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Apps for librarians

Using the best mobile technology to educate, create, and engage

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  • 221 Want to read
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Published by Libraries Unlimited in Santa Barbara, CA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Paginationxiii, 197 p.
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25651022M
ISBN 101610695305
ISBN 109781610695305


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Apps for Librarians is a useful tool with numerous suggestions some of which I have heard of and others I have not. I will definitely be using this book to reference back to this upcoming school year. It is going on my professional book shelf at my library/5.

There are many possibilities for using apps in creative ways in libraries. In my online course, “The Book as iPad App,”⁠ one of the assignments is to participate in a virtual brainstorming activity about this topic.

Librarians in my course are from school, academic, and public libraries, and this list is based on the many creative ideas they came up with.

"I would recommend this book for purchase because it focuses on particular categories of apps that librarians should be comfortable using and recommending, presents a helpful rubric for evaluating apps, and serves as a good source of ideas for library programming opportunities that incorporate apps for /5(4).

"In a growing world of mobile technology, Nicole Henning's Apps for Librarians is a timely reference book for those in the library field Librarians who have not had any experience purchasing and/or downloading apps outside of a phone or tablet's factory setting will greatly benefit from this : Nicole Hennig.

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Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Apps for Librarians: Empower Your Users with Mobile App Literacy. Nicole Hennig will serve as the instructor for a 5-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, June 5, Estimated Hours of Learning: 28 Certificate of Completion available upon request Learning outcomes After participating in this eCourse, you will.

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Today’s librarians can offer expert recommendations for apps and games in addition to suggesting books. “Librarians serve as media mentors and can support children and caregivers in decisions around media use,” explains Alec Chunn, Youth Services Librarian at Eugene Public Library and NCDM Committee Co-Chair.

By Patrick Hogan | Nicole Hennig would love to see more librarians reviewing apps. “Have you noticed how uniformed many of the app-store reviews are?” she asks readers of her recent Library Technology Report "Selecting and Evaluating the Best Mobile Apps for Library Services." Often people write a review without understanding what the app was meant to do.

Apps for librarians book for Librarians: Using the Best Mobile Technology to Educate, Create, and Engage will save you from wading through and learning about the millions of apps available today and direct you to the very best apps in areas important to education, the workplace, and professional development.

Organized by function—reading, writing, reference Brand: ABC-CLIO. Get this from a library. Apps for librarians: using the best mobile technology to educate, create, and engage. [Nicole Hennig] -- "How can your library--and your patrons--benefit from mobile apps.

This guidebook offers a solid foundation in "app-literacy," supplying librarians with the knowledge to review and recommend apps. AAP Journals & AAP eBooks Reports available at HighWire Admin Center.

Reports are usually available after the 15th of the month, reflecting the previous month's usage. "Librarians from all types of libraries who desire to learn more about how to use apps successfully will enjoy this book. Apps for Librarians successfully navigates the often complicated and overwhelming world of apps for the app beginner, and the more experienced user will appreciate the insights and recommendations." —Serials Review.

Look. To return, they highlight the book they’re returning. If you really want tech, though, I recommend Libib. Easy to use!” —Gabrielle C. Or go old school. “If kids want to take a book home, they have to ‘check it out’ with a post-it. They put the name and the book title on. But what's even cooler is that the OverDrive-created and owned Libby app lets you borrow e-books, audiobooks, music, and more for free.

Time Magazine's Best iPhone and Android Apps of Put your local library in your pocket with Libby, an ebook- and audiobook-borrowing app with a wealth of literary offerings available on demand. The annual lists honor 25 apps and 25 websites that provide enhanced learning and curriculum development for school librarians and their teacher collaborators.

These technology resources are chosen for their ability to foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration.

The apps recognized in are: Clips. Android apps, Android Apps for Librarians, Apps for Librarians, Best Android Apps for Librarians, Librarians Librarians by nature are the individuals who have to remember the names, location and other details about almost every book that existed in the library.

Work iPad Apps for Librarians & Teachers. When it comes to making the grade in the work place, librarians will benefit from these nifty apps that make life easier. iNapkin 2 - Luksor. Like scribbling your random notes on a napkin, only far more sanitary and easier to keep up with.

iPad Apps for the School Library My first article was filled with tidbits to consider regarding the use of iPads, but now I can write about the fun part- the apps. For the last few years, I have been on the hunt for fun, useful, friendly, and most importantly, free, apps.

The Library is a magical building that houses mythical artifacts, and books. Inthe Serpent Brotherhood managed to break in the Library and steal the Spear of Destiny. In Lamia led a group of members of the Serpent Brotherhood to raid the Library, after being given access by Cassandra Cillian.

They managed to steal multiple items, which forced Judson and Charlene to activate a Official name: The Library. Apps for Teacher Librarians Part 1: Books & Currently This is a bit of an update for the series that I did last summer when the iPad was brand new.

