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PowerNotes Usage Guide: Home

A step-by-step guide to the main functionality of PowerNotes for students and researchers.

PowerNotes Introduction

PowerNotes is a service for tracking and organizing sources found during your research. While working on a research project you can use PowerNotes to save citations, organize your sources to help structure your argument, and add notes and annotations to those sources to help evaluate their relevance and reliability. Powernotes works as part of your internet browser.

In this research guide, you will find instructions for installing PowerNotes, creating projects, and working with sources. Some of your professors may require you to use PowerNotes for specific assignments, but it can be very helpful for any research project that involves gathering or evaluating information. The tabs at the top of this guide can be used to navigate to different tasks or topics. If you still have questions after exploring the research guide, you can contact your liaison librarian by going to the research consultations directory and selecting your program.

Further Resources

In addition to the step-by-step instructions in this research guide, there is also a Getting Started Guide from PowerNotes available on their website, as well as a series of short video tutorials. (Please note that some videos might be slightly outdated due to platform changes made by PowerNotes since their creation.)