Quick facts on downloading, printing, and annotating ebooks from WUSTL collections and platforms.
Handy apps and handling data
This librarian led session will focus on the strengths and limitations of technology tools, and discuss best strategies. BrowZine, a new app for browsing and reading articles from journals will be introduced as well as more apps for research. The session will also cover common issues when working across multiple devices and platforms. A discussion on file management skills will assess long-term considerations of digital files and formats. Participants are encouraged to bring their preferred mobile devices.
CamScanner helps you scan, store, sync and collaborate on various contents across smartphones, tablets and computers. OCR (optical character recognition) extracts texts inside single page for further editing or .txt sharing (available in paid app only). iTunes Store | Android Store
Pixter Document and Image Scanner OCR by Quanticapps ($4.99)
Designed for both iPhone and iPad. Translation into many different languages available using OCR'd text. iTunes Store
BrowZine (Free for WU users)
Use BrowZine to easily find, read, and monitor thousands of scholarly journals available from the WU Libraries, or through Open Access publishers, covering all disciplines. iTunes Store | Android Store
Dragon Dictation (Free)
Dragon Dictation is an easy-to-use voice recognition application powered by Dragon® NaturallySpeaking® that allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email messages. iTunes Store | Android Store
Evernote for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch is the modern workspace that syncs between all of your devices. Work everywhere and stay productive. iTunes Store | Android Store
MindMaple for iPad is a fast and intuitive way of organizing and prioritizing information for project management, brainstorming sessions, idea sharing, drafting lesson plans, taking lecture notes, problem solving, managing schedules and more. iTunes Store
Capture your thoughts directly on mind maps, turn them into presentations on the fly, and share them with others. Synchronize your maps to the cloud, from any device. iTunes Store | Android Store
Mohiomap is a visualization tool for your personal cloud space. We currently support Google Drive, Evernote, and Dropbox. Mohiomap allows you to visually navigate your cloud from a single interface, search through all services at the same time, and open the original documents in the native apps. iTunes Store
PaperShip for Mendeley & Zotero (Free)
PaperShip is an iPad, iPhone and Mac application designed to give you access to your Mendeley / Zotero library on-the-go.
Enjoy annotating your PDFs with highlights, notes, free text, drawings and much more! iTunes Store
Zed Lite (Free)
Zed Lite gives you access to your Zotero reference database on-the-go.
- View your personal and group libraries
- Browse collections
- Search your entire database
- View references
- View call numbers (if stored in the database)
- Share references and URLs to other apps, email references
- Download attachments (using default browser and PDF reader) Android Store
Mendeley is a free reference manager and PDF reader designed for researchers, students, and academics. Whether you're writing your dissertation, organising your literature for easy retrieval, or need to read journal articles on the go, Mendeley can help. Android store