Diggin’Diigo Getting Started with Social Bookmarking Lori Sheldon updated 11/2010
What is DIIGO?
saving your bookmarks online
tagging and organizing your bookmarks
sharing your bookmarks with others
Diigo is a site for:
Why not just bookmark to my computer?
Bookmarks follow you no matter what computer you are using. (home, school, library)
You are no longer without bookmarks if a computer goes down or is reimaged.
Joining Diigo http://www.diigo.com
Create Your Account
Your Profile Only add info that you are comfortable sharing.
Getting the Toolbar Select “Tools” from your drop down menu. Click on this----> You will need to do this on each computer you use.
Using the Toolbar Once you install the toolbar and restart your internet browser, “Diigo” appears as its own toolbar. Adds a sidebar search box. Shortcuts to lists, groups.... Add a bookmark Highlight the web
Using the Toolbar Share with others Personalize the options Search by tag
How to Bookmark Add description & tags. Click “Save.”
Options When Bookmarking
You can make your bookmarks public or private.
Bookmarks can be added to a list...
and/or shared to a group!
Tag, You’re it!
a naming, organizing system created by you for you
a way to find bookmarks quickly
What is a tag?
Retrieving your Bookmarks Show them in your sidebar. Or visit the site.
Ways to Organize Your Bookmarks:
use tags (assign descriptive labels to sites)
create groups (people can join and share)
Making Lists Click “My Lists” then “Create a New List.”
Fill out Required Info
Saving to a List
Purpose: When you add bookmarks to a group and invite people to join, everyone can add to the group and share bookmarks!
Creating a New Group
Fill in required info:
click CREATE MY GROUP.
Want to learn more? Check out Diigo’s site for more tutorials or contact Lori Sheldon ( [email_address] )