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= Introduction =  
 
= Introduction =  
 
== Definition ==
 
== Definition ==
Social bookmarking is ...  
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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.
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Within the broad category of social bookmarking are similar activities including social citation and social reference management.  These latter activities are generally more oriented toward academic research.
  
 
== Social Bookmarking Services ==
 
== Social Bookmarking Services ==
* [http://www.citeulike.org/ CiteULike]
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* [http://delicious.com Delicious] Provides a bookmarklet that allows the user to create "themed stacks" which can be shared and viewed by others. The focus of Delicious has changed somewhat over time- it started as primarily a social bookmarking site and is more about curation since it was acquired by Yahoo! in 2011.
* [http://www.connotea.org/ Connotea]
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* [http://diigo.com/ Diigo] A research tool and information sharing tool, Diigo allows users to highlight or add sticky notes to webpages, which persist when the user returns to that particular page.  Within Diigo, users can create lists, groups, search tags, and identify other users with similar interests. 
* [[del.icio.us]]
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* [http://www.citeulike.org/ CiteULike] A tool to facilitate storage, organization, and sharing of scholarly papers. CiteULike includes tagging, formation of groups, and can identify others with an interest in similar academic resources as a user.
* [http://www.furl.net/ Furl]
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* [http://www.connotea.org/ Connotea] Allows researchers to save, organize and share reference links. 
* [http://ma.gnolia.com/ Ma.gnolia]
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* [http://www.mendeley.com/ Mendeley] A reference management tool that allows researchers to collaborate, form groups, identify academic research papers.  Users can store papers, organize them, and generate bibliographies. 
* [http://www.sitejot.com/ sitejot]
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* [http://www.stumbleupon.com/ StumbleUpon]
* [http://www.spurl.net/ Spurl.net]
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* [http://pinterest.com/ Pinterest]
* [http://unalog.com/ unalog]
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* [https://clipboard.com/ Clipboard]
  
 
== Further Info on Social Bookmarking ==
 
== Further Info on Social Bookmarking ==
* Akerman, Richard. [http://www.dlib.org/dlib/april05/hammond/04hammond.html "CiteULike Academic Article Bookmarking."] ''Science Library Pad''. 11 December 2007. Retrieved 8 April 2008.
 
 
* Common Craft. [http://www.commoncraft.com/bookmarking-plain-english "Social Bookmarking in Plain English."] 6 August 2007. Retrieved 7 April 2008.
 
* Common Craft. [http://www.commoncraft.com/bookmarking-plain-english "Social Bookmarking in Plain English."] 6 August 2007. Retrieved 7 April 2008.
 
* Hammond, Tony, Timo Hannay, Ben Lund, and Joanna Scott. [http://www.dlib.org/dlib/april05/hammond/04hammond.html "Social Bookmarking Tools (I): A General Review."] ''D-Lib'' 11.4 (2005). Retrived 8 April 2008.
 
* Hammond, Tony, Timo Hannay, Ben Lund, and Joanna Scott. [http://www.dlib.org/dlib/april05/hammond/04hammond.html "Social Bookmarking Tools (I): A General Review."] ''D-Lib'' 11.4 (2005). Retrived 8 April 2008.
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* Educause Learning Initiative. [http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7001.pdf "7 Things You Should Know About Social Bookmarking"] May 2005. Retrieved 15 July 2012.
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* Iowa State University. [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ReUi3vhJAYE "Social Bookmarking"]  1 October 2009. Retrieved 15 July 2012.
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* Wikipedia. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_bookmarking "Social bookmarking"] Retrieved 16 July 2012.
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*[http://research20atimperial.wordpress.com/optional-content/social-bookmarking-ref-management/  "Social bookmarking, citation and reference management"] Retrieved 16 July 2012.
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*Secker, Jane. [http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/clt/2011/03/02/review-of-social-citation-tools/ Review of social citation tools] March 2011. Retrieved 16 July 2012.
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*Barnes, Laura L. [http://collaborativelibrarianship.org/index.php/jocl/issue/view/14 Social Bookmarking Sites: A Review] October 2011. Retrieved 16 July 2012.
  
