6. LogMeIn (Apple) Free; LogMeIn (Android) Free

Get secure anytime, anywhere access to your computers from your iPad, iPhone or Android. Remotely access your PCs and Macs over WiFi/3G. Works with an account subscription of LogMeIn Pro on your computer, which also includes access from your desktop and web browser, so everything you need is always at your fingertips. Users can also get to computer files and edit then from their device, as well as remotely run any application on your computer from their device.

7. Notability (Apple); $4.99

A powerful note-taker app, Notability allows users to sketch ideas, annotate documents, sign contracts, complete worksheets, keep a journal, record a lecture, jot travel notes, or teach a class. Write, illustrate and annotate using ink, and import forms, contracts, worksheets, documents, presentations, and even books; then use the same tools that help you take notes in Notability to mark up PDFs. Type an essay, create an outline, fill out an application, or make a list with Notability’s advanced word processor. Everything you type, write or add to your note is also linked to the audio recording. Organize your notes by subject in the library and automatically backup all of your work to Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, or webDAV. Also, use these services, plus email, Airdrop, and twitter, to share your Notability files with colleagues, classmates, students or teachers.

8. Papers 3 (Apple); $9.99

This app allows users to find, read, organize, and sync research papers. Search simultaneously from 20+ repositories, including PubMed and ArXiv. When you import papers into your library, Papers lets you organize them in collections and read, annotate and freehand draw them in full screen. It even automatically finds and downloads the PDF for references you import from search engines, when the full-text is available. Papers now also optionally lets you store and synchronize your library on Dropbox, Word, and PowerPoint to use the same library on all your Mac, PC or iOS devices.

9. Questia Library (Apple); Free (with an account. If you don’t have an account, choose from available options through the app).

With access to over 80,000 books, 10,000,000 articles, and 7,000 research topics, this app is designed to help you to write better research papers faster. Quickly find credible books, scholarly articles and topics for your research papers; read full-text books and articles within the app; and save what you are reading for future access in a project folder. Questia subscribers will enjoy these additional benefits:
• Cloud synchronized project folders
• Full text access to the complete Questia library via both the app and website
• Full access to research tools such as citations and highlighting on the Questia site

10. References MLA (Android); Free

Use this app as a reference tool to find examples of MLA Style citations often required in research papers and other school-related projects. It also includes a new section describing how to do in-text citations. Included are books and eBooks, journal articles, magazine articles, websites, resources from library research databases, YouTube videos, and blog posts. Examples are based on the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers 7th edition.


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