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Research Tools

The following Free or Low Cost Assistive Technology programs, software, websites, and apps focus on different forms of Research Tools.

Research Tools

BibMe

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Features:

  • Online automatic bibliography maker on the web
  • Search for the citation information or manually enter it into the site
  • Add citations to your works cited list
  • When your research is over, download your bibliography in one of four formats: MLA, APA, Chicago
  • More Information: BibMe Website

Cost: Free or $9.95/month for Plus account

Compatibility: Online Resource


CitationGenerator

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Features:

Cost: Free

Compatibility: Online Resource


Citation Machine

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Features:

  • Use this tool to create citations, works cited, and bibliographies
  • Formatting options for MLA, APA, Chicago
  • Fill in the web form with the information from your resource and click “Make Citation”
  • Citation will show up on your screen to copy into you document
  • More Information: Citation Machine Website

Cost: Free or $9.95/month for Plus account

Compatibility: Online Resource


EasyBib

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Features:

  • Free, Online Bibliography and Citation Generator
  • Provides MLA, APA, and Chicago citations for virtually any research source
  • Manually input publication information for non-electronic sources or copy URL address into the website to create your citation
  • More Information: EasyBib Website

Cost: Free or $9.95/month for Plus account

Compatibility: Online Resource


Evernote Web Clipper

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Features:

  • With a single click, clip part of any webpage including images, text, or links
  • Clippings get saved to your Evernote account for access later
  • Collect research or items of interest in one place for easy organized information collection
  • Read and access your research from any computer or device
  • More Information: Evernote Web Clipper Website

Cost: Free

Compatibility: Chrome Extension


LiquidText

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Features:

  • Add articles and documents into one space
  • Link all of your notes and highlights next to the article for review later
  • Pinch search and highlight mode allows for condensing an article or document to view your selected content together
  • Additional features available in the Pro version
  • More Information: LiquidText Website

Cost: Free for Lite version or one time $30 purchase for Pro version

Compatibility: iOS, Mac, Windows


Note Anywhere

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Features:

  • Add post-it notes to any of your web pages while researching
  • Post-Its are saved so the next time you open the webpage, the post its will be there
  • More Information: Note Anywhere Chrome Installation

Cost: Free

Compatibility: Chrome Extension


Pearltrees

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Features:

  • Organize, explore and share resources using this app
  • Add files, web pages, photos and organize them according to project, assignment or collection
  • Sync across computer, tablet and mobile device
  • More Information: Pealtrees Website

Cost: Free

Compatibility: iOS; Android


Pocket

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Features:

  • Save articles, videos, webpages, photos or anything you find online to read later using this app
  • Content syncs across all devices for easy access, anywhere, anytime
  • Simple, easy-to-use interface for great viewing
  • Share your clippings with others
  • More Information: Pocket Website

Cost: Free or $4.99/month for Premium

Compatibility: Online Resource; iOS; Android


Scrible

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Features:

  • Annotate, highlight and type right into your web browser
  • Capture thoughts and share your comments in the web page
  • Share your annotation in a variety of formats with others via email or social media
  • Bookmark and save your webpages in the cloud for access from anywhere
  • More Information: Scrible Website

Cost: Free or $35/year for Pro plan

Compatibility: Online Resource


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