Weava- A Powerful Annotation Tool for Students

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Weava is a tool that allows you to annotate websites and PDFs. It is also one of the titles featured in our best web annotation tools list. Students can use Weava to easily highlight sections in PDFs and websites and add notes to contextualize and enhance their learning. They can also use it to review and edit their highlights and organize everything into a single place.


Weava allows you to 'highlight directly on websites and PDFs that you visit. Other than websites and online PDFs, you can also highlight local PDFs on your computer and uploaded PDFs to Weava. All your highlights are saved on Weava and syncs to the cloud so that you can access them from anywhere.'

Highlights can be organized and categorized into collections and sub-folders. Premium users have the ability to create unlimited sub-folders. Weava enables students to collaborate on their research, share highlights and engage in meaningful discussions. Most important of all, Weava enables you to instantly generate bibliographical entries from your highlights in  MLA, APA, Chicago, and Harvard styles. Weava is available as a Chrome extension that can be installed from this page.

Watch the video to learn more about Weava.