- 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 😉
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 😉
- 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 “an indispensable tool to have,”
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 !
Business Research Plus is the “research expertise from the MBS Library Service of The University of Manchester Library” blog.
All the posts are very interesting and this one particularly: The “iThoughts” app for iPad
“In the emerging world of mind mapping on the iPad, iThoughtsHD has taken an early lead with an incredible set of features that no other developer even comes one close to. More importantly, it contains the features and functionality that makes it eminently useful to academic users. And on the iPad’s large screen, it’s an absolute pleasure to use.”
Get Ithoughts here
Discovering content is the easy part. Managing it all is the challenge.
This gallery made by Shirley Williams lists 55 tools that will help you discover, manage, and share all your digital content.
At the library, we especially like RSS feed readers apps like Pulse, ScoopIt, ClipBoard or Feedly.
What about you ? tell us which apps you use to manage your contents !