Public Library Services has a delicious account which has links to all the website we send out on the e-mail lists. We are putting all the sites used during the course here as well and they are tagged with nswlearning2.1. We have included a tagroll in this blog post.
To link your delicious and twitter accounts sign in to your delicious account, and click on settings
Click on Sharing Share your bookmarks on Twitter
Fill in your Twitter password and username - note only tweet all bookmarks if you really want to tweet about everything you bookmark - otherwise leave it unchecked. This will allow you to choose what you tweet about.
When you click save you will receive the following message "Success! Your credentials are now saved."
The next time you save a bookmark you can choose to send it (by selecting Twitter) as a tweet and you can then add in some text.
This is what is looks like in delicious
and on twitter
There are a variety of ways to search Delicious from your browser address bar. In these examples substitute your keyword of choice for the generic 'keyword' used in these examples:
To view bookmarks tagged with a specific keyword, type in:
To view bookmarks tagged with two or more keywords, type in:
So for example, if you want to look for sites about rss and productivity, type in:
If you want to narrow the search even further, you can include four terms:
If you are looking for the most popular sites in any category, than simply type in:
So if you are trying to find the most popular sites related to RSS, you would type in:
In the search box, you have the choice of searching your bookmarks (or click on the tag in the sidebar), my bookmarks, or all of delicious. If you want to limit your search to specific tags, then use the prefix “tag:”. An example, “tag:rss”.
If your tag cloud looks like a huge, disorganized mess, bundle the tags into related categories for easy access. To organize your tags into bundles, click on the “Settings” link in the top right-hand corner. From this page, click on “bundle tags” under the tags heading and start creating your own bundles.
Find New Bookmarks
Navigate to http://del.icio.us/inbox (you will need to be logged in to your delicious account for this) where you can subscribe to various tags or specific users. This is an excellent way to discover new sites that you may enjoy. Click “subscribe” at the top of most pages to add any user or any tag to your inbox—you can even use combine tags. Anytime a new post arrives that meets your criteria, it appears in your inbox. Based on the preferences you submit, you will be find new items to check out.
In addition to all that, you can also share your latest del.icio.us bookmarks on your website/blog for all of your readers to enjoy. You do this using Linkrolls and Tagrolls. Linkrolls display your latest del.icio.us bookmarks while tagrolls display all of your del.icio.us tags in a tag cloud.
1. Which features of Delicious do you use most--beyond bookmarking?
2. Do you have recommendations or suggestions for using delicious?
Ellen and Mylee