Tag Archives: Reference

Stocks: Real-Time Stock Track

Free! Stock Tracker (Real-time Stock & Forex Tracker) is a comprehensive stock market app. With Stock Tracker, users are provided with live reports pertaining to the major stock indices, currencies, and commodities. Plus, users are able to monitor specific stocks, and convert currency types from the “My Stocks” option on the app’s home screen. Instructional Ideas When discussing a financial ...

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Kobo Reading App

Freemium! Kobo Reading App is a supplement to the Kobo website (https://store.kobobooks.com/en-us/). To access the app, users must first register a free account on the Kobo website or in the app. Next, they can browse the list of new releases, top 50 books, or tap the “Magnifying Glass” to search for books. When they find a book of interest, users ...

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RefME – Citations Made Easy

RefME creates both in-text citations and citations for works cited pages, which users can insert directly into their research papers. To begin, users must register with RefME by entering their email and password. Next, users must tap the “Add Project” button on the bottom left of the screen, the title of their project, and then tap the “Add Reference” button ...

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Civic Quotes

Civic Quotes contains quotes from famous American politicians and government leaders. After launching the app, users must tap the “View Quotes” button on the bottom right of the screen to access the quotes. Here, users are presented with 64 quotes, and they can swipe sideways to transition between quotes. Each quote contains its original phrasing, a headshot of the individual ...

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US Census Browser

US Census Browser provides users access to census data collected in 2010. To access the data, users must first select the state and county of interest. Next, they will be able to view data regarding the age profile, racial profile, and household living arrangements of that specific county. Plus, users are able to view the area on an interactive map. ...

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Today’s Document

Today’s Documents by National Archives contains a primary source document for each day of the year. After launching the app, users are shown a historical document that was signed or dated on a specific calendar day or an image of a historical event that happened on that day. For example, on March 22nd, users are shown an offer by Dr. ...

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Kobo Reading App – Read Books and Magazines

Kobo Reading App is a supplement to the Kobo website (https://store.kobobooks.com/en-us/). To access the app, users must first register a free account on the Kobo website. Next, they must purchase an e-book, e-magazine, or audiobook from the Kobo website, and the texts cover a variety of topics and genres. Once they download a text, users will be able to view ...

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Leafsnap

Leafsnap is a reference-based app for identifying trees, plants, and leaves. After launching the app, users can tap the Browse, Nearby Species, Collection, or Snap It! option. The “Browse” option lets users search for plants by name or scroll Leafsnap’s alphabetized list of plants. When users find a plant of interest, they can view pictures of it or tap the ...

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EasyBib, for iPad

EasyBib creates reference citations for books. From its home screen, users can tap the “Search” button and enter in a book’s title that they want to list on their reference page. EasyBib will then pull up a list of matching entries, and users can scroll the list to find the entry that matches their search. Next, users can tap the ...

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Cruelty-Free

Cruelty-Free is an index of companies and products. Users can tap on the “Companies” and “Products” button on the top left of the screen to access Cruelty-Free’s alphabetized index, and then browse its entries. When users find an entry of interest, they can tap on it to read about the company or product or click the “Website” button to link ...

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