Guess What I’m Downloading right now?

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The EasyBib app! Thanks to Grade 7 student Amanda H. for showing this to me!

Price: Free

What does it do? You scan the ISBN barcode on your books and it creates a citation and a bibliography for you!

Note: Seems to only do books. Huh. Weird. But the website¬†still works on the iPad…

Ok.. So the first time I tried to scan a book it crashed my iPad. But that might have been because of low battery?

Ok- phew. Just a glitch. When it works it is super easy. Here is the first screen you will see:

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Tap Scan and scan the barcode:


This can get finicky. I recommend getting in really close to the barcode – I think the iPad finds it easier to read.



Then repeat:


There was only one book EasyBib had trouble with -a French from France Country tourist guide. I tried the search feature and wasn’t able to find it either.

Once you are done, you can manage your citations (which basically means selecting or deselecting certain citations) and then email yourself the bibliography!