devTag Help Pages

A collection of help and tips for devTag, a social bookmarking software application used at the GDC InfoCentre

Meet devTag

"devTag" is the name given to the social bookmarking application used at GDC which allows students, staff and librarians to develop, organize and sort resources from the college LMS, the library OPAC, library databases, and the world wide web. 

devTag provide numerous advantages to its users.

Using devTag you can:

  • Bookmark and tag resources with your own keywords to create individualised bookmark lists on important topics.
  • Search full text and browse by tag keyword resources bookmarked by other people.
  • Assess the popularity of resources within the wider college community.
  • Create personal comments and notes about resources.
  • Collect information regarding a group project under a mutually agreed tags.
  • View tag clouds of commonly used terms.
  • Discover community members with similar study interests.
  • View suggestions for tags to use on new items.

 devTag helps GDC Lecturers and Librarians, too:

  • Monitor and view tags as reference points for facilitating projects discussions.
  • Tag library resources for class reading lists.
  • Assess which topics are currently popular research areas within the college community when developing new programmes or collections.

Browse the menu bar to the right to see tutorials covering the different aspects of devTag

Learn how to...

...update your profile.

...add and tag a bookmark. and sort tags.

...view other people's tags