1. RefME – Android/iOS/Web, Free
This nifty app uses your phone's camera to scan a book's barcode and create a citation formatted in MLA, Chicago, or whatever format your school uses.
2. StudyBlue – Android/iOS, Free
Allows users to upload class study materials, create electronic flashcards to study and share with others, and practice quizzes.
3. Evernote – Android/iOS/Web, Free
A tool that allows you to capture a note or memo in any format (web clip of a product or service review for reference, photo of a business receipt, audio file, or text meeting or handwritten notes).
4. Oxford Dictionary – Android/iOS, Free
Oxford Dictionary of English is a free dictionary app that gives you access to more than 350,000 words, phrases and meanings. Oxford Dictionary of English app also offers audio pronunciation for 75,000 words, both common and rare, including those words with varying pronunciations. While it’s used for understanding the basic meaning of words, this English dictionary app provides you with immediate translations, definitions, and several other features.
5. Dragon Dictation – iOS, Free
Just start talking into Dragon Dictation and it’ll convert everything for you digitally, which you can paste into other apps, send as an email message, or save it for later.
6. GoConqr – Android/iOS/Web, Free
Access great learning resources like Mind Maps, Flashcards, Quizzes, Slides and Notes, or use the GoConqr app for social learning and connect and collaborate with friends, classmates and learners in Groups.
7. Office Lens – Android/iOS/Windows, Free
This app from Microsoft takes pictures of documents, whiteboards, blackboards, magazines, receipts, and more and converts them into editable, shareable text. It can read images event from an angle and cleans up glare and shadows too.
8. myHomework Student Planner – Android/iOS/Windows, Free
myHomework is a digital student planner that lets you track your classes, homework, tests and projects so you never forget an assignment again.
9. SimpleMind – iOS/Android, Free
Create mind maps to help you organize your thoughts, remember things and generate new ideas.
10. Google Drive – iOS/Android, Free
Save and store all of your documents online so that your work will be safe if your laptop crashes. You can also work offline and collaborate on a document with your classmates.