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Note-taking and Information Management for Humanities & Social Sciences Research: Tools, Techniques, Tips: Apps

Stylus

SimpleNote

Cornell Notes for iPad

Evernote

Evernote

Not primarily intended for academic use but:

  • free and subscription version
  • clean interface and easy to use
  • notes as digital "sticky notes" or "index cards"
  • web-based and mobile; automatically synchornizes
  • Beware: doesn't handle citations; notes aren't linked to citations
  • not originally designed for scholars
  • subscription version seaches the text of pdf