 
= Uses in Libraries =
 
= Uses in Libraries =
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* Collect and share a list of links to key sources in a topic area- a library subject guide
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* Collect and share resources around an event or local happening
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* Collect and share resources for staff professional development
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* Illustrate the use of a valuable resource to patrons who are learning research skills
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* Provide a mechanism by which library patrons can contribute resources to a topic area as well as tag (label) the content areas
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== Sharing Set of Links ==
 
== Sharing Set of Links ==
  
* Assumption College for Sisters Library: [http://del.icio.us/ACS_library bookmarks on del.icio.us]
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* Assumption College for Sisters Library: [http://delicious.com/ACS_library bookmarks on delicious]
* Beaufort County Library: [http://del.icio.us/bclrefdesk bclrefdesk's bookmarks on del.icio.us]
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* Bibliothèques de l'Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris-IV): [http://delicious.com/bibliparis4 bookmarks on delicious]  
* Bibliothèques de l'Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris-IV): [http://del.icio.us/bibliparis4 bookmakrs on del.icio.us]  
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* Chelmsford Public Library: [http://delicious.com/chelmsfordlibrary bookmarks on delicious]  
* Chelmsford Public Library: [http://del.icio.us/chelmsfordlibrary bookmarks on del.icio.us]
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* Dublin City Public Libraries: [http://delicious.com/DublinCityPublicLibraries bookmarks on delicious][http://delicious.com/stacks/view/ReJi4J stack on delicious]
* Columbus Public Library: [http://del.icio.us/columbuspubliclibrary bookmarks on del.icio.us]  
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* Seldovia Library: [http://delicious.com/seldovia.library bookmarks on delicious]
* Dublin City Public Libraries: [http://del.icio.us/DublinCityPublicLibraries bookmarks on del.icio.us]
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* La Grange Park Library: [http://delicious.com/LaGrangeParkLibrary bookmarks on delicious]
* East Providence Public Library : [http://del.icio.us/eppl bookmarks on del.icio.us]
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* Marathon County Public Library (MCPL): [http://www.delicious.com/mcpl.childrens bookmarks for children on delicious]
* San Mateo Public Library: [http://del.icio.us/SanMateoLibrary bookmarks on del.icio.us]  
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* McMurry University Library: [http://www.delicious.com/mcmurryuniversity bookmarks on delicious]
* Seldovia Library: [http://del.icio.us/seldovia.library bookmarks on del.icio.us]
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* Nebraska Library Commission: [http://delicious.com/nlc_reference NLC_Reference’s bookmarks on delicious]
* Seminole County Public Library: [http://del.icio.us/SeminoleCountyLibrary bookmarks on del.icio.us]
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* Sandhills Branch Library: [http://delicious.com/Sandhills bookmarks on delicious]
* Lansing Public Library: [http://del.icio.us/lansingpubliclibrary bookmarks on del.icio.us]
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* Springfield Technical Community College Library: [http://delicious.com/stcclibrary bookmarks on delicious]
* La Grange Park Library: [http://del.icio.us/LaGrangeParkLibrary bookmarks on del.icio.us]
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* Witkin State Law Library of California: [http://delicious.com/csllaw bookmarks on delicious]
* Maui Community College Library: [http://del.icio.us/mauicclibrary bookmarks on del.icio.us]
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* UC Berkeley Library [http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/math/research/reference.html bookmarks on delicious]
* Menasha Public Library: [http://del.icio.us/menashalibrary bookmarks on del.icio.us]
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* ALA [http://delicious.com/stacks/view/ElINJH delicious stack around theme of book donations]
* McMaster University Library Web Team: [http://del.icio.us/libweb/ bookmarks on del.icio.us]
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* Nebraska Library Commission: [http://del.icio.us/nlc_reference NLC_Reference’s bookmarks on del.icio.us]
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* Pierce County Library: [http://del.icio.us/piercecountylibrary bookmarks on del.icio.us]
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* Springfield Technical Community College Library: [http://del.icio.us/stcclibrary bookmarks on del.icio.us]
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* Tampa Bay Library Consortium: [http://del.icio.us/TampaBayLC TampaBayLC bookmarks on del.icio.us]
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* University of Alberta Libraries: [http://del.icio.us/Winspearlib Winspearslib bookmarks on del.icio.us]
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* University of Georgia Library, Cataloging Department: [http://del.icio.us/catresources bookmarks on del.icio.us]
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* University of Michigan, Dentistry Library: [http://http://del.icio.us/dentlib bookmarks on del.icio.us]
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* University of Michigan, Health Sciences Libraries: [http://del.icio.us/UMHealthSciencesLibraries bookmarks on del.icio.us]
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* Witkin State Law Library of California: [http://del.icio.us/csllaw bookmarks on del.icio.us]
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== Republishing Link Lists on Library Web Sites ==
 
== Republishing Link Lists on Library Web Sites ==
 
A number of libraries use social bookmarking tools to maintain a set of links to key resources.
 
