Social Bookmarking

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= Introduction =  
 
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== Definition ==
Social bookmarking is a method for Internet users to organize, store, manage and search for bookmarks of resources online. Unlike file sharing, the resources themselves aren't shared, merely bookmarks that reference them. Social bookmarking can be used to foster collaboration and sharing of collections of online content.
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Social bookmarking is a method for Internet users to organize, store, manage and search for bookmarks of resources online. Unlike file sharing, the resources themselves aren't shared, merely bookmarks that reference them. Social bookmarking tools can include annotations and tags to assist in locating resources again and in sharing with others.  These tools can foster collaboration and sharing of collections of online content. Reviewing collections made by others can be a valuable source of new resources.
  
 
== Social Bookmarking Services ==
 
== Social Bookmarking Services ==

Revision as of 01:13, 16 July 2012

Contents

Introduction

Definition

Social bookmarking is a method for Internet users to organize, store, manage and search for bookmarks of resources online. Unlike file sharing, the resources themselves aren't shared, merely bookmarks that reference them. Social bookmarking tools can include annotations and tags to assist in locating resources again and in sharing with others. These tools can foster collaboration and sharing of collections of online content. Reviewing collections made by others can be a valuable source of new resources.

Social Bookmarking Services

Further Info on Social Bookmarking

Uses in Libraries

Sharing Set of Links

Republishing Link Lists on Library Web Sites

A number of libraries use social bookmarking tools to maintain a set of links to key resources.

Other Uses

Further Information on Social Bookmarking and Libraries

Personal tools
Namespaces

Variants
Actions
Navigation
Toolbox