Thursday, May 28, 2009

WebNotes - Highlight, Annotate, Organize the Web

Webnotes is a service that makes it easy to highlight, annotate, and organize your web research. WebNotes has free and paid versions of its service. The free version allows you to highlight, annotate, and organize the information that you find on websites. The paid version allows you to highlight, annotate, and organize information from PDFs as well as websites. There are two options for installing WebNotes. WebNotes can be installed by downloading the full toolbar. The option for installing WebNotes is to use the install bookmarklet that when clicked displays the toolbar on the webpage that you're viewing.

The video below provides a nice overview of WebNotes.

WebNotes Screencast from Alex King on Vimeo.



Applications for Education
WebNotes is a handy little toolbar that could be a great aid to students that struggle to organize the information that they find on the Internet.

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Worio Search - Discover More Search Results
Internet Search Strategies Explained
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