Studying with your mobile device : Some useful apps you need to download !


  • Searching for information online
  • Taking notes in the classroom
  • Saving files
  • Sharing a PDF document with your co-workers
  • Scanning pictures
  • Annotating ¬†PDFs
  • Organising your search references
  • Keeping up to date with the news
  • Asking peers for a certain knowledge

These are the things that make up student life today ūüėČ

But now, you can do all this (and even more) with just your tablet or smartphone…

All you need are the right tools !

TeachThought have listed 25 of the best research apps for iPad and Android to get you started.

At HEC library, our favorites are :

  • Scanner Pro : A great app¬†¬†for quickly scanning and saving a digital version (enven in PDF !) of a paper document


  • EasyBib : If you are currently writing your thesis, EasyBib is a very useful app to¬†create accurate MLA, APA, and Chicago style citations in seconds by scanning a book bar code or by typing the name of a book. Easybib helps you build and manage your works cited. A must have ūüėČ


  • Questia Library : This app give you¬†access to over 75,000 books, 9 million articles, and 7,000 research topics !


  • iAnnotate¬†PDF¬†:¬†Read, mark up, and share your PDF, DOC, PPT and image files ! ¬†iAnnotate PDF ¬†is ‚Äúan indispensable tool to have,‚ÄĚ


Gallica fait peau neuve sur Android

L’application Gallica pour smartphones et tablettes Android a bénéficié d’une refonte complète.


Gallica permet d’acc√©der gratuitement aux collections num√©ris√©es de la Biblioth√®que Nationale de France :¬†livres, fascicules de presse, revues, manuscrits, photographies, estampes, affiches, cartes, partitions‚Ķ

L‚Äôapplication vous permet rechercher des documents sur l’ensemble des fonds num√©ris√©s par la BnF mais √©galement de les t√©l√©charger ou de les partager par email ou sur les r√©seaux sociaux.

L’appli est t√©l√©chargeable gratuitement sur¬†Google Play ¬†ou sur l’App Store¬†

How to use Microsoft Office on iPad or Android tablet ?


Working on an Excel spreadsheet or a Power Point presentation from your touch-sceen tablet can be tricky sometimes.

But hope is not dead ! This article published on ItBusiness.Ca  shows you nothing less than 4 different solutions to use your Microsoft Office document on your tablet

SkyDrive, CloudOn, Onlive Desktop or Google Drive, which one fits you the most ?

Share your experience with us !

4 ways to use Microsoft Office on iPad and Android right now