I am a big fan of Since uploading my bookmarks (then a reasonable 645) to last year, I have never felt a need to return to storing favorites in a browser. Being able to access all my bookmarks from any device with web access is simply invaluable.

The Firefox add-on Tags Everywhere uses and is very convenient when adding many new sites at once. I prefer using the Firefox browser outside of work. (There is no access to Firefox at work.)

Like other web 2.0 tools, bookmarks can be accessed from other places besides the website. I am using the application in Facebook and friends can access my bookmarks from my profile.   

I enjoy sharing bookmarks with friends and colleagues, too.  At the same time, I like the option to keep certain bookmarks private.

Recently I have set up several RSS feeds for different tags in  I have found this to be a better way to keep tabs on a topic than by simply using the subscriptions feature.


Published by


I am a librarian with the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library in Tampa, Florida.

2 thoughts on “Using”

  1. Nice article 🙂 It is interesting to read about using from (I assume) a non-technical standpoint. However, I would like to recommend you Faviki, a new online bookmarking tool which categorizes your tags automatically, keeping your and your friend’s bookmarks and interests well organized. It is well suited for people from specialized fields, because of the huge predefined set of tags (tags are actually Wikipedia terms) available for describing a web pages.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s