Social Media for the Social Sciences

Supporting the ALISS Web 2.0 workshop

Delicious / Social Bookmarking

Delicious – what is it

  • Social Bookmarking website
  • Save and store bookmarks online
  • Organise them with tags or keywords
  • Be social – follow other bookmarkers and send / receive links
  • Alas education is an overused word

Social Bookmarking in Plain English

See the ESCalate Delicious account for Education related bookmarks or the Economics Network Delicious account for Economics related links

Delicious – possible uses

  • Keeping the same set of bookmarks if using more than one computer
  • Organise collection of resources around an agreed tag – escelearn
  • One link for related resources
  • Social bookmarking – develop a network and share the load
  • An alternative search engine
  • … and many more from Gabriela Grosseck


  • Go to Delicious at and register for an account
  • Add your favourite Social Sciences website to your account
  • Add the tag alissweb2 when bookmarking it and search for alissweb2


Add another Delicious user to your network


Add your delicious bookmarks or the alissweb2 bookmarks to your blog


Written by Paul Ayres

March 23, 2009 at 4:11 pm

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