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Social bookmarking

  1. 1. Social Sign up for Social Bookmarking Bookmarking We are using For more on, please visit This enables us to together do Collaborative DiscoverySunday, August 28, 2011
  2. 2. What are Tags? Tags are words that mean something Sometimes called labels, categories, or keywords Things that are tagged can have many tags i.e. not like folders, where only one copy residesSunday, August 28, 2011
  3. 3. Folksonomy Tags are personal; a “folksonomy” not “taxonomy” A folksonomy is the practice of organizing information using spontaneous, collaboratively generated, open-ended labels to annotate or categorize contentSunday, August 28, 2011
  4. 4. Tagging Best Practices Tag ideas, concepts and events Use nouns if possible The best tags are narrow and specific apple is too broad, mac better, mac osx best Give preference to singular base Limit abbreviations Consider modifying bookmark title: article title « source Take full advantage of notes: [comment] “quote from webpage”Sunday, August 28, 2011
  5. 5. Multi-Word Tags In most cases tag separately if each word use in a future topic search significant: lamp shade not significant: san francisco You never are going to search for “san” Multi-word tags are typically compacted sanfrancisco, christopherallen Proper words often camel-cased SanFrancisco, ChristopherAllenSunday, August 28, 2011
  6. 6. Tagging Best Practices Be consistent Think of what words others may use Periodically review and update your tags When you successfully find a bookmark from the past, add a new tagSunday, August 28, 2011
  7. 7. BGI Conventions Use ‘bgiedu’ for web pages about BGI, but not other webpages. Don’t use ‘bgi’. Use ‘bgimgt’ for any course related webpages Label for specific course, e.g. ‘bgimgt564”, ‘bgimgt566sx’, etc. Use ‘mywriting’, ‘myprofile’ for your own work Add to your Delicious network Send your Delicious account name to to get added to BGI’s bookmark network.Sunday, August 28, 2011
  8. 8. Bookmarks by BGI NetworkSunday, August 28, 2011
  9. 9. Bookmarks by BGI StudentsSunday, August 28, 2011
  10. 10. Bookmarks by Faculty-TA BGI Staff/Faculty/TAsSunday, August 28, 2011
  11. 11. Bookmarks by BGI AlumniSunday, August 28, 2011
  12. 12. Bookmarks by me, August 28, 2011
  13. 13. Bookmarks by me for this classSunday, August 28, 2011
  14. 14. Bookmarks by a BGI Teacher for Class Week 1 +week1Sunday, August 28, 2011
  15. 15. Scan The Social Web Don’t just read — bookmark and tag the your favorite web pages and the most useful posts. Add bookmarks of use to you and fellow studentsSunday, August 28, 2011
  16. 16. Focus Learn to be brutal with The Social Web your reading. Don’t read anything that you don’t think is interesting. Scan first, then read.Sunday, August 28, 2011
  17. 17. Act Share your favorite posts The Social Web with others, and point them to your social bookmarks! Add your fellow students to your network Browse their bookmarks and add them to your social bookmarks Join the conversation!Sunday, August 28, 2011
  18. 18. Share Cajole your colleagues The Social Web into participating. The more people you have sharing the responsibility to read and engage, the more effective your network will be.Sunday, August 28, 2011
  19. 19. Share Get them involved by The Social Web sharing with them what you like.Sunday, August 28, 2011
  20. 20. Share ... and what you don’t like. The Social WebSunday, August 28, 2011
  21. 21. Share Share your experience in The Social Web learning to use the Social Web. Help others over the hurdles you’ve already learned how to handle.Sunday, August 28, 2011
  22. 22. Share Share your Passion! The Social WebSunday, August 28, 2011
  23. 23. Explore Together you can explore The Social Web the world better. You don’t have to read it all, only your share. The rest will be read by others, and the best will be shared back to you.Sunday, August 28, 2011