Skip to main content

Mobile Apps & Resources for Students: Study

Apps and resources for mobile access to our library databases as well as app recommendations for studying, research, utilities, and much more.

Bookmarking and Annotating


An all-purpose digital library, Diigo allows you to bookmark links, annotate webpages, save notes, upload pictures, organize items by types and tags, and share annotated pages with friends.

Power Note-Diigo

Your simple, but powerful notebook on the go.Add text note, take picture, import text message, add bookmarks to your library; organize text note, picture, bookmarks etc into lists; sync data with; mark webpages as "read later" in desktop browsers, then read it on the phone. Widget on the home screen.

Mind Mapping

Organize your thoughts, course content, and notes visually on your iPhone, iPad  or Android device with the following free mind-mapping programs.


SimpleMind+ is a free mind mapping tool that turns your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch into a brainstorming, idea-collecting, and thought-structuring device.

SimpleMind Free

SimpleMind Free for Android™ is a mind mapping tool that turns your android phone or tablet into a brainstorming, idea collection and thought structuring device. The Free version comes with basic but powerful Mind Mapping features.


Pearltrees is a place to collect, organize, and share everything you like on the web. Collect web pages and turn them into pearls. Organize your pearls into pearltrees based on your interests and enrich your collection with pearltrees from other community members.

Mindjet for Android

Capture ideas on your device--share and refine them in the cloud or desktop. Integration with Mindjet Connect: work and synch on the cloud--from any device, access to Connect’s full-featured, web-based mapping client, assign tasks from within your maps to Connect Action- the task management system, launch non-map files (PDFs, text files) stored in Connect from within Mindjet Android, Enhanced Dropbox® integration--access all the contents of your Dropbox account; synch only the folders you need.


Tired of hauling around stacks of flashcards? Check out these free flashcard apps available for the iPhone, iPad or Android devices.

A+ FlashCards Pro

A+ FlashCards makes learning content easy. Features include: user-friendly interface with clean design, leitner spaced repitition, quizlet interoperability, in-app card creation (including text, audio, and images), and much more.

Flashcards [+]

Download millions of flashcards with this app or create your own. Additional functionality includes: quizlet interoperability, answer tracking, and the ability to hide learned cards.

StudyDroid Flashcards 2.0 Free

Create flash cards online or on your phone, then sync them.

StudyBlue Flashcards

Make flashcards and study anytime, anywhere with STUDYBLUE digital flashcards


Rosemary Burgos-Mira's picture
Rosemary Burgos-Mira
Wisser Library
Old Westbury, NY
© 2016 New York Institute of Technology