Guide to great research/study apps for the iPad & iPhone
Did you finally get that new iPhone or iPad you've been wanting? Has
Angry Birds started to wear a little thin
yet? Maybe it's time to get back to that research paper or presentation you've been putting off? Yes, you can
actually use that expensive gadget for something more productive than launching irate avian at unsuspecting
swine ... and your library is here to help.
Rutgers University Libraries is pleased to introduce
Mobile Apps for Research and Study, a guide to mobile
applications designed especially for students, faculty, and researchers. The guide offers a look at some of
the top-rated iOS apps for conducting research, taking notes, writing papers, creating presentations,
organizing meetings, sharing files, or just getting around campus.
Download the EBSCOhost app to search for articles from major library databases such as Academic Search
Premier, Business Source Premier, ERIC, and CINAHL. Save articles, blog posts, and web pages for offline
reading with Instapaper. Create, sync, and share lecture notes with
Evernote. Design, edit, and view
Or find campus bus routes, dining hall menus, news, and events with the Rutgers University app.
The guide currently only covers apps for the iPhone and iPad, but will eventually include Android devices as
well. Also included are a variety of resources to help you find the latest app news and reviews. If there is
an app that you find particularly useful for research and study, feel free to suggest it by clicking "Submit a
So next time you're sitting on the bus, hanging out at the student center, or stuck in line at the bursar's
office, it might just be a good opportunity to study up for that physics exam or start outlining that thesis
chapter. The pigs will thank you.