The iPad as a research tool | Mike Press
A Blog written by Mike Press Professor of Design Policy and Associate Dean of Design at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, the University of Dundee in Scotland, UK
'So, you’re a research student or academic who has just laid their hands on a new iPad. How useful is it as a research tool? What advantages does it have over a laptop? Is it just a clever shiny gadget for watching movies on long train rides?'
A interesting piece that looks at the iPad as a research gathering tool, a tool for reading and browsing and the iPad as a research dissemination tool. He also offers a commentary on some very useful apps available. It was last updated in April 2011.