about Diigo?
Get The Most Out of Diigo
Diigo – Personal Research Tool
Bookmark, highlight, and add sticky notes to any web page
Organize your bookmarks and annotations by tags or lists.
Access and search your bookmarks anywhere, by tags or by full-text
Multiple ways to share your bookmarks and annotations
Diigo – Collaborative Research
Diigo groups are ideal for team research
Pool and organize resources using group bookmarks
Group sticky notes are great for discussion
Group tag dictionary to enforce tagging consistency
Diigo – Social Content
Find the most popular bookmarks on any subject
Subscribe to the most recent bookmarks by tags, sites, or users
Get recommended content
Get related content while browsing
Diigo – Knowledge-Sharing
You are what you annotate.
Keep in touch with friends through content
Find and connect with people having common interests
Multiple ways to connect with people
Creating Your Account
Registering for Diigo
Create Your Account
No Student E-Mail – No Problem
Apply for the Diigo educator upgrade to create student accounts without student e-mails.
G-Mail Trick http ://snipurl.com/googletricks
Create Your Profile
Create a Diigo avatar
Avatar Options for Students
Add Basic Information
Add some basic information or elect to skip
Search you e-mail address books for friends already using Diigo or skip
Activate Your Account
Diigo will send you an e-mail requesting that you click on a link to verify your account
Activate Your Account
Click on the link or copy/paste the URL address to verify your account
Getting Started with Diigo
Getting Started With Diigo
After verifying, you will be invited to install the Diigo toolbar and learn more about Diigo’s capabilities
Installing the Toolbar
Download the toolbar.
Click the "Install Diigo Toolbar" button.
Run DiigoToolbar. exe.
Restart your browser.
Not Allowed to Install Toolbars?
Diigolet is not as feature-rich as the Diigo toolbar, but it can be set-up by simple drag-and-drop - no download or installation needed, and it works for all major browsers.
Diigolet is a "super bookmarklet" that allows you to highlight and add sticky-notes, in addition to simple bookmarking.
Post to Diigo Browser Button
Import Bookmarks from the Web
Already have bookmarks hosted on another social bookmarking site? Diigo will import all your bookmarks.
Import Bookmarks from Browser
Cross-Post Your Bookmarks
Aren’t ready to give up that Del.icio.us account? Diigo will cross-post all your bookmarks.
Processing the Web
Bookmarking and Annotating
Using the Toolbar
Annotating with Diigo
Share Your Research Across the Web
Publish Your Bookmarks
Daily Blog Post
Enables you to automatically post entries to your blog(s) containing your latest Diigo annotated bookmarks
Adding Blogs to Your Diigo Account
You can add multiple blogs to your Diigo account
Creating Blog Post Jobs
Select your job preferences and submit
Auto Blog Post
Blog Directly from Diigo
So now as you browse along, you simply highlight and add sticky notes on anything that interests you, and, afterwards, you can easily incorporate your highlights and notes to your blog with one-click "Send to Blog".
All you have to do is add your blog to Diigo
Send to Blog, Twitter, Facebook
When you check “Twitter This” when bookmarking, you can cross post to your Twitter feed
Widgetize Your Diigo
Diigo has built-in widgets to broadcast your Diigo Tags and Links
“Add to Diigo” Widget
Encourage people to add your page / blog post to Diigo, and help to increase exposure for your site / blog posts and drive more traffic to your site / blog!
Tag & Site Communities, Power Searching
Aggregate users who annotate the same website & build meaningful reader communities
Discover and connect with other readers interested in the same site.
Site Communities Watchlist & WebSlides View
Aggregate users who annotate sites with the same tags
Discover and connect with other readers interested in the same site and explore related tags and groups
Searching with Diigo
Diigo has a built-in search engine that lets you search for bookmarks, people, and groups
Diigo Search Results
Contacts, Contact Lists, & Messages
You can organize your contacts to lists to make it easier to share resources and conversations
Add contacts to a list
Messages / Conversations
Discover New Learning
Discover New Content
Use the Discover features to track your friend’s bookmarks, your site Watchlists, and bookmarks recommended to you by your learning community
Use the Watchlist to subscribe to tags, sites, and users
Grow Your Learning Network
Find other users who are similar to you based on bookmarking and annotation patterns
Lists and Groups
Create a List
Publish a List
WebSlides Presentation View
Interact through WebSlides View
Create a WebSlides Presentation
To create WebSlides, users simply enter a feed or list of bookmarks and add background music or voice narration.
By clicking button, the list transforms into a slideshow, bringing Web pages and user comments to life.
All you and your reader need is a web browser.
Ways to Create a WebSlides
WebSlides for Bookmarks
WebSlides for RSS Feed
Diigo Groups Video Tutorial http://snipurl.com/diigogroups
Joining and Creating Groups
Create a Group
Group moderators can customize the level of privacy and accessibility for the group
Managing Group Members
Invite New Members
Managing the Group Forum
Tagging Protocols Diigo Groups Video Tutorial http://snipurl.com/diigogroups