Thursday, January 23, 2014

16 Mobile Apps for Teacher-Librarians

There are so many great apps out there and so little time to see them all. Some are available for just the iPad, and some are available for iPhone and Android. Teacher-librarians are always on the lookout for great apps and programs for their students and colleagues. This list will be added to the MEGALIST FOR TEACHER-LIBRARIANS. Just click the tab at the top of the page. 

CAM SCANNER- your phone becomes a scanner!

CURATOR-collect and organize your stuff

DRAGON DICTATION- just speak and see your text or email messages

Easy Bib for iPhone and iPad

Easy Bib for Android- app reads barcodes for citations of books, MLA citations

Evernote for iPhone and iPad- terrific program to organize your life and the library; Evernote site

Evernote for Android

FEEDLY- follow RSS feeds 

Feedly for iPhone and iPad

Feedly for Android

FLIPBOARD: Your News Magazine- social and world news brought together in one feed

Flipboard for iPhone and iPad

Flipboard for Android

iBooks- for iPhone and iPad; download and read books

Free Books: 23,469 Classics to Go- for iPad; "Browse our handpicked collections, download any of our 23,469 classic books, and read with our fully featured  eReader. Notes, highlights, bookmarks, dictionary support -- it’s all here."

Goodreads for iPhone, iPad

Goodreads for Android

LIBRIVOX AUDIO BOOKS-access over 10,000 books

App for iPhone

App for Android

NPR App for iPhone

NPR App for Android

TED App for iPhone

TED app for Android


For iPhone and iPad

WordFoto- available on iPhone and iPad, I found librarian Tiffany Whitehead using it to create signage for her subject areas.

World Book: This Day in History-for iPad; excellent source for daily updating on your media center's website


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