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Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
Great Apps for Great Librarians
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  • 1.25 IOS apps available with 375k designed for iPads867563 for android as of 9/24/2013 http://www.appbrain.comThe money is made with “freemium apps” where additional purchases occur within the app.
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    • 1. GREAT APPS FOR GREAT LIBRARIANS Steven Irving / Richard Eissinger Southern Utah University
    • 2. ACCESS SLIDESHOW 2 Presentation on SlideShare: http://goo.gl/zEqsHn
    • 3. INTRODUCTION As of May 2013 (Pew Internet, 2013):  91% of American adults have a cell phone  56% of American adults have a smartphone  34% of American adults own a tablet computer  Ave cost per app  Android $0.06  iPhone $019  iPad $0.50 3
    • 4. INTRODUCTION 4 What are we doing with our cell phones  81% send or receive text messages  60% access the internet  52% send or receive email  50% download apps  49% get directions, recommendations, or other location- based information  48% listen to music  21% video call or video chat  8% share their location
    • 5. INTRODUCTION 5 App Categories Research Readers Notetaking Productivity Presentations Entertainment
    • 6. RESEARCH  Gale AccessMyLibrary  EBSCOhost  Mendeley  WolframAlpha 6
    • 7. AML: AccessMyLibrary (Gale)  Gale Apps – iOS & Andrid  AML Public Edition  AML School Edition  AML College Edition  Tips:  Access using your college email address  Access all your subscribed Gale databases  Reauthorize after 3 months access 7
    • 8. EBSCOhost  EBSCO Support  EBSCOhost iOS (iPhone)  EBSCOhost Android  Tips:  Access EBSCOhost through your library  Click the link at the bottom of the screen to email yourself a 9 month key  Settings: select database(s), Full Text, Peer Reviewed, Publication Date  Save articles to Drive, Evernote, Gmail 8
    • 9. Mendeley  Mendeley home  Mendeley – Reference Manager (iOS)  Droideley beta (Android) – (unofficial)  Tips:  Indexes/organizes PDF documents and research papers to your own digital library.  Search, organize and cite documents.  Annotate and highlight documents 9
    • 10. WolframAlpha  WolframAlpha home  Computational Knowledge Engine  WolframAlpha (iOS)  iPhone & iPad, $2.99  WolframAlpha (Android)  Google Play & Amazon Appstore, $2.99  Tips:  WolframAlpha Examples by Topic 10
    • 11. READERS  Amazon Kindle  Apple Readers iBooks, iTunes U, Newsstand  News Readers Feedly, Flipboard, NPR News, News Pro (Reuters), Reader2, Zite  Article Readers Instapaper, Pocket (Read It Later), Readability, Zineo 11
    • 12. Amazon Kindle  Amazon Kindle Apps  Amazon (iOS)  Amazon (Android)  Tips:  Kindle Support  Transfer, download and send files to Kindle 12
    • 13. Apple Readers  iBooks  Newsstand  iTunes U 13
    • 14. News Readers  Feedly – iOS/Android  Flipboard – iOS/Android  NPR News – iOS/Android  Reuters News Pro – iOS/Android  Reeder2 - iOS  Zite – iOS/Android 14
    • 15. Article Readers  Instapaper  Pocket (Read It Later)  Readability  Zineo 15
    • 16. NOTETAKING  Record AudioMemos, AudioNote Lite, Dragon Dictation  Write Awesome Note, Evernote, Google Drive, OneNote, Penultimate, QuickOffice  Scan Jotnot Scanner, TinyScan 16
    • 17. Record  AudioMemos  Free & $.99  iOS, Android, Amazon  AudioNote  Free & $4.99  AudioNote (iOS)  AudioNote (Android)  Dragon  Free  Dragon Dictation (iOS)  Dragon Mobile Assistant (Android) 17
    • 18. Write  Evernote  Evernote (iOS)  Evernote (Android)  Google Drive  Google Drive (iOS)  Google Drive (Android)  OneNote  OneNote (iOS)  OneNote (Android)  Penultimate (iOS, free)  QuickOffice home  Quickoffice (iOS)  Free  Quickoffice Pro HD – $19.99  Quickoffice Pro (Android)  Free  Quickoffice Pro - $14.99  Quickoffice Pro HD - $19.99  ee 18
    • 19. Scanners  JotNot Scanner - iOS  Free & Pro $.99  TinyScan home  TinyScan  Free & Pro $4.99  TinyScan (Android) 19
    • 20. PRODUCTIVITY  Passwords 1Password, LastPass  Statistics: Analytics  Storage: Dropbox, Google Drive  Remote desktop: Join.me, LogMeIn, RemotePC, Splashtop  LMS Apps: Blackboard Mobile Learn, Canvas & Speedgrader, Moodle Mobile, Turnitin  Social Media: Facebook, Google+, Skype, Twitter 20
    • 21. 1Password  1Password home  Mac, Windows, iOS, Android  1Password (iOS)  1Password (Android) 21
    • 22. LastPass  LastPass  Windows, Mac, Mobile  LastPass – iOS  LastPass – Android 22
    • 23. Analytics  Analytics for iPad (iOS)  Google Analytics (Android) 23
    • 24. Dropbox  Dropbox  Dropbox for mobile  Dropbox (iOS, Android) 24
    • 25. Desktop Sharing  Join.me  PC, iOS, Android  Free and Pro  LogMeIn  iOS, Android  Free & Pro $$  RemotePC  iOS, Android  Free & $$  Splashtop  iOS, Android  Free & $$ 25
    • 26. LMS Apps  Blackboard Mobile Learn  iOS, Android  Canvas & Speedgrader  Canvas - iOS, Android  Speedgrader - iOS  Moodle Mobile  Moodle Mobile – iOS, Android  Turnitin  iOS 26
    • 27. Social Media  Facebook  iOS, Android  Google+  iOS, Android  Skype  iOS, Android  Twitter  iOS, Android  LinkedIn, Diigo, Delicious, etc. 27
    • 28. PRESENTATIONS  Conferencing  Adobe Connect,  WebEx  Presenting  Doceri  Haiku Deck  Keynote  Prezi 28
    • 29. Conferencing  Adobe Connect  iOS, Android  WebEx  iOS, Android 29
    • 30. Presenting  Doceri  Free - iOS  Interactive whiteboard and screencasting  Controls for Keynote & Powerpoint  Haiku Deck  Free – iOS  Presentation and slideshow program with graphics.  Keynote  $9.99 – iOS  Presentation program with themes and graphics  Prezi  Free – iOS  Presentation program with themes 30
    • 31. ENTERTAINMENT  Amazon Instant Video  Crackle  Netflix  SnagFilms  Angry Librarians! 31
    • 32. Flicks  Amazon Instant Video (iOS)  Crackle (iOS, Android)  Netflix (iOS, Android)  SnagFilms (iOS, Android) 32
    • 33. Games  Angry Librarians! 33
    • 34. QUESTIONS? 34 Presentation on SlideShare: http://goo.gl/zEqsHn Presenters:  Steven Irving stevenirving@suu.edu  Richard Eissinger Eissinger@suu.edu
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