Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Top 10 Sites for Creating Outlines

"An outline is a list[1] of the main features of a given topic, often used as a rough draft or summary of the content of a document.[2] Ahierarchical outline is a list arranged to show hierarchical relationships, and is a type of tree structure. (wikipedia)" Outlines are used all the time in education and everyday use to organize content and show relationships among items. While creating an outline is nothing new there are websites dedicated to increasing this skill and taking it to the next level.

Top 10 Sites for Creating Outlines
  1. Webspiration Classroom - From the creators of Inspiration, a wonderful graphic organizer that now allows for online collaboration and one of the best visual outline creators on the web.
  2. Quicklyst - A free user friendly site for creating outlines. Quicklist also integrates w/ a search engine and dictionary for enhanced note taking. Study queues can be made as well.
  3. Knowcase - Create collaborative outlines w/ this easy to use site that features a drag-n-drop interface.
  4. Thinklinkr - A real time collaborative outline creator that has a nice built in chat feature to engage in project development.
  5. Checkvist - A great collaborative online outliner that has an abundance of features such as: gmail/browser integration, mobility, and nice import/export features.
  6. CRLS Outline Maker - A very easy to user outline creator that takes you through a step by step process.
  7. Read Write & Think Outline Maker - A very easy to user outline creator that teaches how to create outlines.
  8. Loose Stitch - A nice fun site for creating collaborative outlines that can the be exported to a blog or website.
  9. Wisemapping - More of a mindmapper then pure outline creator but still a great visual site that teaches the basic concepts of creating an outline.
  10. Mindmeister - A fun site for realtime collaboration that is ideal for creating brainstorms, mind maps, and outlines.


  1. Great resource! I may need to share this post on my blog, our readers would find this very useful.

  2. Zillion thanks for all your efforts. I am vey grateful.

  3. MagicalPad is a productivity app that allows users to take Visual Notes. It is an ALL IN ONE - Mind Mapping, Outline app, Visual Notes and Visual Task Manager. It allows users to Visually manage notes, ideas, mind maps, outlines, checklist and tasks for school, personal and business needs.


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