EvernoteSummary from Vendor: Evernote is a great tool for research. Whether you’re investigating legendary treasures hidden by ancient civilizations, writing a novel, or working towards a PhD, Evernote is an invaluable tool for gathering information and keeping it all organized.

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Please contact us if you have any questions or suggestions about the content of this page. Last updated: 2018-02-01

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Features & Specifications

  • Interactivity Interface functionality

    Interface functionality

    Search functions can search across file formats and beyond typos

    • With Evernote Premium, all notes and attachments are searchable with Optical Character Recognition.

     

    Ability to manipulate files and images

    • No information provided

     

    Support for multiple open windows

    • Yes

     

    Ability to link out

    • Yes
  • Support for Researcher Documentation

    Documentation and metadata creation

    Hyperlink Support

    • Yes

     

    Metadata Creation Prompts

    • No

     

    Rights Management (Licensing)

    • No information provided

     

    Protocol Integration

    • It is possible to keep templates and protocols in a separate notebook and to copy and paste them as needed.
  • Adaptability to Lab Workflows

    Platform compatibility

    Accounts/Permissions Levels

    • Yes

     

    Internal Data Sharing

    • Yes

     

    Adaptable to a Variety of Workflows

    • No information provided

     

    Compatibility with authoring tools

    • No information provided

     

    Windows Compatible    

    • Yes

     

    Macintosh Compatible

    • Yes

     

    Linux Compatible

    • No information provided

     

    Android Compatible    

    • Yes

     

    iOS Compatible    

    • Yes
  • Storage

    Available data storage options

    Cloud Storage    

    • No information provided

     

    Local Storage    

    • No information provided

     

    Hybrid (cloud/local) Storage

    • No information provided

     

    Versioning

    • Evernote automatically records the date and time that your notes are modified.

     

    File Redundancy

    • No information provided

     

    Creates stable URLs or persistent identifiers for entries

    • No information provided

     

    Can unregistered users access the data found at persistent links?

    • No information provided
       

    Storage Capacity - Users

    • 20 GB of new uploads per month (for the business version) + 2 GB per user

     

    Storage Capacity - Max File Size

    • No information provided
  • Hosting

    Software access

    Cloud

    • No information provided

     

    Local

    • No information provided

     

    Hybrid (combination of cloud and local)    

    • No information provided
  • Support

    Training and maintenance offered

    Training

    • Email support, live chat support

     

    Documentation    

    • FAQs, "quick-start" instructions

     

    Data Migration from Other Systems (incoming migration)

    • No information provided

     

    Compatibility with data repositories

    • No information provided

     

    Exit Strategies (outgoing migration)

    • No information provided

     

    Recovery Options

    • It is possible to schedule automatic backups of your notebooks.

     

    Single Sign-on (Institutional ID)

    • Yes

     

    Number of Installations per institution

    • No information provided

     

    Multiple client use

    • Yes

     

    Number of registered Harvard/HMS users

    • No information provided

     

    Other higher-education users

    • No information provided
  • Security

    Compliance with Harvard security

    Harvard Security Levels

    • No information provided on Harvard Security Levels

     

    Backdoor accessibility

    • Yes
  • Other

    Additional features

    Open Science/Open Data Efforts

    • None

     

    Academically Oriented

    • No

     

    Cost (per seat)    

    • $12/user per month

     

    Dictation/voice input

    • Yes

     

    Data Entry

    • Can upload attachments directly from your computer

     

    Platform Integrations

    • Google Drive, Outlook
  • Tiers of Service

    Features and costs associated

    Basic Level

    • Cost: $0
    • Features:
      • 60 MB of new uploads per month
      • Sync across 2 devices
      • Clip web pages, images, PDF files
      • Search for text inside images
      • Share notes with friends and colleagues
      • Lock the mobile app with a passcode

     

    Premium Level

    • Cost: $7.99 / Month
    • Features:
      • 10 GB of new uploads/month
      • Sync to all your devices
      • Clip web pages, images, PDF files
      • Search for text inside images
      • Share notes with friends and colleagues
      • Add passcode lock to the mobile app
      • Get customer support via email
      • Access notebooks offline
      • Forward emails into Evernote

     

    Business Level

    • Cost: $14.99 / User / Month
    • Features:
      • 20 GB of new uploads/month + 2 GB/user
      • Sync to all your devices
      • Clip web pages, images, PDF files
      • Search for text inside images
      • Share notes with friends and colleagues
      • Add passcode lock to the mobile app
      • Priority business support
      • Access notebooks offline
      • Forward emails into Evernote
      • Search for text in PDFs and Office docs
      • Annotate PDFs
      • Present notes in one click
      • Scan and digitize business cards
      • Single Sign-on
      • Central user administration
      • Collaborate in a single workspace