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Apps Covered in the Presentation


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Apps Covered in the Presentation

  1. 1. Apps  covered  in  Presentation  Icon   Title   Purpose   Cost   Android/Blackberry   Versions   Art  HD   Great  artists  and  their  masterpieces   Free     Quiz   $5.99  deluxe  version   Create  your  own  gallery  of  favorites   available     Museum  of   Highlights  of  the  “Abstracts  Expressionist  New  York”   Free   Android  app  available   Modern  Art   exhibit.    Videos  on  key  works  and  artists,  internet     connection  needed   NCMA  Rodin   Documentary  and  photos  of  bronzes  done  by  Rodin   Free       PaperPort   Digital  note  taking  tool  allows  the  use  of  documents,   Free     Notes   web  content,  audio,  typed  and  handwritten  text.     Dragon  Voice  has  been  added  allowing  for  voice  to     text.    Cloud  storage   Penultimate   Handwriting  app  uses  gel  ink  colors.  Can  create   .99   PenSupremacy  for  Tablets   different  notebooks  for  different  topics,  allows  for   $1.49   pages  to  be  inserted,  deleted,  duplicated  or  moved  to   another  notebook     Mindnode   Graphic  organizer,  mind  mapper   Free     Thinking  space   Syncs  with  mac     $20  for  Mindnode  pro   recommended  for  android   Can  be  exported  as  tiff,  PDF,  PNG,  rtf  outline   users     Cogimap  and  Mindberry   recommended  for   blackberry  
  2. 2. Dropbox   Cloud  storage;  accessible  by  windows,  mac,  mobile  and   Free   Android  and  Blackberry   Linux   versions  available     iAnnotate   PDF  reader  annotator   $.9.99   Repligo  Reader  for  android     Evernote   “Captures  everything”  note  clipper,  web  clipper,  voice,   Free.   Android  and  Blackberry   texts   More  storage  for  a  price   versions  available     Notes   Simple  text  notes,  no  organization,  can  email  or  print   Free  comes  installed       Study  Blue   Create  flashcards  using  text  and  pictures,  track  your   Free   Android  version  available   progress,  and  use  the  filter  to  only  study  what  you   don’t  know.     Science  360   NSF  funded  access  to  science  and  engineering  images   Free   Science  360  radio  app   and  videos,  newsfeed  from  NDF-­‐funded  institutions   available,  does  not  seem     to  be  same  as  robust  as   one  for  iPad   Melbourne   Ability  to  explore  Melbourne  Museums  treasures  and   Free     Museum   displays     Please  touch   exhibit   LeafSnap   1st  in  a  series  of  electronic  field  guides.    Developed  by   Free   Android  app  under   Columbia,  University  of  Maryland  and  the  Smithsonian.     development   Uses  visual  recognition  software  to  help  identify  trees     from  photos  of  their  leaves  
  3. 3. Explorer:   Lost  in  the  museum?    Use  the  GPS  locater  in  this  app  to   Free   Considering  android  app   American   help  you  find  your  way    -­‐  will  give  turn  by  turn     Museum  of   directions  to  exhibits  along  with  visuals  of  what’s  in  the   Natural   museum   History     This  Day  in   Interactive  multimedia  calendar  of  historical  events   Free     History   developed  by  World  Book     Nook   Read  books  purchased  from  Barnes  and  Noble   Free   Available  for  android,   windows  and  mac,  but  not     blackberry   Kindle   Read  books  purchased  from  Amazon   Free   Available  for  windows,   mac,  android,  blackberry   and  windows  phone  7     Overdrive   Read  books  lent  from  libraries   Free   Available  for  android  and   blackberry  and  windows   phone       Ziti   Personalized  magazine  learns  what  you  like  to  read  and   Free   Android  version  available   delivers  new  material  all  the  time.     Red  Laser   Bar  code  reader   Free   Android  version  from  App   Brain     Scan   Bar  code  reader   Free   Android  version  available   QRScan  Now  for     blackberry   Photon   Alternative  to  the  Safari  browser,  but  this  one  supports   $4.99   `   Flash  files    
  4. 4. Quick  Office   Microsoft  office  for  mobile  devices   14.99   Android  version  available   Pro   Syncs  with  Google  docs,  Dropbox     Numbers   Spreadsheet  program  for  Mac   $9.99   Not  available     Bento   Database  program  for  Mac   $4.99   Not  available   Syncs  with  apple  devices     Bibion   NYPL  over  700  items  from  the  NYPL  1939-­‐1940  New   Free   NYPL  app  available  for   York  World’s  Fair  collection   android  and  iPad  but  not     one  specifically  for  this     exhibit   Library  of   Virtual  tour  of  the  Library  of  Congress   Free   Android  app  available   Congress     IEEE  Xplore   These  are  not  apps  per  se  but  websites  built  for  mobile   Free  with  subscription   Available  in  mobile   devices.       website     JStor   Digitized  print  journals,  reference  source   App  free  but  full  text   Available  in  mobile   available  with   website   subscription     Medline   Provides  citations  and  abstracts  to  biomedical   App,  citations,  abstracts   Available  in  mobile   literature.    Full  text  available  when  possible   and  some  full  text   website   available  free  but  more   full  text  available  with     subscription   WorldCat   Search  title  to  find  libraries  near  you  owning  the  title   Free     Available  in  mobile   website    
