What is Hypothesis?

Leveraging social annotation in the age of AI
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Hypothesis is a collaborative annotation tool, which is free and open to use for everyone. It allows you to annotate anywhere on the web by selecting text and add tags publicly or privately. You can reply to or share any annotation and link to notes or whole pages. Annotations can be created together in groups or individually, of which can be easily searched for.

Hypothesis facilitates active reading while nurturing students to engage socially with contextual ideas and achieving a deeper understanding of readings.

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Accessibility Statement

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