THERE’S AN APP FOR

THAT!

www.nptechforgood.com

Librarian and Patron Edition

Nevada Library Association Conference - Oc...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

WHAT IS AN APP?
App = Application

Generally Mobile

Software
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

MOBILE
CONNECTIONS will hit
10 MILLION by 2016
Cisco predicts
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

WHY APPS MATTER!

91%

of American Adults Own a Cell Phone

56%

of American Adults Own a Smart ...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

WHY APPS MATTER!
of Adults

60%

Access the Internet

52%

Send or Receive Emails

50%

Download...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

WHY APPS MATTER!
as of 2013

900,000
800,000
120,000
100,000
Mobile Statistics
2012

Apple
Andro...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

WHY APPS MATTER!
as of 2012-13

50,000,000
48,000,000
3,000,000
???,???
Mobile Statistics
2012

...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

WHY APPS MATTER!
time to 50 MILLION USERS

38 YEARS
13 YEARS
4 YEARS
50 DAYS
Mobile Statistics
2...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

WHY APPS

should

MATTER

to Libraries!

Americans say that they would
wider uses of

embrace

t...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

WHY APPS

should

MATTER

to Libraries!

Americans say that they would
wider uses of

embrace

t...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

WHY APPS

should

MATTER

to Libraries!

Americans say that they would
wider uses of

embrace

t...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

AccessMyLibrary
uses your global position to locate libraries
within a 10-mile radius, then will...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

Allrecipes.com Dinner
access shopping lists, search recipes by
dish, cooking time, ingredients, ...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

App Advice
tells you everything you need to know
about apps and your iPhone or iPad. Whats
the l...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

apps.usa.gov
353 apps in subjects such as Reference,
Utilities, Health and Fitness, Medical, New...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

ArticleSearch
browse scientific papers, journals, articles,
magazines and more academic
publicat...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

Bloomberg
comprehensive access to global business
and finance news, market data and portfolio
to...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

City Guides Catalog
traveling somewhere? Get this FREE city
guide with the restaurants, attracti...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

Cities - Nat Geo
explore the best of four of the world’s most
vibrant cities - London, Paris, Ro...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

Dictionary.com
#1 FREE dictionary app for apple and
android.
Cost:
Free
Category:
Reference
Plat...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

Dropbox
lets you bring all your photos, docs, and
videos anywhere are share them easily.
Upload ...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

DuckDuckGo
offers you a better way to search and take
on Stories. Search anonymously.
Cost:
Free...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

EasyBib
create MLA, APA, and Chicago style
citations in seconds by scanning a book bar
code, cre...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

Evernote
is easy to use, free app that helps you
remember everything across all of the
devices y...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

Flipboard
is your personal magazine. Select the news
you want to read!
Cost:
Free
Category:
News...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

Google Translate
translate text between more than 70
languages!
Cost:
Free
Category:
Reference
P...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

HootSuite
helps you spread social media messages,
monitor conversations, and track results.
Cost...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

iAnnotate PDF
use to read, mark up, and share PDF, DOC,
PPT and image files!
Cost:
$9.99
Categor...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

iTunes U

Cost:
Free
Category:
Education
Platforms:
Apple

gives you access to complete courses ...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

Job Search by Indeed
Job searching on the go with the most
comprehensive search engine for jobs....
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

Khan Academy/
Kh Android
allows you to learn almost anything for free.
Cost:
Free
Category:
Educ...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

Mango Languages
free access to over 40 foreign language
courses and 15 English courses taught in...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

Merck PTE HD
periodic table of elements.

Cost:
Free
Category:
Education
Platforms:
Apple
Androi...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

Moo, Baa, La La La!
Sandra Boynton’s best selling book.

Cost:
$3.99
Category:
Books
Platforms:
...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

Netflix
movies on the go!

Cost:
Free, subscription
Category:
Entertainment
Platforms:
Apple
And...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

NPR News
a delightful news magazine.