  5. 5. Ebscohost   Academic  reference  database   Free  with  subscription   Available  in  mobile   website     Gale  –  Access   App  from  Gale  –  Access  my  public  library,  Access  my   Free  with  subscription   Android  app  available   my  library   school  library   college   edition     Facetime   Allows  for  video  calls  to  other  Apple  devices   Free   Skype     Doodle   Finger  painting  without  the  mess,  allows  students  to   Free   Paintjoy   Buddy   practice  numbers  letters  drawing,  includes  stamps,   draw  with  friends!     Rocket  Math   Practice  games  for  elementary  math  facts.       99  cents   Math  Number  game   Zcrazy  math     Puppet  Pals   Allow  students  to  create  and  animate  puppet  shows.   Free  with  limited   Not  available  in  Android,   You  can  record  and  save  shows   character  and   Puppet  Show  available  for   Director’s  Pass  for  2.99  adds  more  backgrounds  and   background  choice.   .99  from  Android     characters  and  allows  you  to  animate  personal  photos     Marketplace   and  import  backgrounds   Teacher  Pal   Personal  organizer  for  teachers,  seating  charts,  tracks   Free   Teacher  Aide  Lite  available   attendance,  grades  and  behavior   from  Android  marketplace     iThoughts   Mind  mapping  tool  for  iPad  and  iPhone   $9.99   MindMeister  or  Mindmaps   available  in  android    
  6. 6. Flipboard   Popular  magazine  and  social  media  app   Free   Google  Currents   pages   Social  Magazine     Instapaper   Save  web  pages  for  reading  later   $4.99   InstaFetch  Pro   Browse  articles  your  friends  are  reading   Send  to  Instapaper      Other  Apps  not  covered  in  the  presentation  Icon   Title   Purpose   Cost   Android/Blackberry   Versions   Notetaker  HD   Captures  handwriting,  allows  a  zoom  to  accommodate   $4.99   Android  –  handwriting  by   larger  stylus   Dato   Exports  as  PDF  and  can  be  emailed       Can  be  organized  into  folders   Inotes   Text,  photo,  draw,  organize  into  folders,  syncs  to  cloud   Lite  version  free   Note  Everything  from   or  Dropbox,  can  be  launched  from  Safari   $3.99   Android  Market     Infinote   To  do  list  or  notes  organized  by  different  bulletin   $1.99     boards   Fun,  notes  or  lists  can  be  emailed     GoodReads   Great  social  place  for  readers,  can  keep  track  of  books   Free   Available  for  android  but   read,  books  to  read,  can  read  reviews  of  books,   not  an  app  for  blackberry,   tagging   but  you  could  use  the     mobile  website  on   blackberry  
  7. 7. Dictionary   Dictionary  and  thesaurus   Free   Available  for  android  and   blackberry     iClassics   Classical  Music  discovery  tool   Free     Choose  by  mood  or  composer  or  genre     Groovebug   Scans  your  music  library  and  creates  a  “fluid   Free     interactive  magazine  for  each  individual  artist”     Steinway   Learn  the  piano  fingerings  for  songs  some  sheet  music   Free     Etude   free  and  some  for  purchase         American  Folk   Commentary  on  the”  Infinite  Variety:  Three  Centuries   Free   Android  app  available   Art  Museum   of  Red  and  White  Quilts”  museum  layout,  comments   on  650  quilts  all  read  and  white     British  Library   Access  to  the  library’s  19th  century  book  collection.     Free   Android  app  available   19th  Century   Option  to  subscribe  for  $3.00  a  month  will  give  access   Collection   to  all  titles  free  or  not     Science  Friday   NPR  Science  Friday’s  broadcast   Free   Android  app  available   PBS     Garden   Need  help  with  your  garden?    Over  2000  species   $2.99     includes  common  and  botanical  names;  includes  pests,   guides  and  journal     9/11  Memorial   Explore  the  building  of  the  memorial,  construction     Android  app  available   pictures  and  information  on  the  twin  towers    
  8. 8. Bulls  Run   Part  of  a  series  developed  by  the  History  Associates     Considering  android  apps   and  Civil  War  Trust  with  a  grant  from  VDOT.  To     encourage  tourism  in  Virginia  will  highlight  all  Virginia   Civil  War  battle  grounds   TED   App  from  the  popular  website     Android  app  available     Reeder   News  reader     Not  available  for  android,   Google  reader  or  Feedly     suggested   Pulse   News  reader  in  magazine  form     Android  app  available     Early  Edition   News  reader     Not  available  for  android