Sciwheel - An online reference manager that is intuitive and easy to use
The best tool to Discover, Organize, Collaborate and Write your work.
Sciwheel - Where research comes together
Sciwheel is an award-winning and evolving app that provides customizable, intuitive, and accessible tools to progress research and discovery. From reference management with smart citation suggestions to writing, annotating, and team collaboration, Sciwheel is where research truly comes together.
Sciwheel helps you easily save references on the go, add notes to webpages and PDFs, and work seamlessly across any computer, phone or tablet.
Access your articles
• Read articles from your mobile device
• Organize your references into projects
Save references from your browser
• Save articles and webpages to your reference library from your browser
• PDFs are automatically added to your reference (when available)
Annotate webpages and pdfs
• Highlight and add notes to any saved PDFs or webpages
• See your highlighted text and read your notes on PDFs or webpages
Search your references
• Quickly search your entire library of references
• Search by keywords in the Title, Authors, Journal, and Abstract
Sync across devices
• Work seamlessly across any computer, phone or tablet
• Have all your references and notes synchronized across your devices
Working on a computer
The Sciwheel mobile app works in combination with our web app. Access our website at https://sciwheel.com, where you can easily import all your references and PDFs from your computer, Dropbox, or Google Drive.
From your desktop, you can access all the functionality of the mobile app, plus these great features:
- Discover top articles relevant to your research
- Collaborate with colleagues
- Cite your references and create a bibliography in Microsoft Word, and Google Docs
You can also download our browser extension to import references and PDFs from the web. Available for Chrome, Firefox and Edge Chromium.
Go to sciwheel.com to download our Microsoft Word and Google Docs plugins, which help you easily cite as you write and generate a bibliography (in over 7,000 styles).
Small UI and UX fixes.
Ratings and Reviews
save yourself some frustration and use the website.
I like the Sciwheel service. I use it almost everyday. It is not perfect, but has what I need to get my work done. However, I do not recommend installing this app. It seems unfinished as of Oct 2021. For me the issue that made it unusable is lack of landscape orientation. I use an iPad pro with a keyboard, so portrait mode is not going to work for me. Another issue is with sign on. I log into Sciwheel using another service. SSO is not implemented yet. My conclusion is that using the website offers a better experience even though there are issues with that on the iPad too.
Just my opinion, but when people are selling a service and lack the resources to create a polished app, they do themselves more harm than good by releasing a frustrating app. Effort would probably be better spent on making the website more compatible with mobile web browsers.
I LOVE Sciwheel
Although I use sciwheel daily and I love it, the app does not work for me. It will not authenticate to my google account. Crazy!!! Why?!?!? Very annoying.
That said, use sciwheel, it will revolutionize the way you wrote papers! And read them and archive them. It has, no joke, changed my life as a PI.
Needs lots of work
As many others have pointed out already, this app doesn’t support landscape view on the iPad, which makes it practically useless.
Also, when I’m trying to add a note/highlight to a PDF article that I have uploaded, the PDF jumps back to the beginning, which makes it very hard to interact with the section I’m trying to comment on. It doesn’t seem like this app is receiving much attention from the developers, which is a shame, because the desktop/laptop version is quite useful. The lack of useful features on the iPad version means that I cannot count on my iPad as a replacement for my laptop. This is a shame, because it is one of the only apps holding me back from using my iPad full time.
I will be investigating Zotero options on the iPad to see if they’re any better.
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- 27.8 MB
- Requires iOS 13.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 13.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 13.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip or later.
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