• If you are citizen of an European Union member nation, you may not use this service unless you are at least 16 years old.

  • Whenever you search in PBworks, Dokkio Sidebar (from the makers of PBworks) will run the same search in your Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, Gmail, and Slack. Now you can find what you're looking for wherever it lives. Try Dokkio Sidebar for free.


Social Bookmarking

DiRT (Digital Research Tools) has a new home! Please visit Bamboo DiRT to explore this excellent collection of research tools.


Social bookmarking tools make it easy to bookmark a web page, access your bookmarks through the web, share your bookmarks with others, and discover sites that people with related interests have bookmarked.  Some tools also support annotations.



  • CiteULike: "a free service for managing and discovering scholarly references" (Free, web-based)
  • delicious [Review] "Delicious is a social bookmarking service that allows users to tag, save, manage and share web pages from a centralized source." (Free, web-based)
  • Diigo: [Review] users can bookmark web pages, annotate & highlight them, share them; can also discover resources other people have bookmarked (Free, browser plug-in)
  • Heurist: academic social bookmarking with tagging, rating and workgroup functions; bookmarklet with disambiguation and typing of resources, publishing of filtered lists to web sites (Free service, open source planned 2009)
  • iBreadCrumbs.com: "a recording toolbar for your web browser...iBreadCrumbs.com records all the web pages you visit while you research. Save, review, and share your research with friends or colleagues." (Free, browser-based)
  • Ma.gnolia: social bookmarking application that caches copies of web pages and enables users to share with groups, rate bookmarks, and set privacy levels (Free, web-based)
  • Scholar: academic resource sharing service, customized for education and integrated directly with the Blackboard Learning System (Free, available only to users of the Blackboard Learning System) 


  • SNiPiTRON: [Review] can snip digital content, save it to a central place, and share it (Free, with professional account available; browser-based)
  • Trailfire: can create "trails" (or guides) linking together web sites, add notes, and discover content via other people's trails (Free, browser-based)
  • Twine: Twine helps you organize, share and discover information about your interests, with networks of like-minded people; can use Twine alone, with friends, groups and communities, or even in your company (Free, web-based)
  • WebSlides: for use with Diigo, "convert your bookmarks and feeds and present them as live web pages in an interactive slideshow format - complete with the full conten [SIC] pages, links, comments, and ads"  (Free, web-based)
  • Worldcat.org: a free online catalog of library holdings from around the world, it includes the ability to make and share lists of library books, CDs, DVDs, and even some articles (Free, web-based)





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