By Nicole Hennig
Smartphones and different cellular units that aid downloadable applications—universally often called "apps"—can be used to foster productiveness, behavior study, or learn and examine. also, savvy librarians can larger serve their groups by way of gaining services in cellular applied sciences and being certified to make app strategies to buyers. This ebook introduces you to the apps that may assist you keep time and raise your personal productiveness in addition to function a curator and reviewer of apps and resident professional to profit your patrons.
Apps for Librarians: utilizing the easiest cellular know-how to coach, Create, and Engage will prevent from wading via and studying concerning the hundreds of thousands of apps on hand at the present time and direct you to the superior apps in components vital to schooling, the office, improvement. prepared via function—reading, writing, reference, multi-media, and productivity—apps are profiled with the subsequent info: identify, developer, rate, systems, common description, examples of use, and key good points that make it necessary for studying and artistic work.
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99 The world of interactive books for children on the iPad is huge and could be the topic of a whole book. I’m including one here, because it’s good for people of all ages to be aware of the reading experiences that children are growing up with. It will shape their expectations as high school and university students. So whether you work with children or not, I encourage you to explore this area. A great place to start is with this book app. Bobo Explores Light is a delightful interactive book for kids (age 4–12) about the topic of light.
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Apps for Librarians: Using the Best Mobile Technology to Educate, Create, and Engage by Nicole Hennig