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  • Introducing del.icio.us 28 Feb 2009 Kristin Trace – Western School Board Technology Consultant
    • online and free therefore accessible anywhere
    • can use more than one tag per item
    • can create a network to share links
    • must use own computer
    • only method of organization is filing item in a folder
    • must email links
    Del.icio.us Bookmarking
    • When you create an account you should also
      • Install the del.icio.us button in your browser
        • This makes it really simple to tag sites
      • Upload your current bookmarks
        • You obviously saved them for a reason!!
  • Creating a Bookmark
    • If you have added the del.icio.us button to your toolbar
      • When visiting the website you wish to tag/bookmark, click on the tag button
    • If you are on a computer which you cannot add the del.icio.us button to (eg school), you can log into del.icio.us and click on the words “save a new bookmark” in the upper right hand corner of your screen
      • This requires that you cut and paste the URL in
  • Adding A Bookmark via the Button
    • You can opt not to share a link
    • by clicking on the recommended or popular tags you can quickly add tags
    • you may also see who has bookmarked this by clicking on PEOPLE
    • Bookmarks
      • My Bookmarks
      • Popular
      • Recent
      • Look up a URL
    • People
      • My Network
      • Go to a User
    • Tags
      • My Tags
      • My Subscriptions
      • Explore
    Navigating Del.icio.us
  • Bookmarks
    • My Bookmarks
      • Items you have “tagged”
    • Popular
      • Items which are currently being tagged frequently by anyone anywhere
    • Recent
      • Items tagged recently by anyone anywhere
    • Look up a URL
      • Use this to see who has tagged a URL you are interested in
        • Can get “tag” keyword ideas
        • See who is tagging your site
  • People
    • My Network
      • if you have added people to your network
      • clicking on this option will return all their recent bookmarks
        • This is great because once you find people who are like minded, you can count on them to find some great resources
    • Go to a User
      • if you know a specific user’s “name” you can type in their name and it will return all their public bookmarks
  • Tags
    • My Tags
      • Will bring you to a page with your PERSONAL tags in a “cloud” sized by number of references
    • My Subscriptions
      • You can subscribe to a tag and see what bookmarks have recently been assigned it
        • You can limit this to a specific person
        • Or it can be wide open
    • Explore
      • Will bring you to a page with everyone’s tags in a “cloud” sized by number of references
  • So much more…
    • As you learn to refine your tagging habits del.icio.us has more tools to help you
      • Group tags
      • Combine tags into one (eg. Blog and blogs!)
      • Share your tags in a blog, wiki, etc
      • Download a backup of all your tags
      • And so on…