What is the Annotations (Legacy) tool?

Annotations (Legacy), powered by NowComment, allows you to discuss and annotate online documents. Authors can draft or upload texts and invite others to comment and collaborate.

Note: For instructions to add this or any other tool to your site, see How do I add a tool to my site?

Annotations (Legacy) Features

Site administrators can:

  • Create groups.
  • Upload and manage documents.
  • Set dates and other restrictions for commenting.
  • Manage users' roles.

Anyone can:

  • Comment on documents.
  • Respond to others' comments.
  • Favorite documents or groups to receive email notifications when new comments are posted.

For a complete list of features, see the NowComment Features Gallery (opens new window).

To access this tool, select Annotations (Legacy) from the tool menu in your site.

Get additional help.

For online tutorials and help with features in Annotations, visit the NowComment Help site (opens new window).