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Getting Started with PowerNotes

  1. Go to
  2. Click "Log In" at the upper right corner.
  3. Click "Sign Up" on the log in page.
  4. Sign up using your email account.
  5. Add and enable the browser extension. (PowerNotes works in Chrome and Firefox. Their website recognizes which browser you are using.)
  6. Go to any webpage and highlight text.
  7. Add the highlight to a topic. Add any notes you have. Explore features for organizing and exporting your highlights and notes.

Read more at PowerNotes' Get Started.

Student Engagement Librarian

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What is PowerNotes?

Help and FAQ

PowerNotes has robust help documentation for tips and troubleshooting. Here are some common issues:

PowerNotes also has a feedback and support system. If anything doesn’t work, click on the PowerNotes icon in the extension tray then on the “Feedback” link or use the “Feedback” button on the right side of the PowerNotes sidebar (this button will auto-populate the URL you are on too). A person from PowerNotes will try to respond by the next business day.

You can also ask a Penn Librarian.

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