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bookmark

Computing
a. an address for a website stored on a computer so that the user can easily return to the site
b. an identifier placed in a document so that part of the document can be accessed easily

bookmark

[′bu̇k‚märk]
(computer science)
Any method of halting the processing of a transaction and holding it, as far as it has been completed, until processing resumes.
A code that is inserted at a particular place in a document or that is associated with a particular document so that the user can easily return to the specified insertion point or document.
A Web page location (URL) which is saved by a user for quick reference.

bookmark

(World-Wide Web)
A user's reference to a document on the World-Wide Web or other hypermedia system, usually in the form of a URL and a title or comment string.

Most World-Wide Web and Gopher browsers can save and load a file of bookmarks to allow you to quickly locate documents to which you want to refer again.

bookmark

A stored location for quick retrieval at a later date. Web browsers provide bookmarks that contain the addresses (URLs) of favorite sites. Most electronic references, large text databases and help systems provide bookmarks that mark a location users want to revisit in the future. See Favorites, bookmark portal and bookmarklet.
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The faculty leaders had participated in other standard setting workshops at the university, using a modified bookmark procedure (for example, DeMars, Sundre, & Wise, 2002).
Linkman stores Internet bookmarks in local and easy-to- back-up XML databases.
Because some judges might not turn on the bookmarks' panel, it is best to set your briefs and appendices so that the bookmarks' panel automatically opens on the left side of the PDF.
NOTE: THE IETM HAS TO BE RUNNING FROM YOUR COMPUTER'S HARD DRIVE, NOT FROM THE DISK, IF YOU WANT TO SAVE YOUR NOTES AND BOOKMARKS.
Bookmarks were presented to last year's visiting authors as thank yous but they are being made available to members of the public this year.
This bookmark facility also includes a micro-evaluation system: Each link listed is followed by two clickable icons to let the users who have visited the link express their like or dislike of it.
Social bookmarking tools allow users to store, manage, search, organize, and share their bookmarks online and access them from anywhere.
The third tab, as noted above, is for your bookmarks.
Instapaper [Nuggets from this page] lets you bookmark long articles and then lets you read them later in a bare bones stripped down version.
For one thing, a lot of public library reference desk staff members keep their communal bookmark collections in Delicious.
Netscape, Mozilla, and Firefox use the term "bookmarks." The equivalent in Internet Explorer (IE) is called a "favorite." To create a bookmark, click on "Bookmarks" or "Favorites," then "Add." Or, left-click on the little bookmark icon to the place you want a new bookmark filed.
<p>Once you've decided to use more than one browser, you can treat each one independently (giving each distinct settings and bookmark lists) if you prefer.