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ebrary: notes

Highlighting and annotating text is easy in ebrary. Create a personal ebrary account to save your notes to your bookshelf.

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ebrary makes annotating simple! Let's take a look...
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As you explore the book you have selected, you will notice that your search terms are highlighted in purple.
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These highlights may help you find important paragraphs, topics, and quotes, which may be ideal for personal highlights or notes.
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You may highlight and take notes on any page of an ebrary book.
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The Annotations tool in the toolbar at the top provides several options.
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Click the "Choose an annotation type" button to pick your favorite color and option.
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The first three options will allow you to highlight a portion of text.
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The next three options allow for highlighting accompanied by notes.
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The last option should be used to highlight URLs or linked content found in many books.
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Let's explore the Highlight tool first.
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When you locate a section that you wish to highlight, use the cursor to click and drag the highlighter over the section...
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Your selection will then appear highlighted within the text.
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Now let's explore the Notes tool.
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As you read further in the book, you may wish to highlight and take notes.
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To do so, choose sections to make notes just as you would to highlight.
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You will then choose your preferred Highlight & Notes color.
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The section is then highlighted and an empty text box will appear adjacent to the section.
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Enter your notes into the box...
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click 'OK' ...
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then choose the color of the notes box, if you wish to change it.
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The blue line that appears indicates that a note is attached.
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Annotations are saved in the NOTES tab to the right of the screen.
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As annotations are added or removed, the list will change accordingly.
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The symbol to the left of each item indicates if it is a highlight or note, and the trash can to the right is used to delete.
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Click the blue text link to see that annotation within the book.
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From all of us at ebrary - Best of luck with your research!

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