What are Bookmarks?
Bookmarks are a method of recording the location of a URL for later retrieval.
- To create a bookmark simply click on the word bookmark and Add
Bookmark. This stores the URL for later use.
- When you want to visit this location again simply click on Bookmark and
then the name of the site you noted earlier. Away you go to that
- Bookmarks are an easy way to select sites that you wish to return to or
think that you might want to visit again. They are an excellent tool
for teaching and lesson planning. You can bookmark sites, save the
bookmarks to disk and upload them to the server for the use of your class.
Accessing Your Bookmarks
- Netscape allows you to save your bookmarks to disk.
- This means that you can import those files to other computers.
- Open Netscape and got to Bookmarks, Edit Bookmarks. Under the file
menu you can open your bookmarks from the file or import them for permanent
transfer to the machine you are currently using.
- Now you can click on the site that you wish to visit.
Organizing Your Bookmarks
- Go to Bookmarks, Edit Bookmarks
- Use File, New folder
- Name your folder a general category that will help to get your bookmarks
- Drag and drop the bookmarks into the folder
- This creates a cascading series of folders that allows you to organize you
bookmarks into categories.
Posting Teacher Bookmarks for Student Use
- Use bookmarks to label the sites that you want students to use.
- Insert a diskette and click on File.
- Select the a: drive.
- Click on Save As, give the file a name and add ".htm"(example:
- You can then upload your bookmarks individually by importing to each
machine or get assistance from the person responsible for the server in your
school to post the bookmarks on the server for student
Computer Resource Teacher
- Create a folder for bookmarks in the public directory.
- Copy the teacher bookmark file into the bookmark folder.
- Make the file "read only" to prevent students from changing the bookmarks once
they open the file.
- Students can access the bookmarks from the server for use during a class
or on any machine on the network.