10 Essential Apps for Researchers and Academics

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10 Apps that will help to ease your workload, whether you are an academic, researcher, or student.

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10 Essential Apps for Researchers and Academics

  1. 1. 10 Essential Apps For Researchers and Academics 10 Essential Apps For Researchers and Academics
  2. 2. What is it? What Platforms? How Much? Wunderlist A neat, easy to use to-do list that will help you stay on top of your daily tasks. OSX 10.7 and up, iOS 5.0, Android 2.2,WindowsVista, web app requires latest browser version. Absolutely free. Wunderlist
  3. 3. What is it? What Platforms? How Much? Wolfram Alpha A ‘computational knowledge engine’ that can do complex math and give you statistics on almost anything. iOS 5.0, Android 2.1, widget for Mac and Windows,Web app. £1.99 for iOS, £1.86 for Android. Wolfram Alpha
  4. 4. What is it? What Platforms? How Much? Scanner Pro Uses your iPhone or iPad camera to scan receipts, whiteboards, paper notes, or any multipage document and turn it into a PDF. iPad and iPhone, iOS 5.0. £4.99, free version also available. Scanner Pro
  5. 5. What is it? What Platforms? How Much? Notability Allows you to scribble annotations all over documents as well as take audio notes. iPad and iPhone, iOS 5.0. £1.99. Notability
  6. 6. What is it? What Platforms? How Much? Mindnode Lets you create attractive mind maps to help you organise your ideas. Simple and easy to use. iPad and iPhone, iOS 5.0, OSX 10.7. £6.99, free version available. Mindnode
  7. 7. What is it? What Platforms? How Much? Logmein Gives you remote access to your desktop, allowing you to move the mouse and view the files. OSX 10.6 and up,Windows 2000 - Windows 8, iOS 4.3 and up, Android (Ignition) - requirements vary. iOS - App free but in-app charges apply, Ignition for Android £19.16. Logmein
  8. 8. What is it? What Platforms? How Much? GoodReader A comprehensive annotation tool that allows you to add detailed notes to PDFs.A rival to Adobe Acrobat Professional. iPad and iPhone (sold separately) iOS 4.3 and up. £1.99. GoodReader
  9. 9. What is it? What Platforms? How Much? Evernote A detailed organiser that allows you to capture and log anything you need to remember. OSX 10.6.6 and up,Windows XP and up, iOS 5.0, Android (varies), Blackberry,Windows Phone,WebOS. App is free, Evernote Premium £35 per year. Evernote
  10. 10. What is it? What Platforms? How Much? Easybib Automatic Bibliography and Citation generator. Users can generate citations by scanning book barcode. iPad and iPhone iOS 4.0 and up, Android 2.2 and up, Chrome web app. Absolutely free. Easybib
  11. 11. What is it? What Platforms? How Much? Dropbox Cloud storage system that operates as a normal folder on your PC or Mac. Mac OSX 10.4 and up,Windows XP and up, iPhone and iPad - iOS 5.0 and up,Android 2.1 and up, Blackberry 4.5 and up. App and up to 18GB of space are free, pro plans start at $9.99/ month for 100GB. Dropbox
  12. 12. Want to find out more?Visit Promoting a more open, efficient and connected academic world @minimanuscript /minimanuscript .com

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