Mobile Apps for Research


Researcher is where you discover and discuss the latest scientific, scholarly and academic research. The only tool you need to stay up to date. With keyword and author feeds, notifications, trending papers, bookmarks, institutional access, and syncing with Mendeley or Zotero, staying on top of the latest scholarly literature has never been easier.

R Discovery

R Discovery is a free app for researchers and students that helps find real research in any field of study with ease. Driven by AI to focus on research discovery, R Discovery will not only help you discover the latest, most relevant scholarly literature but also search for research papers and academic journals on R Discovery in the same way as you do on Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic.

arXiv eXplorer

Find, save, and download arXiv articles quickly and easily with arXiv eXplorer.

National Digital Library of India

NDL India is designed to hold the content of any language and provides interface support for leading vernacular languages. It is being arranged to provide support for all academic levels including researchers and life-long learners, all disciplines, all popular forms of access devices, and differently-abled learners. It is being developed to help students to prepare for entrance and competitive examination, to enable people to learn and prepare from best practices from all over the world, and to facilitate researchers to perform inter-linked exploration from multiple sources.


Paperity is the first multidisciplinary aggregator of Open Access journals. It is the way towards more efficient scholarly communication in all research fields, from Sciences, Technology, Medicine, to Social Sciences, to Humanities and Arts.


Paperpile makes it easier than ever to collect, manage, read, and annotate your papers.

Xodo PDF Reader & Editor

Xodo is an all-in-one PDF reader and PDF annotator/editor. With Xodo, you can read, annotate, sign, and share PDFs and fill in PDF forms, plus sync with Google Drive, Dropbox, and OneDrive.

Evernote – Notes Organizer & Daily Planner

Keep all your ideas, memos, to-dos, files, screen captures, and voice notes in a single notes app.


Instapaper is the simplest way to save and store articles for reading: offline, on-the-go, anytime, anywhere, perfectly formatted.

vFlat Scan – PDF Scanner, OCR

vFlat is a scanning app that makes images taken with a mobile phone such as documents, books, and notes into high-quality PDF or JPG images. vFlat automatically recognizes the border of the document, cropping and correcting it. You can also convert the captured image to text to search for or copy the keyword you want.


Pocket captures the content that comes at you all day long and curates your own space filled with only the topics you care about. Save the latest stories, articles, news, sports, and videos from any device, and any publisher or app. Then fuel your mind with a reading, watching, and listening experience designed for calm eyes, free hands, and fresh focus.