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  • 1. Apps for Research
  • 2. Finding Information
  • 3. Merriam-Webster • Free • iPhone and Android • Full access to MerriamWebster Collegiate Dictionary • Voice Search • Thesaurus
  • 4. Wikipedia • • • • • Free iPhone and Android Access Wikipedia Save articles to read offline Choose a language
  • 5. Khan Academy • Free • iPhone and Android • 4,200 instructional videos in math, science, and humanities
  • 6. TED • Free • iPhone and Android • Search and access 1,400 TEDtalks • Browse offline • Daily updates
  • 7. Finding Articles & Books
  • 8. ArticleSearch • Free • iPhone and Android • Search for magazine and academic journal articles • Some full-text access • Simple search interface • Share articles with via text message, email, or social media
  • 9. EBSCOhost Free iPhone and Android Access articles from EBSCO Go to Academic Search Premier, scroll to the bottom, and click “iPhone and Android Apps” • Enter an email address • Open the email on your device and follow the instructions • • • •
  • 10. World Newspapers • $0.99 • iPhone and Android • Access articles from newspapers worldwide • Translate articles
  • 11. FreeBooks • Free • iPhone and Android • Full text of 23,000+ classic books • E-reader interface with highlighting, bookmarking, dictionary, notes • Import your own ebooks
  • 12. Apps for Academic Disciplines
  • 13. Congressional Record • Free • iPhone • Read the daily edition of the Congressional Record • Browse Congressional Record back to 104th Congress (1995) • Perform keyword searches
  • 14. MyCongress • Free • iPhone and Android • Track members of Congress on news, video, and Twitter • Access member bios and contact information
  • 15. Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary • Free • iPhone and Android • Legal terms defined in basic language
  • 16. America’s Economy • Free • iPhone and Android • Key economic measures on employment, manufacturing, international trade, retail sales, and residential construction and sales • Info from BLS, U.S. Census Bureau • Real-time updates
  • 17. Open States • Free • iPhone • State-level legislation information • Information about state representatives
  • 18. UN CountryStats • Free • iPhone • Generate tables and bar graphs • Info on economic, social, environmental, trade, and area & population for UN countries
  • 19. Poetry Free iPhone and Android The Poetry Foundation Poetry spinner to combine topics • Discover poets and poetry • • • •
  • 20. Poetry Daily • Free • iPhone • Discover new contemporary poems
  • 21. Merck PTE Free iPhone and Android Interactive Periodic Table Classroom presentation mode • Multilingual support • • • •
  • 22. Google Translate Free iPhone and Android Translate text and speech Listen to translations read aloud • 70 + languages • • • •
  • 23. Apps for Organization
  • 24. Mindmeister • • • • Free iPhone and Android Draw maps of your ideas Organize ideas for research and writing
  • 25. Dropbox Free iPhone and Android Access stored documents Easy way to read word docs and powerpoints on a mobile device • Connects to your Dropbox account • • • •
  • 26. EasyBib • Free • iPhone and Android • Scan a book’s ISBN to produce a citation in MLA or APA