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Study Skills Workshops 201: Notes Re-imagined: Notes Re-imagined Overview

This guide provides an overview of Note-taking and Sketching Apps, demonstrates the Jot stylus (in Noteshelf) and provides information on similar products and where to find them.

Is There a "Best" App?

Mac Note Taking Apps provides a good overview on finding the right note-taking app for your needs in "Compare the Effectiveness and Functionality of the Leading Mac Note Taking Apps, Without Spending a Dime, and Without Talking to a Salesperson."  Although designed for Mac/iOS users, Android tablet users can also benefit from the clear and easy to use feature chart with 33 categories, which can help you determine the type of app that will work best for you. The chart also provides a hyperlinked explanation for each feature.

A few categories noted by Mac Note Taking Apps to consider when looking for the perfect note-taking app might include:

Jolanda (aka Joey)

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A bit about Joey:
Jolanda-Pieta (Joey) van Arnhem, Instructional Design Librarian, College of Charleston Libraries, and Instructor for the College of Charleston, obtained her M.F.A. from Vermont College of Fine Arts in 2009 and her M.L.I.S. from the University of South Carolina in 2013. Joey contributes her expertise to the newly formed Digital Scholarship & Services Department at the Library, providing instruction for faculty, staff, and students regarding information technology utilization and digital scholarship tools for research and classroom use. She authors a regular column, Mobile Apps in Libraries, on emerging mobile technologies in libraries for The Charleston Advisor
Interests, Profile and Guides
Visual Art, Visual Culture, Digital Humanities, Digital Scholarship, Computing and the Arts, Arts and Technology, Mobile Technologies, Art as Research, Information Design, Educational Technology, Arts Management, Studio Art, Information Literacy, Digital Fluency.
Contact Info & Links:
Twitter @jpvanarnhem
Website / Blog

Android Compatible