Apps for VU Library: Educational Apps

Educational Apps

Get inspired with some of the best apps to learn a new skill, or simply to keep your life running smoothly, available for both iOS and Android. Also included are some of the best apps for graphic design, and video editing, as listed below.

Educational Apps


Citation Generator Lite          

Citation Generator Lite helps create in-text citations and references for the American Psychological Association (APA™) Format 7th edition essays.



Bring your notes, to-dos, and schedule together to tame life’s distractions and accomplish more—at work, at home, and everywhere in between. Evernote syncs to all your devices, so you can stay productive on the go. Tackle your to-do list with Tasks, connect your Google Calendar to stay on top of your schedule, and more.
See also the Features page and Help information


Equate Formula Solver          

Equate is a formula solver that is easy to use, it's that simple. We have so many plans to improve Equate and make it the perfect reference tool for any student. Equate has been the perfect reference tool for any student.


Microsoft Office 365          

The Microsoft 365 mobile apps help you work anywhere, anytime, and with anyone. Available in one convenient bundle, these popular apps are built for maximum productivity and collaboration.

See also the MS Office FAQs for further information.



Notion allows you to write, plan & get organised in one convenient app. Free for personal use and customisable to work they way you want.
- No storage limit
- Creating dashboards and websites are easy with the drag and drop feature
See also the Help Centre for tutorials and documentation to get you started.


Teach Me Anatomy App          

Teach Me Anatomy is a thorough and easy-to-read anatomy reference tool. Anatomical knowledge is combined with high-yield medical and clinical insights to bridge the gap between learning and improved patient care. 
See further App details on the Teach Me Anatomy homepage.



Feed your curiosity and expand your world with TED Talks. Explore more than 3,000 TED Talks from remarkable people, by topic and mood, from tech and science to the surprises of your own psychology.

See the TED homepage for further information.


Adobe Acrobat ReaderAdobe Acrobat Reader          

Download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader PDF mobile app to view, create, fill, edit, print or convert PDFs to Word on iPad, iPhone and Android.
See the app's features on Adobe's homepage.


FileOpen ViewerFileOpen          

FileOpen Viewer is the digital rights management (DRM) tool for reading digitally protected documents within standard document viewing environments, such as Adobe Acrobat Reader, MSOffice and all modern browsers. Installation of app is necessary for viewing Australian (and international) standards via i2i platform.
See the app's details on the FileOpen Systems homepage.


Apps for Reading eBooks

To download an eBook from the Library website in ePub or PDF format to a mobile device, first you need to download the Adobe Digital Editions or BlueFire Reader app from either the Apple or Google Play store.

Adobe Digital EditionsAdobe Digital Editions          

Download the eReader to read eBooks either online or offline. 


BlueFire ReaderBlueFire Reader          

BlueFire Reader allows a user to read books that require Adobe Systems Digital Right Management (DRM) copyright protection of eBooks (EPUBs and PDFs).