What are the best apps for research papers?

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    #1Ask for Papers

    Ask for Papers
    Ask for Papers is the largest database of essays, term papers, research papers and theses. With this app you will have unlimited access to them. It includes over 100 different subjects and lets you save your favorites papers to read them later.
    Apps

    Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Evelyn Hudson
    Written on November 29, 2017
    "I like this app, very user friendly. I needed this to finish my class papers and found a large variety of topics that helped me find what I needed. I recommend this app as a very useful database. It worked well for me. "
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    #2Mendeley

    Mendeley
    Mendeley is free PDF reader specially designed for researchers and students. You can make your own searchable library, read documents, write notes and collaborate with other people in private groups.
    Apps

    Android, iOS, Windows, Mac

    Free

    Gilberto Marín
    Written on December 4, 2017
    "This seems to be a great resource for reading and managing research papers. The app allows users to keep track of sources and save notes."
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    #3EasyBib

    EasyBib

    EasyBib is a free app that let you create citations for your bibliography in a very fast manner! All the citation generated are simply perfect because they're revised by teachers and librarians.


    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Christian Reyes
    Written on December 5, 2017
    "I have to say this app is solid but still needs a few tweaks to make it fantastic! The sharing options are one area in particular I would love to see improvements on, and if that happened, then this would be a simply great app!!"
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    #4Academic Writing in English

    Academic Writing in English

    Academic Writing in English is a complete course that will teach you how to compose essays, experimental reports,  dissertations and academic articles. The app features interactive exercises, checklists, and a glossary.

    Apps

    iOS

    Free

    Crystal Gutierrez
    Written on December 7, 2017
    "Useful for building on your English skills. Interface could be a bit cleaner, but overall it's a good little app to help with your writing and grammar."
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    #5Notability

    Notability

    Notability is a premium app for iOS devices in which you can take notes and annotate PDFs all in a simple and clean interface that works both on mobile and desktop. Indicated for students, teachers, and business people.

    Apps

    iOS

    $9.99- with in-app purchases

    Tiffany Wan
    Written on December 4, 2017
    "Notability is an app that was recommended to me by a friend. I tried it out for a bit thinking that it would help me with my research papers but honestly I did not like the layout that much."
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    #6Evernote

    Evernote

    Evernote is an app that allows users to create all kinds of notes and keep all their ideas organized and collected in the same spot. The app also offers a lot of tools to share ideas and even create agendas for their teammates.   

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS, Mac, Windows

    Free- Varies by plan

    Jonathan Stephens
    Written on December 11, 2017
    "Evernote is a good complementary solution for research papers, as it allows some robust notetaking capabilities, but it is not very useful for research or word processing."
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    #7NoteLedge

    NoteLedge
    NoteLedge is a notepad for iOs, Android, Windows and Mac that allows you to write and organize your notes, save pictures, record audios and videos, and much more, in just one place.
    Apps

    Web, iOS, Android, Windows, Mac

    Scott Medina
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "I love this product. It helps me organize all my work related items. I can easily search for past notes and information. Before I had this product I was very unorganized"
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    #8Instapaper

    Instapaper
    Instapaper is a read-it-later service that helps you save articles to read on your preferred device in a much friendlier, beautiful format. It supports Web, iOS, Android, Kindle.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Kathleen Jordan
    Written on November 29, 2017
    "Instapaper is the perfect solution for when I'm on the train, during my commute. I simply save the news articles I want to read and don't have to worry about using the unsafe wifi. Instapaper let's me organize my articles and even provides a dictionary. The latest version is a little buggy, but I have no doubt they will fix that and get it working as well as ever."
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    #9Writer

    Writer
    Writer is a simple application to take notes without distractions on your smartphone or tablet. Its basic interface allows you to write your ideas, organize them and know useful statistics about your work. 


    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Mick Fang
    Written on December 4, 2017
    "I needed something to help with writing research papers and this helps a lot. It's not research paper specific but that's quite alright."
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    #10[CHANNEL] TED Talks

    [CHANNEL] TED Talks
    TED Talks Youtube Channel has +90.000 recorded speeches that will inspire you, cheer you up, motivate you or just help you to discover how flexible and powerful is humankind.
    Videos

    Free

    Luz María Lugo
    Written on November 30, 2017
    "Coming up with topics for research papers can be tough. There's a lot of information out there, but sorting through it is a chore. Ted Talks are very interesting and engaging, and while they don't always provide a lot of facts to back up arguments, they can at least help you start your brainstorming session while giving you a positive frame of mind."
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    #11Khan Academy

    Khan Academy

    Khan Academy is an educational organization founded by Salman Khan. It offers learning resources available on the web and the mobile app. It features an interactive classroom blackboard teaching style with short quizzes and questions.

    Apps

    Web, iOS, Android

    Free

    Marilyn Hunter
    Written on December 4, 2017
    "One of the best resources available to prepare yourself for tests or aide in research papers. I used this free site to get recommendations and feedback while working on a research paper that I only had a short time to complete. There are many different available views on each subject which allows for better critiquing of your own work."

Summary

Best What are the best apps for research papers
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Ask for PapersApps 20 Free
2MendeleyApps 16 Free
3EasyBibApps 15 Free
4Academic Writing in EnglishApps 12 Free
5NotabilityApps 11 Paid
6EvernoteApps 11 Free
7NoteLedgeApps 9 Free
8InstapaperApps 7 Free
9WriterApps 6 Free
10[CHANNEL] TED TalksVideos 3 Free
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