For the ambitious but cash-strapped grad student, innovator in tools for document review and collaborative writing, Nordic River, has compiled a list of the top free web apps every student should know about before hitting the books this fall:
EasyBib.com (www.easybib.com) -- This automatic bibliography and citation maker is a life-saver when it comes to papers and essays. It enables students to plug in their term paper sources and out comes the Works Cited page in a Microsoft Word document.
NoteMesh.com (www.notemesh.com) -- For those times when you're sick and can't make class, this site is like a "Wikipedia for your notes". It allows students to log in and compare notes with other students in the same class, or post their notes to help others
Fast Web (www.fastweb.com) -- Students can find any and every type of scholarship or internship here.
gFlash (www.gwhizmobile.com/Desktop/SnapTell (www.snaptell.com/apps) -- Compare book prices by simply pointing your iPhone at a book jacket. The phone instantly provides a price comparison of everywhere that book is available online.
gFlash) -- Create your own flashcards and share them with your study group. Great for tests and quizzes!