Great Apps for Great Librarians

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Great apps for great librariansSteven Irving / Richard EissingerSouthern Utah University

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IntroductionAs of May 2013 (Pew Internet, 2013):91% of American adults have a cell phone56% of American adults have a smartphone34% of American adults own a tablet computerAve cost per appAndroid $0.06iPhone $019iPad $0.50

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1.25 IOS apps available with 375k designed for iPads867563 for android as of 9/24/2013 http://www.appbrain.comThe money is made with freemium apps where additional purchases occur within the app.3

Introduction4What are we doing with our cell phones81% send or receive text messages60% access the internet52% send or receive email50% download apps49% get directions, recommendations, or other location-based information48% listen to music21% video call or video chat8% share their location

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introduction5App CategoriesResearchReadersNotetakingProductivityPresentationsEntertainment

ResearchGale AccessMyLibraryEBSCOhostMendeleyWolframAlpha6

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AML: AccessMyLibrary (Gale)Gale Apps iOS & AndridAML Public EditionAML School EditionAML College EditionTips:Access using your college email addressAccess all your subscribed Gale databasesReauthorize after 3 months access

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EBSCOhostEBSCO SupportEBSCOhost iOS (iPhone)EBSCOhost AndroidTips:Access EBSCOhost through your libraryClick the link at the bottom of the screen to email yourself a 9 month keySettings: select database(s), Full Text, Peer Reviewed, Publication DateSave articles to Drive, Evernote, Gmail

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MendeleyMendeley homeMendeley Reference Manager (iOS)Droideley beta (Android) (unofficial)Tips:Indexes/organizes PDF documents and research papers to your own digital library.Search, organize and cite documents.Annotate and highlight documents

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WolframAlphaWolframAlpha homeComputational Knowledge EngineWolframAlpha (iOS)iPhone & iPad, $2.99WolframAlpha (Android)Google Play & Amazon Appstore, $2.99Tips:WolframAlpha Examples by Topic

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ReadersAmazon KindleApple ReadersiBooks, iTunes U, NewsstandNews ReadersFeedly, Flipboard, NPR News, News Pro (Reuters), Reader2, ZiteArticle ReadersInstapaper, Pocket (Read It Later), Readability, Zineo

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Amazon KindleAmazon Kindle AppsAmazon (iOS)Amazon (Android)Tips:Kindle SupportTransfer, download and send files to Kindle

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Apple ReadersiBooksNewsstandiTunes U

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News ReadersFeedly iOS/AndroidFlipboard iOS/AndroidNPR News iOS/AndroidReuters News Pro iOS/AndroidReeder2 - iOSZite iOS/Android

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With Google Reader gone, many news readers have stepped in to take over this niche. 14

Article ReadersInstapaperPocket (Read It Later)ReadabilityZineo

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Instapaper: e*@gmail.com/richard1; App for saving web pages to read later on your computer or device (iOS, Android, Kindle); Install bookmarklet by dragging to your bookmark bar.

Pocket: e*@gmail.com; Save web pages to read later on iOS, Android, PC, Mac; browser extensions; can import from Instapaper.

Readability: e*@gmail.com/richard1; computer, iOS, Android; tags;

Zineo: e*@gmail.com/richard1; magazines; computer, iOS, Android; download issues; interactive graphics and videos; e.g., Natl Geographic $2015

NotetakingRecordAudioMemos, AudioNote Lite, Dragon DictationWriteAwesome Note, Evernote, Google Drive, OneNote, Penultimate, QuickOfficeScanJotnot Scanner, TinyScan

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RecordAudioMemos Free & $.99iOS, Android, AmazonAudioNote Free & $4.99AudioNote (iOS)AudioNote (Android)DragonFreeDragon Dictation (iOS)Dragon Mobile Assistant (Android)

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WriteEvernoteEvernote (iOS)Evernote (Android)Google DriveGoogle Drive (iOS)Google Drive (Android)OneNoteOneNote (iOS)OneNote (Android)Penultimate (iOS, free)QuickOffice homeQuickoffice (iOS)FreeQuickoffice Pro HD $19.99Quickoffice Pro (Android)FreeQuickoffice Pro - $14.99Quickoffice Pro HD - $19.99ee18

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ScannersJotNot Scanner - iOSFree & Pro $.99TinyScan homeTinyScanFree & Pro $4.99TinyScan (Android)

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ProductivityPasswords1Password, LastPassStatistics:AnalyticsStorage:Dropbox, Google Drive

Remote desktop: Join.me, LogMeIn, RemotePC, SplashtopLMS Apps: Blackboard Mobile Learn, Canvas & Speedgrader, Moodle Mobile, TurnitinSocial Media: Facebook, Google+, Skype, Twitter

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1Password1Password homeMac, Windows, iOS, Android1Password (iOS)1Password (Android)

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LastPassLastPassWindows, Mac, MobileLastPass iOSLastPass Android

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AnalyticsAnalytics for iPad (iOS)Google Analytics (Android)

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DropboxDropboxDropbox for mobileDropbox (iOS, Android)

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Desktop SharingJoin.mePC, iOS, AndroidFree and ProLogMeIn iOS, AndroidFree & Pro $$RemotePCiOS, AndroidFree & $$SplashtopiOS, AndroidFree & $$

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Join.me free 10 people, screen sharing, internet calling, share control, chat, send files, iOS/Android viewersJoin.me Pro: $13/month yearly or $19/month; 250 people, recording, annotation, presenter swap, meeting scheduler, window sharing.Join.me PC: download file (no signup); great for ReferenceLogMeIn: remote access your PC/Mac; e*.suu/richard1; download PC installer & add to My Computers; desktop/file sharing by email invitation.RemotePC: 1 computer free; remote access Host and ViewerSplashtop: $16.99/yr; free apps

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LMS AppsBlackboard Mobile LearniOS, AndroidCanvas & Speedgrader Canvas - iOS, AndroidSpeedgrader - iOSMoodle MobileMoodle Mobile iOS, AndroidTurnitiniOS

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Social MediaFacebookiOS, AndroidGoogle+iOS, AndroidSkypeiOS, AndroidTwitteriOS, AndroidLinkedIn, Diigo, Delicious, etc.

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Google Bookmarks: get the Chrome browser27

PresentationsConferencingAdobe Connect,WebExPresentingDoceriHaiku DeckKeynotePrezi

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ConferencingAdobe Connect iOS, AndroidWebExiOS, Android29

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PresentingDoceriFree - iOSInteractive whiteboard and screencastingControls for Keynote & PowerpointHaiku DeckFree iOSPresentation and slideshow program with graphics.Keynote$9.99 iOS Presentation program with themes and graphicsPreziFree iOS Presentation program with themes

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Entertainment

Amazon Instant VideoCrackleNetflixSnagFilmsAngry Librarians!31

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FlicksAmazon Instant Video (iOS)Crackle (iOS, Android)Netflix (iOS, Android)SnagFilms (iOS, Android)32

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GamesAngry Librarians!

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Questions?34Presentation on SlideShare:

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Presenters:Steven Irvingstevenirving@suu.eduRichard EissingerEissinger@suu.edu

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