Digest of Internet Information,
Groups and Other stuff
Diigo provides three powerful services in one:
Research Annotate, Archive, Organize
•Online bookmark: Organize by tags or lists; Access from anywhere,
•Archive: Do not just bookmark! Archive pages forever! Make them
•Annotate: Do not just archive! Highlight! Add sticky notes too!
Share Build Personal Learning Network
•Share your annotated pages with your followers on Diigo or elsewhere.
•Get a stream of interesting content by following others you like.
•Interact with others on content of interest
Collaborate Create a Group Knowledge Repository
•Create a private or public group for your company, class, and teams.
•Share findings to the group -- make it the second brain for your team!
•Interact on the web pages in-situ or in the group
What can Diigo do for me?
Bookmark, highlight, and add sticky notes to any website
(not yet available on PDFs.)
•Organization of bookmarks and annotations by tags or list.
•Access bookmarks from anywhere, anytime.
•Multiple ways to share
•Join groups (your own PLN) share ideas, collaborate, and
•Search for the most popular content, subscribe to the
most recent, tags, bookmarks or users.
Getting Started with Diigo (after initial registration)
Install Diigo toolbar (a must)
If you are not allowed to install toolbars here is an option:
Diigolet is not as feature-rich as the Diigo toolbar, but it can be set-
up by simple drag-and-drop - no download or installation needed, and
it works for all major browsers. Diigolet allows you to highlight and
add sticky-notes, in addition to simple bookmarking.
Diigo – Personal Research Tool
Bookmark, highlight, and add sticky
notes to any web page
Organize your bookmarks and
annotations by tags or lists.
Access and search your bookmarks
anywhere, by tags or by full-text
Multiple ways to share your
bookmarks and annotations
Diigo – Collaborative Research Tool
Diigo groups are ideal for team research
Pool and organize resources using group bookmarks
Group sticky notes are great for discussion
Group tag dictionary to enforce tagging consistency
Diigo – Social Content
Find the most popular bookmarks
on any subject
Subscribe to the most recent
bookmarks by tags, sites, or
Get recommended content
Get related content while
Diigo – Knowledge Sharing
You are what you annotate.
Keep in touch with friends through
Find and connect with people
having common interests
Multiple ways to connect with
Diigo – Your Profile
•Upload a photo
•Share information for networking
Diigo – Importing Bookmarks
From other sources
From your browser
Daily Blog Post
This is a way for you to find and follow others who are interested in the
same areas (tags) as you.
Click on a tag of interest and it will take you to a list of all the bookmarks
that contain that tag. You will also be able to find groups that you can
follow with the same interest.
Diigo has a built-in search engine that
lets you search for bookmarks, people,
You can organize your contacts into
lists for ease of communicating and
You can communicate with your friends via the message center.
Easily turn your Diigo Bookmarks into a slideshow to add to your
website or blog. Visit http://slides.diigo.com/
You will need to be logged into your Diigo
account to add this widget. Follow the
online instructions, copy and paste the
code and you are ready to go.
This section allows you to follow other groups as well as create them.
In the search box, type in the area of interest and then select in groups
for example: Technology
http://tools4integration.blogspot.com/ Examples of widget use
Diigo Educator Accounts:
•Student accounts for all students (email is optional)
•Students of a the same class are a group (share: group bookmarks and
annotations, and group forums
•Privacy settings: only students and teacher can communicate with each
•Ads are limited to education
“Diigo: is a new kind of online research and collaborative research tool
that integrates tags and folders, highlighting and clipping, sticky notes,
and group-based collaboration, enabling a whole new process of online
knowledge management, learning, and teaching in the information age.”
More information visit: Diigo Help
Teacher Console gives you the ability to manage your students/classes.
Once you have successfully
created your group, you have the
option of creating student accounts
to the group
Once groups are created your Teacher Console will look like this. Here
you can manage your group accounts by adding members, printing list
of members, or deleting them.
From the Group page, students can post a bookmark, start a topic
or view the previously saved bookmarks. The speech bubbles
indicate that a topic/discussion has been started while the book
indicates that this is a bookmarked site.
Student to Student Use
Not only are students included in the original group, but sub-groups can
be created for classroom use. Here David Sara Shea makeup a group.
They can see each other’s highlights and sticky notes and even
comment back to one another. It also allows the students to share with
more than one group if needed.
1. In the description
area they can post
the description of
the website or
thoughts and ideas
on how to use this
website in their
Adding tags helps
them easily locate
and organize their
Allows access to be
shared with a
Student to Teacher
If a student has started a discussion then the teacher can actively see it
and respond with suggestions or comments to help guide their inquiry.
Student to Teacher
Teachers can also add comments to the
student’s sticky notes. Giving them ideas
and suggestions for their project.
Teacher to Teacher
Schools can set up groups to where websites are shared amongst a
group of teachers. This way you reduce printing out copies for all staff
members. By using Diigo all the teachers can view the same web
resource with the highlighted areas of important key points.