Cost:
Free
Category:
News
Platforms:
Apple
Android
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

OverDrive
read and listen to eBooks and audiobooks
from your library on the go or at home.
22,00...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

Reference USA

Cost:
Free
Category:
Reference
Platforms:
Apple
Android

a premiere business and ...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

TED
presents talks from some of the world’s most
fascinating people.
Cost:
Free
Category:
Entert...
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT!

Thank you!
Presented By
Sena Loyd,
@Two Digital Learning Center Manager,
Carson City Library

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  1. 1. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! www.nptechforgood.com Librarian and Patron Edition Nevada Library Association Conference - October 19, 2013 Presented By Sena Loyd, @Two Digital Learning Center Manager, Carson City Library sloyd@carson.org, 775-887-2244 x1018
  2. 2. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! WHAT IS AN APP? App = Application Generally Mobile Software
  3. 3. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! MOBILE CONNECTIONS will hit 10 MILLION by 2016 Cisco predicts
  4. 4. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! WHY APPS MATTER! 91% of American Adults Own a Cell Phone 56% of American Adults Own a Smart Phone 34% of American Adults Own a Tablet Computer Pew Internet: Mobile  September 18, 2013
  5. 5. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! WHY APPS MATTER! of Adults 60% Access the Internet 52% Send or Receive Emails 50% Download Apps Pew Internet: Mobile  September 18, 2013 with a Cell Phone!
  6. 6. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! WHY APPS MATTER! as of 2013 900,000 800,000 120,000 100,000 Mobile Statistics 2012 Apple Android (Includes Kindle) Blackberry Windows apps available!
  7. 7. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! WHY APPS MATTER! as of 2012-13 50,000,000 48,000,000 3,000,000 ???,??? Mobile Statistics 2012 Android (Includes Kindle) Apple Blackberry Windows apps downloaded!
  8. 8. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! WHY APPS MATTER! time to 50 MILLION USERS 38 YEARS 13 YEARS 4 YEARS 50 DAYS Mobile Statistics 2012 RADIO TV INTERNET DRAW SOMETHING APP
  9. 9. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! WHY APPS should MATTER to Libraries! Americans say that they would wider uses of embrace technology at libraries. 6% of Americans ages 16 and older had used a mobile device to connect to a library site in 2009 13% of Americans ages 16 and older had used a mobile device to connect to a library site in 2013 University of Washington Study 2009 Mobile Connections to Libraries Pew Study 2012
  10. 10. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! WHY APPS should MATTER to Libraries! Americans say that they would wider uses of embrace technology at libraries. Apps-based access to library materials and programs: 35% of Americans ages 16 and older would “very likely” use that service and 28% say they would be “somewhat likely” to do so. Library Services in the Digital Age Pew Study 2012
  11. 11. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! WHY APPS should MATTER to Libraries! Americans say that they would wider uses of embrace technology at libraries. GPS-Navigation apps to help patrons locate materials inside library buildings: 34% of Americans ages 16 and older would “very likely” use that service and 28% say they would be “somewhat likely” to do so. Library Services in the Digital Age Pew Study 2012
  12. 12. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! AccessMyLibrary uses your global position to locate libraries within a 10-mile radius, then will give you access to online Gale resources. Cost: Free Category: Reference Platforms: Apple Android
  13. 13. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! Allrecipes.com Dinner access shopping lists, search recipes by dish, cooking time, ingredients, find recipes that match your diet. Cost: Free, $2.99 Pro Category: Food & Drink Platforms: Apple Android Windows 8
  14. 14. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! App Advice tells you everything you need to know about apps and your iPhone or iPad. Whats the latest app news? Cost: $1.99 Category: News Platforms: Apple
  15. 15. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! apps.usa.gov 353 apps in subjects such as Reference, Utilities, Health and Fitness, Medical, News, Travel and Lifestyle. Cost: Free, Varies Category: Many Platforms: Apple Android Blackberry
  16. 16. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! ArticleSearch browse scientific papers, journals, articles, magazines and more academic publications. Includes abstracts and full text. Cost: Free, In-App Purchases Avail. Category: Education Platforms: Apple
  17. 17. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! Bloomberg comprehensive access to global business and finance news, market data and portfolio tools. Personalization available. Cost: Free Category: Finance Platforms: Apple Android Blackberry Windows
