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How-to PPT on using bookmarking through delicious for volunteers

How-to PPT on using bookmarking through delicious for volunteers



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    Bookmarking Bookmarking Presentation Transcript

    • Becoming a Bookmarking Contributor
    •  You have a account ◦ Proceed to Using the MRN Tag, slide #11.  You have a Log-in but not a account ◦ Your Yahoo! Log-on also accesses Delicious; proceed to Getting Started with Delicious, slide #5.  You don’t have either or Log-in ◦ You can do both easily! Proceed to Getting Started with Delicious, slide #5.  I just want to share resources! ◦ That’s cool! Proceed to Sharing Items, slide #12.
    •  Delicious is under Yahoo!’s wing and so uses the Yahoo! ID and log- in. If you already have a Delicious account, just sign in using it.  If you have a Yahoo! Id – you’re ready to go. Just go to https://secure.delicious.com/register to open a Delicious account.  No Yahoo! Id? Then you’ll start by registering there https://edit.yahoo.com/registration  If you’re not interested in either, that’s okay … but still share your resources!
    •  Bookmark any site on the Internet, and get to it from any computer ◦ Better than traditional bookmarking because you can access from any computer  Tag each bookmark using key words and add comments which helps you search and retrieve your bookmarks easily  Share your bookmarks and get bookmarks in return ◦ Great tool for sharing resources as you work on joint projects for work or personal use  Research tool to find interesting articles and items; search using Delicious tags ◦ Use the Subscriptions and Network features to keep track of the Delicious tags and users you find most interesting.
    •  Go to http://delicious.com  Select Join Now to go to the Sign-in page. If you have a Yahoo! ID, sign in If you don’t have a Yahoo! ID, then sign up for one … this button takes to the Sign-Up Page.
    • Set options Choose a user name … For e.g., MRN’s is marylandrecyclers
    • Add widgets to your browser* to make it easy to save and search bookmarks. This is optional! Delicious walks you through the process! * Works with most browsers, e.g. Firefox, IE. For IE 8, check out the Add-ons for Delicious Bookmarks Add-On
    • Great way to get started … explore here. Learn by doing! Click here to save your first bookmark!
    • If you’ve added buttons to your browser, you can click the "Tag" or "Bookmark this on Delicious" button to save a new bookmark. Or in Delicious, you can select the “save a new bookmark” button This screen will pop-up; paste the URL for the item you want to bookmark
    • Regardless of the buttons you've chosen, you'll see this screen. URL: Address of the page you're bookmarking. Title: If you're using browser tools, this will be prefilled with the title of the page you're saving. Feel free to edit this in any way that makes sense to you. Notes: Write additional info for yourself or to let others know why you bookmarked this page. Tags: Enter one or more tags separated by spaces. Use MRN tag to share items to for the MRN feed; add others as they make sense to you. For more on tags, read our tags section. Send: Use this option to send the bookmark as you create to specific people. Be sure hit SAVE!
    • When you save a bookmark that you want to share with MRN, simply add the tag mdrecycle. We have an RSS feed on the MRN tag which will collect your tagged bookmarks!
    • If you find a website, article, blog post or other item on the web that you think members should be aware of via our news feed, follow these steps: (1) Copy the URL for the webpage using your copy & paste function. (2) Paste the URL into a email to info@marylandrecyclingnetwork.org. (3) In your email message, include a brief description of the item and why it should be added to the news feed or knowledge center. (4) Send.