Papers for iPad: mobile medical literature management

Todd Vandenbark

In the iMedicalApps blog, Tom Lewis reviews the app Papers for the iPad ($14.99), the mobile version of a popular desktop program designed for clinicians, researchers and other medical professionals who need a well-organized way to search, organize and follow the medical literature. Papers for iPad app logoFeatures of this app include:

  • 8 built-in search engines for access to millions of articles.
  • Download and store PDFs of the articles you read.
  • Highlight and add notes to your PDFs.
  • Pinch and zoom features native to the iPad.
  • Email, print and share a paper with other Papers users wirelessly.
  • Stores 5,000 papers.
  • Import papers from web-based storage services like Dropbox.

Papers will sync with the desktop version ($79), adding even more powerful literature management.

Papers is also available for the iPhone.

Have you used Papers, either the mobile or the desktop version? Tell us about it!