Answered By: Digital Library Services Team
Last Updated: Feb 07, 2017     Views: 35

Within the Read Online function, you can add personal notes to Dawsonera books. 

Adding a note:

Notes can only be added through the Read Online option. To add a note, select Read Online for the title you want to use to open up the e-reader. Then find the page where you want to add a note, and select the Notes tab at the top left of the viewer, or the Add notes bar at the bottom of the page.


Dawsonera E-Book with Notes and Add Notes highlighted

If you use the Notes tab at the top of the page, you need to select Add from the notes screen:


Notes Highlighted in Screenshot

Enter your notes in the notes field which appears at the bottom of the page. Once finished click "Save and Close". You can edit and share notes once they have been created.

Screenshot with notes field highlighted

Sharing notes

Once you have saved your notes, you can share them with others in the University. From the Notes tab choose Share:


Dawsonera sharing screenshot

This generates a code which you can share to allow others to view your notes. 

Importing Shared Notes

Importing Shared notes Screenshot
If someone else has sent you a code to share their notes, you can view them by entering the code using the Import option in the Notes tab.