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Apps for Research & Writing: Evernote

A guide containing recommended apps for research, ebook reading, and document storage, sharing, annotating and citing.

Uses for Evernote

Evernote is a suite of software and services designed for notetaking and archiving. A "note" can be a piece of formatted text, a full webpage or webpage excerpt, a photograph, a voice memo, or a handwritten "ink" note. Notes can also have file attachments. Notes can be sorted into folders, then tagged, annotated, edited, given comments, searched and exported as part of a notebook. Evernote supports a number of operating system platforms (including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Chrome OS, Android, iOS and WebOS), and also offers online synchronization and backup services. (definition from Wikipedia)

Evernote lets you keep notes, ideas, snapshots and recordings in one place across devices. Instantly synchronizes from your iPhone to your Mac or Windows desktop. Key features of Evernote:

  • Capture text, photo and audio notes
  • Auto-synchronize notes to Mac, PC, and Web
  • Makes text within snapshots searchable
  • Favorite notes for quick access
  • All notes include geo-location information for mapping and search

Evernote for College

How to Use Evernote - Basics for Students