This list offers a look at some of the top apps for students, faculty, and researchers. It covers a variety of mobile apps for research, reference management, and other essential tools for studying and publishing on the go.
|AccessMyLibrary College Edition|
Provides access to a variety of Gale databases such as Gale Virtual Reference Library, Literature Resource Center, Eighteenth Century Collections Online, Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers, and more. Free.
Provides access to abstracts of publications from the American Chemical Society (ACS). Free.
Search and browse e-prints in physics, mathematics, nonlinear sciences, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, and statistics. Free.
Search and browse authoritative content – both online and offline – from multiple sources. Free.
Search for articles across all EBSCOhost databases including Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, PsychINFO, ERIC, and many more. Free.
Search for articles published in Institute of Physics (IOP) journals over the last two years. Download up to 20 articles per month to your iPhone or iPad. Free.
Search over 260,000 research papers in the social sciences and humanities available from the open access repository of the Social Science Research Network (SSRN). Free.
|SciVerse Science Direct|
Provides abstracts and full text of scholarly literature in science, technology, and medicine. Free.
Abstracts and full text of scholarly articles and book chapters covering every area of science, technology and medicine. Free.
Easily create MLA, APA, and Chicago style citations by scanning a book bar code or entering the title. Citations can be exported to EasyBib.com where users can automatically generate bibliographies. Free.
Academic software that indexes and organizes all of your PDF documents and research papers into your own personal digital library. Mendeley account required. Free.
Read, organize, annotate, and share your personal research library. Also comes with 8 built-in search engines that offer access to millions of articles from ACM, NASA-ADS, arXiv, Google Scholar, IEEE Xplore, JSTOR, Pubmed, and Web of Science. $14.99.
Remember all the things to do and make sure to get it done. Key features include seamless cloud sync, speech recognition, time & location reminders, folders, notes, repeating tasks, calendar view, gesture support and more. Free.
Organize your to-do lists on the go and synchronize them with a free Wunderlist account. View and modify your tasks on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android and the Web. Free.
Create and organize notes, task lists, and calendar appointments and back them up with Google Drive or Evernote. $3.99.
Create searchable text, photo and audio notes and sync them to your desktop. Free.
5GB of free online storage allowing you to access and share files from anywhere. Sign up for an account at Box. Free.
2GB of free online storage allowing you to access and share files from anywhere. Free.
Edit and create Google documents and spreadsheets. Store documents, pictures, or other files using Google Drive and easily share them with anyone. Free.
Collect, find, share, and access bookmarks, archives, annotations, notes, images, and screenshots anywhere. Free.
Save and read web content. This app automatically syncs to your phone, tablet, or computer so you can view saved web content any time, even without an internet connection. Free.
Create a personalized magazine out of everything you like to read, from news articles to blog posts and Instagram photos to Facebook updates. Save articles to read later or share them through your social networks. Free.
View, edit, and present presentations created on Prezi using your iPad. Free.
View and show PowerPoint presentations on your iPad and iPhone.