Delicious

Bookmarking/Annotation Tools

Overview

  1. Delicious (formerly del.icio.us, pronounced "delicious") is a social bookmarking web service for storing, sharing, and discovering web bookmarks.
  2. It is allows users to tag, save, manage and share web pages from a centralized source.
  3. It improves how people discover, remember and share on the web.

Application

  1. Delicious can be used to support lectures as an additional bibliographical tool.
  2. It is a mechanism for building learning communities if a tag is identified with the students who can then contribute to this link archive.
  3. It increases network of learning outside the initial group by tagging resources with quality notes and links shared to a wider audience.
  4. It can also be used to get students to manage and analyze their resource collection as they would be encouraged to firstly weigh up the value of the resource, and then analyze and create a synopsis of its worth through tagging.

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