The easiest way to use Curate.Us is with the smart bookmark. Once you install it on your browser bookmarks bar, you will be able to make one-click clips and quotes.
Drag this link to your bookmarks bar.
After you acknowledge the security warning, Internet Explorer will ask you where to save the shortcut.
Select Links and click Add and you are ready to start making clips and quotes (in IE8 links has become Favorites Bar, otherwise the process is identical.)
IE8 also offers Internet accelerators. To install the Curate.Us accelerator click this link
You will be prompted to add the Curate.Us accelerator.
Be sure to check the Make this my default provider box or the accelerator will not appear in the first level menu.
After you install the accelerator you will be able to clip text or pages from the right click menu.