Go here. Google Classroom: Some librarians have their own classrooms set up either for individual classes or grade levels. If you do not ask if you can be added as a co-teacher to the classes that are already set up.

Zoom: Zoom is a video conferencing platform that is perfect for teaching remotely. One way librarians can use it is for story time. Use Chandler Public Library on the go. Chandler Library’s mobile app makes it easy to find and discover titles, place holds, renew items, create lists and get information about our library and much more.

Features: Quickly search the catalog for books, eBooks, magazines, movies, music and more. - Read book summaries and reviews/5(11). 30 apps librarians recommend Adobe Capture: “This is one of my two favorite new things,” Luhtala said.

The app lets users take a photo of something and then trace the outline. The much anticipated best apps, chosen by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) each year, were announced on Saturday, alongside the best it was for the last time—the lists will be merged into a single best learning tools annual list beginning in Author: Kathy Ishizuka.

Mobile apps are empowering for people of all ages and abilities. As librarians and educators, we are passionate about learning and access to information for all. Contrary to the popular idea that apps are only useful for “consumption,” the best mobile apps are being used effectively as tools to enable learning and knowledge creation.4/5(18).

Search Axis with Boopsie Boopsie, a mobile platform-as-a-service provider for more than 4, libraries worldwide, has joined forces with digital content, print book, and entertainment product distributor Baker & Taylor to simplify searching for and finding a library’s e-content.

The Boopsie mobile app is now integrated with Baker & Taylor’s Axis digital media library. Check out our latest addition: Spanish books.

Novel Effect is a free, award-winning app that brings your books to life with music, sound effects, and character voices — custom-made to celebrate the tone of each story. As you read aloud, Novel Effect follows the sound of your voice and responds at just the right moment.

Skip pages, pause to talk about the illustrations, or re-read your /5(). Family Practice Guidelines for Health Care Practitioners Current Information, Right At Your Fingertips. Family Practice Guidelines for Health Care Practitioners is an extraordinary tool for family practitioners of all levels: immediate, on-demand access to current family practice clinical guidelines, procedures, and patient teaching guides.

Adapted from the acclaimed book Family Practice. She is the author of several books, including Keeping Up with Emerging Technologies and Apps for Librarians. Like most librarians, she is passionate about access to information for all. To stay current with the best technologies for education and productivity, sign up for her email newsletter, Mobile Apps News, on   Photo Credit: I Love Libraries.

Today’s librarians can offer expert recommendations for apps and games in addition to suggesting books. “Librarians serve as media mentors and can support children and caregivers in decisions around media use,” explains Alec Chunn, Youth Services Librarian at Eugene Public Library and NCDM Committee Co-Chair.

Improbable Libraries: A Visual Journey to the World’s Most Unusual Libraries by Alex Johnson. Not Free, Not for All: Public Libraries in the Age of Jim Crow by Cheryl Knott. The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu by Joshua Hammer.

Ron’s Big Mission by Rose Blue & Corinne J. Naden. The Abortion: An Historical Romance by Richard : Derek Attig. 7. iCollect Books Pro: Key features in this app include barcode scanning or manual UPC/ISBN entry, automatic cover art and bibliographic information (via Google spidering), genre sorting, tracking loans and borrowing, wishlists, and preorder cataloging.

[$ iPhone, iPad, & iPod touch.] I haven’t decided which app I’ll choose just yet. Librarians will appreciate this app because it keeps all of your notes in one place and allows you to categorize. Job-Related iPad Apps for Librarians. Pages: It’s the same program you know and love for your Mac computer, updated so it’s fit for the iPad.

Use it. It's April 1st, book lovers, and the beginning of a month devoted to celebrating one of our favorite places on the planet: libraries. First off, April is School Library Month, and then there's National Library Week (April 13 through 19), National Library Workers Day (on April 15) and National Bookmobile Day (on April 16).

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Frances O'Brien, devout Catholic and panic disorder sufferer, runs a very tight ship as Head Librarian at the Middleton Interactive Learning Centre. Her life unravels when she is forced to employ her ex-best friend, Christine Grimwood – now facing criminal charges – as the Children's Librarian.

Suddenly, long-buried feelings that Frances has suppressed since she last saw Christine nineteen /5(3). Websites that work well with the Chromebook! Creativity and Innovation. Read, Write, Think Tools (Can download most tools to Google Drive as a document); Google Lit Trips-Virtual literature book trips with Google Earth; Go Animate - Make an online video; Time Glider - Create, collaborate, and publish zooming and panning interactive timelines.; Time Toast - Create a timeline and share it on.Contained on this page are those applications which might prove most useful to teacher librarians.

Apps which would help you teach staff and students to effectively use web in their lives Apps specific to libraries, readers' advisory, information literacy.