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Given at IOLUG's Evolving Librarian conference November 2, 2012

Given at IOLUG's Evolving Librarian conference November 2, 2012

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  • Edmodo (Free) - Edmodo for the Android makes it easy for teachers and students to stay connected and share information. Use your Android phone to send notes, post replies, and check messages and upcoming events while away from the classroom. (ANDROID)Blackboard Mobile Learn(Free)- Extends your existing Blackboard learning system by making much of the core content available across your Blackboard courses, content and organizations, in an engaging and intuitive way on mobile devices. NOTE: This app must be enabled by your institution to function and is free for you if enabled. (iTunes)Dropbox lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere.Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. After you install Dropbox on your computer, any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, your Android device, and even the Dropbox website! With the Dropbox app, you can take everything that matters to you on the go. (Both iPad & Android)
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  • Molecules – three dimensional models of moleculesPeriodic Table of the Elements- This is a standard periodic table- a necessity for anyone interested in or even exposed to Chemistry. However, the version differs I nthat instead of cramming all the information for an element into one little square, you can select a chemical attribute and have the entire chart color coded to plainly show how the different elements vary with regard to the selected trait. (iTunes)hemistry Mobile Free- It is perfect for any elementary chemistry courses. It has chemical calculator able to balance chemical equations of various difficulties. It also has a built in periodic table and can perform stoichiometry. Chemistry students might also find the list of formulas and polyatomic ions useful. Finally, it has a formula evaluator for the gas laws, and a molar mass calculator, with useful conversions. (ANDROID)Periodic table (Free) - Learn the periodic table of elements with Socratica. Over 30 facts about each element for reference. Audio clips to help with pronunciation. Test yourself with quiz mode. Find elements by table, search or index. (ANDROID)Earth-Now (Free)- NASA's Earth Now visualizes recent global climate data from Earth Science satellites, including surface air temperature, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, ozone, and water vapor as well as gravity and sea level variations. (ANDROID)
  • Dictionary.com –free version with advertisements or $4.99 no advertisementsSparkNotes (free)- Get Sparknotes study guides for literature, Shakespeare, poetry, and more. Get today's most popular SparkNotes study guides for literature, Shakespeare, poetry, philosophy, drama and short stories. Access online or download to your device for use offline. (Both)Study Blue-Make flashcards and study anytime, anywhere with STUDYBLUE digital flashcards. STUDYBLUE exists to make studying efficient and effective for every student, for free. This app is made for serious studiers; flip online flashcards for fast feedback on what you know, then re-study concepts you’ve not yet mastered using Study Filters.
  • Pandora – (Free) personalized radio that only plays music you’ll love. Just start with the name of one of your favorite artists, songs, or classical composers and Pandora will creat a custom “station” that plays similar music.Sound Hound – (Free) Well known for its Fast Music Recognition, Live Lyrics and exclusive singing searchSpotify (Free) instant access to millions of songs. Allows you to create playlists and share with friends.

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