Posted by mokeefe1 included in Uncategorized
Most of us “bookmark” our favorite Web Sites. While Web browsers allow you to organize bookmarks into folders on your personal computer, Social Bookmarking works a bit differently. First, your Social Bookmarking account is web-based so you can access your bookmarks from any location with Internet Access. It also allows you to create folders or categories to organize your bookmarks. You can put bookmarks into multiple categories. Lastly, you can see the bookmarks of others who have also bookmarked your favorite sites and get new ideas for Web sites to visit. To start using social bookmarking you would sign up for a free account, similar to your email account.
Here is a list of providers to choose from:
Want to see Social Bookmarking in action? Check out this brief overview video produced by Commoncraft:
Here is link a list of bookmarks I have started of organizations and resources for learners in the School of Education:
Any questions on Social Bookmarking? Ask a Librarian
Posted: July 31st, 2009 under Uncategorized.