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EndNote: PDF annotation tool

Help page for EndNote bibliographic management software

Share and annotate PDFs

EndNote Basic does not include an annotation tool and does not allow sharing of PDF files between group members. You would need an EndNote Desktop (licensed) version for that. But there is a great free alternative! 

Download Adobe for Google Drive for free to annotate and mark up PDF files. 

Once installed, when you open a PDF file in Google Drive you have the option to open with Adobe Acrobat for Google Drive, as shown below:


The options to open a sample article. The first option is "Adobe Acrobat for Google Drive."



You can see an example of a marked up PDF below:

A sample of Adobe Acrobat for Google Drive at play. Some text is highlighted, another paragraph is circled, and some sections have a text bubble icon next to it with comments affiliated with it on the right.