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Research Skills: Free Apps for Research

A step-by-step approach to ensure that you possess the key skills required to find, retrieve and evaluate information on your research topic.

Why use Apps?

Academic research is no longer desk- or library-bound. Due to the portability of apps, academic research can be performed everywhere and from any mobile device.

There are millions of apps available to researchers - however, a number of free apps which are core to academic research have been selected to provide a taste of what apps can be used for in an academic environment. These range from conducting literature searches, taking notes when attending a conference, reading publications to writing up your research and presenting it.

Apps can be very versatile and useful, and we encourage you to select the ones that will assist you in making your research more fruitful.