  18. 18. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! City Guides Catalog traveling somewhere? Get this FREE city guide with the restaurants, attractions, hotels and reviews from TripAdvisor. No data. Cost: Free Category: Travel Platforms: Apple Android
  19. 19. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! Cities - Nat Geo explore the best of four of the world’s most vibrant cities - London, Paris, Rome and New York. Cost: Free Category: Travel Platforms: Apple
  20. 20. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! Dictionary.com #1 FREE dictionary app for apple and android. Cost: Free Category: Reference Platforms: Apple Android
  21. 21. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! Dropbox lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere are share them easily. Upload files to your free account. 2gb. Cost: Free Category: Productivity Platforms: Apple Android Blackberry
  22. 22. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! DuckDuckGo offers you a better way to search and take on Stories. Search anonymously. Cost: Free Category: Reference Platforms: Apple Android
  23. 23. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! EasyBib create MLA, APA, and Chicago style citations in seconds by scanning a book bar code, create a database of citations. Cost: Free Category: Education Platforms: Apple Android
  24. 24. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! Evernote is easy to use, free app that helps you remember everything across all of the devices you use. Stay organized! Cost: Free Category: Productivity Platforms: Apple Android Windows
  25. 25. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! Flipboard is your personal magazine. Select the news you want to read! Cost: Free Category: News Platforms: Apple Android
  26. 26. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! Google Translate translate text between more than 70 languages! Cost: Free Category: Reference Platforms: Apple Android
  27. 27. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! HootSuite helps you spread social media messages, monitor conversations, and track results. Cost: Free, In-App Purchases Avail. Category: Social Networking Platforms: Apple Android
  28. 28. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! iAnnotate PDF use to read, mark up, and share PDF, DOC, PPT and image files! Cost: $9.99 Category: Productivity Platforms: Apple Android
  29. 29. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! iTunes U Cost: Free Category: Education Platforms: Apple gives you access to complete courses from leading universities and other schools - plus the world’s largest digital catalog of free educational content.
  30. 30. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! Job Search by Indeed Job searching on the go with the most comprehensive search engine for jobs. Cost: Free Category: Business Platforms: Apple Android
  31. 31. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! Khan Academy/ Kh Android allows you to learn almost anything for free. Cost: Free Category: Education Platforms: Apple Android
  32. 32. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! Mango Languages free access to over 40 foreign language courses and 15 English courses taught in users native language. Cost: Free, in-App and Library Subscription Category: Education Platforms: Apple Android
  33. 33. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! Merck PTE HD periodic table of elements. Cost: Free Category: Education Platforms: Apple Android
  34. 34. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! Moo, Baa, La La La! Sandra Boynton’s best selling book. Cost: $3.99 Category: Books Platforms: Apple
  35. 35. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! Netflix movies on the go! Cost: Free, subscription Category: Entertainment Platforms: Apple Android
  36. 36. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! NPR News a delightful news magazine. Cost: Free Category: News Platforms: Apple Android
  37. 37. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! OverDrive read and listen to eBooks and audiobooks from your library on the go or at home. 22,000 libraries nationwide. Cost: Free Category: Books Platforms: Apple Android Blackberry Windows Nook
  38. 38. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! Reference USA Cost: Free Category: Reference Platforms: Apple Android a premiere business and consumer reference and research tool offering instant, real-time access to in-depth information on millions of businesses in the USA.
  39. 39. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! TED presents talks from some of the world’s most fascinating people. Cost: Free Category: Entertainment Platforms: Apple Android
  40. 40. THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT! Thank you! Presented By Sena Loyd, @Two Digital Learning Center Manager, Carson City Library sloyd@carson.org, 775-8872244 x1018

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