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Social Bookmarking; Delicious. How & Why

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Using Social Bookmarking tool Delicious in Education

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Social Bookmarking; Delicious. How & Why

  1. 1. Social Bookmark: Delicious How & Why
  2. 2. Accessing your Bookmarks <ul><li>What do you do when you want to find a bookmark, but you’re not at your usual PC? </li></ul><ul><li>What if you work on different machines (work & home)? </li></ul><ul><li>Wouldn’t you like to be able to access bookmarks from any location? </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Delicious? <ul><li>… is a social bookmarking service that allows users to tag, save, manage and share web pages from a centralized source. </li></ul><ul><li>… manage and access website bookmarks from multiple locations, multiple machines. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Favourites & bookmarks <ul><li>‘ Favourite’ bookmarks available on one PC only. </li></ul><ul><li>Very difficult to take with you from home-to-work. </li></ul><ul><li>They are not easily shared. </li></ul><ul><li>Use Delicious to access anywhere & anytime, and to share. </li></ul>
  5. 5. How Can I Use Delicious <ul><li>Add websites to Delicious as you would add to ‘favourites’ in Internet Explorer. </li></ul><ul><li>Access Delicious bookmarks from any location. </li></ul><ul><li>Use tags to categorise your bookmarks. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Example Bookmark <ul><li>Bookmark tagged as containing information on or about ‘design’, ‘eBook’, ‘education’, ‘eLearning’, and ‘research’. </li></ul><ul><li>50 other Delicious users have also bookmarked this page. </li></ul>Link Name Link URL Tags: what is this link / page about? Number of times this URL has been bookmarked in Delicious
  7. 7. Delicious sidebar <ul><li>Add new bookmark </li></ul><ul><li>Update profile </li></ul><ul><li>Update tags </li></ul><ul><li>Quickly browse bookmarks by tag </li></ul>
  8. 8. Delicious Networks <ul><li>Link with colleagues in Delicious: share links between you. </li></ul><ul><li>Share your Network Badge on Social Network websites and/or Blog </li></ul>
  9. 9. Web Browser ‘plug-in’ <ul><li>Internet browsers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet Explorer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Firefox / Mozilla </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Chrome </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Safari </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Opera </li></ul></ul><ul><li>‘ Add bookmark’ options. </li></ul><ul><li>Select from popular tags as well as ones you’ve used previously. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Import into Delicious <ul><li>Import existing bookmarks / favourites from Internet browser(s) into Delicious (from multiple machines: only needs to be done once per machine). </li></ul><ul><li>Export and back-up from Delicious. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Reduce email ‘clutter’ <ul><li>Stop sending emails of useful links you find. </li></ul><ul><li>Start bookmarking and using Delicious to ‘network’. </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage colleagues to use Delicious, and join your Network. </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage colleagues to share their links with you. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Thank you for your time <ul><li>David Hopkins </li></ul><ul><li>twitter.com/hopkinsdavid </li></ul><ul><li>delicious.com/hopkinsdavidm </li></ul>

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