The top 20 best android apps for librarians

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  • 1. THE TOP 20 BEST ANDROIDAPPS FOR LIBRARIANS Tech Camp Rochester 2012 | Presented by Pat Rapp
  • 2. Apps for:ReadingCommunicatingProductivityReference and NewsRandom Information
  • 3. APPS FOR READING
  • 4. Kindle for Android is a free app Buy books from Amazon Borrow from your library
  • 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. Or Legimi ebook reader Free or cheap ebooks Epub format Read-out-loud feature allows for listening to book passages
  • 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. Read it LaterFor online content
  • 9. APPS FOR COMMUNICATING
  • 10. Skype Video chat IM Voice calls
  • 11. GrooVe IP Google Voice Use data plan instead of phone minutes
  • 12. Tweetdeck Synchronizes your Twitter, Facebook, Buzz, and Foursquare accounts
  • 13. Hootsuite Manage Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and LinkedIn Get stats Use multiple accounts
  • 14. STFU Shut the Phone Up
  • 15. APPS FOR PRODUCTIVITY
  • 16. Evernote Take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders--and makes these notes completely searchable
  • 17. Colornote Multi-color sticky notes Organize lists by color Easy to use for home and work
  • 18. Tape-a-Talk Record lectures Create voice memos Use it as a dictaphone
  • 19. Dropbox Save your file to Dropbox Access it from all your computers or mobile devices
  • 20. Google Docs Create, edit, upload and share your documents
  • 21. APPS FOR REFERENCE AND NEWS
  • 22. apps.usa.gov
  • 23. More apps.usa.gov
  • 24. News Apps
  • 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. APPS FOR RANDOM INFO
  • 27. Find a Restaurant
  • 28. Find Your Car MyCar Locator
  • 29. Find a Bathroom Sit or Squat Locates bathrooms and provides ratings from other users
  • 30. Speaking of Bathrooms
  • 31. HTTPS://MARKET.ANDROID.COM/
  • 32. QUESTIONS? patrapp@gmail.com