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The top 20 best android apps for librarians

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The top 20 best android apps for librarians

  1. 1. THE TOP 20 BEST ANDROIDAPPS FOR LIBRARIANS Tech Camp Rochester 2012 | Presented by Pat Rapp
  2. 2. Apps for:ReadingCommunicatingProductivityReference and NewsRandom Information
  3. 3. APPS FOR READING
  4. 4.  Kindle for Android is a free app Buy books from Amazon Borrow from your library
  5. 5. But have you considered… Aldiko Book Reader Import any epub or pdf file Download from Feedbooks, Smashwords or other online sites such as Project Guttenberg.
  6. 6. Or… Legimi ebook reader Free or cheap ebooks Epub format Read-out-loud feature allows for listening to book passages
  7. 7. Monroe County Library System LS2 Library Catalog Access to ebooks owned by MCLS Decide on your loan period – 1, 2, or 3 weeks Automatically returns books on due date
  8. 8. Read it LaterFor online content
  9. 9. APPS FOR COMMUNICATING
  10. 10. Skype Video chat IM Voice calls
  11. 11. GrooVe IP – Google Voice  Use data plan instead of phone minutes
  12. 12. Tweetdeck Synchronizes your Twitter, Facebook, Buzz, and Foursquare accounts
  13. 13. Hootsuite Manage Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and LinkedIn Get stats Use multiple accounts
  14. 14. STFU Shut the Phone Up 
  15. 15. APPS FOR PRODUCTIVITY
  16. 16. Evernote Take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders--and makes these notes completely searchable
  17. 17. Colornote Multi-color sticky notes Organize lists by color Easy to use for home and work
  18. 18. Tape-a-Talk Record lectures Create voice memos Use it as a dictaphone
  19. 19. Dropbox Save your file to Dropbox Access it from all your computers or mobile devices
  20. 20. Google Docs Create, edit, upload and share your documents
  21. 21. APPS FOR REFERENCE AND NEWS
  22. 22. apps.usa.gov
  23. 23. More apps.usa.gov
  24. 24. News Apps
  25. 25. Voice Translator Supported languages : Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Welsh, Yiddish.
  26. 26. APPS FOR RANDOM INFO
  27. 27. Find a Restaurant
  28. 28. Find Your Car MyCar Locator
  29. 29. Find a Bathroom Sit or Squat Locates bathrooms and provides ratings from other users
  30. 30. Speaking of Bathrooms…
  31. 31. HTTPS://MARKET.ANDROID.COM/
  32. 32. QUESTIONS? patrapp@gmail.com

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