Diigo

If you want more than a simple bookmarking tool, Diigo is for you! Diigo is a powerful online research tool and collaborative research platform that integrates several key technologies, including social bookmarking, web annotation, tagging, and group-based collaboration, to enable a whole new process of online knowledge management and participatory learning in the 21st century.

Diigo provides several apps/extensions, so you can collect everything or use Diigo for a specific purpose.

Once equipped with these extensions/apps, you can:

Bookmark and archive webpages – Annotate webpages with highlights & sticky notes – Save notes or to-dos using our slick Quick Note app – Capture and Annotate Screenshot
– Organize your digital items by types, tags, and lists – Search by tags, titles or full-text share one item or a whole collection as a list.  Form groups of people to collaboratively pool resources, Share your findings, complete with your annotations, by email, RSS feeder, twitter, permalink, widget etc.
– your digital library can be accessed and searched from any computer, – and also from free downloadable apps on iPhone, iPad (http://bit.ly/e2ujpL), and Android (http://goo.gl/tvbuq)

Diigo is a great enabler for active reading, project-based learning, and better collaboration, particularly with respect to:

  • how students and teachers acquire, research and organize information;
  • how students can engage in active and critical reading online;
  • how teachers and students can engage each other collaboratively in reading, researching, interpreting, and critiquing information;
  • how students can work effectively as a team, in project-based learning, that requires the team to acquire, analyze and synthesize information from a variety of resources;

https://www.diigo.com

 

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