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Internationella Engelska Gymnasiet students, like most students today, spend more and more time online doing schoolwork.

Netbooks. Increasingly common at IEGS.
Netbooks. Increasingly common at IEGS.

With the rise of netbooks – smaller laptops that are easier to carry around – lots of students are exploring web-based applications can help them get the work done.

To be honest, it can be hard to know where to begin because there are stacks of really useful web-apps out there that can help you.

IEGS Latest News presents a list of 5 web-based tools recommended to make studying and learning more effective.

Adobe Buzzword – Still in beta, Buzzword is an online word processor that works in a web browser like Firefox or Internet Explorer instead of on your desktop. It's great for creating documents, writing collaborative projects and keeping track of the changes you make.

Writeboard - By the folks at 37Signals this superb app let students collaborate on documents from anywhere and view changes as you go. Writeboard lets you write, collaborate, and compare in real time without fear of losing information.

PromoOnline - Need a PDF for your science project ? PromoOnline is a free way to create PDF documents without having to install software. All you have to do is upload your document and get the PDF emailed back to you in an instant.

BibMe easily converts your references to a neat Works Cited or bibliography in MLA, APA, Chicago, or Turabian format. You can either enter the required information via the browser or even use the search feature to find books, articles, websites, or films.

NoteMesh – Created by students for students, NoteMesh is for you if you need to collaborate on a set of notes for a particular class. NoteMesh creates an easy-to-use wiki that can be updated by anyone.

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