A number of libraries use social bookmarking tools to maintain a set of links to key resources.
* CSU-Pueblo Library uses del.icio.us to display their [http://del.icio.us/csupuebloreferencedesk del.icio.us picks] on their library [http://csuplibrary.wordpress.com/ website].
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*[http://www.holdregelibrary.org/index.html Holdrege Public Library] uses delicious tag clouds on their [http://www.holdregelibrary.org/delicious_links.html "Links we Love"], [http://www.holdregelibrary.org/kidzone.html Kid’s Zone] and [http://www.holdregelibrary.org/teenspace.html TeenSpace].  
* Cubberley Education Library uses a [http://sul-ic-rdm.stanford.edu:8080/cubberley/blog/archives/66 tag cloud] to display their [http://del.icio.us/kkerns del.icio.us bookmarks].
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*[http://www.holdregelibrary.org/index.html Holdrege Public Library] uses del.icio.us tag clouds on their [http://www.holdregelibrary.org/delicious_links.html “Links we Love“], [http://www.holdregelibrary.org/kidzone.html Kid’s Zone] and [http://www.holdregelibrary.org/teenspace.html TeenSpace]. Each page has a separate del.icio.us account:
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** Holdrege Public Library: [http://del.icio.us/HoldregeLibrary bookmarks on del.icio.us]
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** HoldregeLibraryKids’: [http://del.icio.us/HoldregeLibraryKids bookmarks on del.icio.us]
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** HoldregeLibraryTeens’: [http://del.icio.us/HoldregeLibraryTeens bookmarks on del.icio.us]
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* [http://libraries.mit.edu/help/virtualref/ MIT Libraries Virtual Reference Collection]
 
* [http://libraries.mit.edu/help/virtualref/ MIT Libraries Virtual Reference Collection]
** Uses [[del.icio.us]] to maintain [http://del.icio.us/virtualref links] and to publish list on library web pages. Details on the [http://libraries.mit.edu/help/betas/#virtualref MIT Libraries Betas] site.
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** Uses delicious to maintain [http://delicious.com/virtualref links] and to publish list on library web pages. Details on the [http://libraries.mit.edu/help/betas/#virtualref MIT Libraries Betas] site.
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*Rapid City Public Library: [http://www.rcgov.org/Library/diigo.html Links from library page to lists of collected resources on diigo]
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*Haverhill Public Library: [http://www.haverhillpl.org/social-media/ Links to various social media resources including Delicious]
  
 
== Other Uses ==
 
== Other Uses ==
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== Further Information on Social Bookmarking and Libraries ==
 
== Further Information on Social Bookmarking and Libraries ==
* Bridgewater, Rachel. [http://sirsidynixinstitute.com/seminar_page.php?sid=92 "A Little More Help from Your Friends: Social Bookmarking."] Presentation at SirsiDynix Institute, 13 November 2007. Retrieved 8 April 2008.
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* Rethlefsen, Melissa L. [http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6476403.html Tags Help Make Libraries Del.icio.us] 15 September 2007. Retrieved 11 March 2011.
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*[http://thehyperlinkedlibrary.org/learning20/2012/05/02/delicious/ Delicious] Retrieved 16 July 2012
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*Herzog, Brian. [http://www.swissarmylibrarian.net/2012/03/ Pinterest is the new black] March 2012. Retrieved 16 July 2012.  Reviews a number of library sites using Pinterest along with other resources for libraries considering using Pinterest.
  
 
[[Category: Technology]]
 
[[Category: Technology]]
 
[[Category: Web 2.0]]
 
[[Category: Web 2.0]]

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Contents

[edit] Introduction

[edit] 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.

Within the broad category of social bookmarking are similar activities including social citation and social reference management. These latter activities are generally more oriented toward academic research.

[edit] Social Bookmarking Services

  • Delicious Provides a bookmarklet that allows the user to create "themed stacks" which can be shared and viewed by others. The focus of Delicious has changed somewhat over time- it started as primarily a social bookmarking site and is more about curation since it was acquired by Yahoo! in 2011.
  • Diigo A research tool and information sharing tool, Diigo allows users to highlight or add sticky notes to webpages, which persist when the user returns to that particular page. Within Diigo, users can create lists, groups, search tags, and identify other users with similar interests.
  • CiteULike A tool to facilitate storage, organization, and sharing of scholarly papers. CiteULike includes tagging, formation of groups, and can identify others with an interest in similar academic resources as a user.
  • Connotea Allows researchers to save, organize and share reference links.
  • Mendeley A reference management tool that allows researchers to collaborate, form groups, identify academic research papers. Users can store papers, organize them, and generate bibliographies.
  • StumbleUpon
  • Pinterest
  • Clipboard

[edit] Further Info on Social Bookmarking

[edit] Uses in Libraries

  • Collect and share a list of links to key sources in a topic area- a library subject guide
  • Collect and share resources around an event or local happening
  • Collect and share resources for staff professional development
  • Illustrate the use of a valuable resource to patrons who are learning research skills
  • Provide a mechanism by which library patrons can contribute resources to a topic area as well as tag (label) the content areas

[edit] Sharing Set of Links

[edit] Republishing Link Lists on Library Web Sites

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

[edit] Other Uses

[edit] Further Information on Social Bookmarking and Libraries

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