Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Smartphone App Makes Book Citations a Snap

A new smartphone application takes most of the grunt work out of citing books in scholarly papers.
Quick Cite, which costs 99 cents and is available for both iPhones and Android-based phones, uses the camera on a smartphone to scan the bar code on the back of a book. It then e-mails you a bibliography-ready citation in one of four popular styles—APA, MLA, Chicago, or IEEE.  More