3 Good Android Apps for Organizing Reference Lists and Bibliographies

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July 21, 2015
Below are three good Android bibliography and referencing apps. These apps are particularly curated for student researchers and academics. They provide a wide variety of features geared towards helping you with your research papers and enhancing your academic productivity. Check them out below and share with your colleagues.

1- EasyBib

Create accurate MLA, APA, and Chicago style citations in seconds by scanning a book bar code or by typing the name of a book. Build and manage your works cited. Once done, email your citations and then export your citations to EasyBib.com's popular bibliography management service.
2- Mendely

Mendeley is a free reference manager and PDF reader designed for researchers, students, and academics. Whether you're writing your dissertation, organising your literature for easy retrieval, or need to read journal articles on the go, Mendeley can help.


RefMe is a web tool and mobile app that you can use to automate citations, reference lists and bibliographies.  RefMe also offers a bunch of powerful features that will definitely help students in their research. Some of these features include :

  • Generate citations by scanning book or journal barcodes using your phone’s camera.
  • No Barcode? Search by Book/Article Title, ISBN, ISSN, DOI or URL.
  • Citing a website? Simply paste in the URL or use RefME.com, which syncs with the app and is perfect for websites.
  • A wide variety of citation styles including APA, MLA, Chicago and AMA as well as most school/college-specific styles. 
  • Add notes to your citations, both in the app and at RefME.com.
  • Export via Email or Evernote using the app.
  • Send your work straight to MS Word, EndNote and more from RefME.com.