If I could only use one web tool for the rest of my life, I would choose Diigo to highlight & annotate the web. This post tells you why Diigo is so amazing.
Do you sometimes wonder how people were doing research in the pre-internet age? I do this quite often, and do you know what I am thinking right after? How the hell did I do research on the web before I knew about Diigo?!!
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This article is a great place to start when you are trying to get your head around all the different online options you have to manage your reading, information intake, notebooking and social bookmarking. Evernote, diigo, Springpad, Pocket, and many more information management tools are described here.
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The teachers that I work with often ask me, "Where do you find out about all these new tools and online resources?". In addition to the use of Twitter, Diigo is at the top of my goto list for fin...
I am a huge fan of diigo for years now, and I am surprise by how few people actually know and use it. Diigo is a social bookmarking tool, but way better than delicious (is that one still around?) and others because it also lets you annotate webpages!
I use diigo to highlight and tag webpages - kind of my own personal web archive. All my annotations and tags are set to private by default, because I don't feel exactly comfortable with other people knowing on such a detailed paragraph level what I am working on.
In practice, everything that I read online ends up being tagged and highlighted. And if I don't have time right now, I save it for reading it later.
There is an education license which gives you an upgraded version for still free.