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The eReader provides students with study tools like highlighting and note-taking to make studying more personalized and effective.
Highlighting text allows you to take an active role as a learner. Here is how to do it in our eReader:
- If you are on a computer, click and drag your cursor to select the text you wish to highlight. If you are using a phone or tablet, press and hold with your finger and then drag.
- Release the cursor/your finger to pull up a menu box.
- Select one of the four colors (yellow, green, red, blue) from the menu box.
Congrats, you've created a highlight!
Creating notes is similar to creating highlights.
- If you are on a computer, click and drag your cursor to select the text you wish to annotate. If you are using a phone or tablet, press and hold with your finger and then drag.
- Release the cursor/your finger to pull up the menu box.
- Click the notepad icon (an image of a piece of paper with a pencil).
- Type your notes in the text box which appears on the right side of the page.
- Click the Save button on the lower right side of the text box.
Congrats! You’ve created a note!
Review Your Highlights and Notes
To view a note while reading, click on the colored circle on the right side of the page.
To review a particular note or highlight:
- Click on the Sidebar Menu label in the top left corner of your window.
- Select Notes & Highlights.
- Search for specific notes by keyword in the search bar under Notes & Highlights or scroll to look through your notes in the order you created them.
- Click on a note to jump to the text it references.
Creating a Study Guide
The Study Guide tool presents notes from multiple chapters in one place. To create a study guide:
- Navigate to the Sidebar Menu and select Study Guide.
- Select the desired chapters and click the Open Notes button at the bottom of the dropdown menu to see your highlights and notes together in one place. You’ve created a Study Guide!
- Click the arrow to the right of the note to jump to the text it references.
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