Wednesday, November 09, 2005

Del.icio.us in education

I just have to blog about this, I can't help it. I was talking to a friend yesterday who was working on an assignment for class. She consulted her very wonderful librarian friend (me) for help in finding information on a particular topic. Turns out her professor was requiring the students to come up with a list of resources and then compile them using del.icio.us. How nifty is that?!

I started off using del.icio.us, but just recently switched to Blinklist because the interface is prettier (pathetic reason, I know). I haven't really had much of a chance to check it out yet, though, so its usefulness remains to be seen. It does create a very pretty cloud of your tags though. You can also import your bookmarks from both del.icio.us and your browser, which is quite nice. For your browser bookmarks, it applies tags based on the names you've given them, but you can always go in and edit them. Did I mention it's very pretty? :)

1 comment:

Otis Gospodnetic said...

Simpy is peeeerrrty, too, with a few extra features. Check it out!