Smartphones and other mobile devices that support downloadable applicationsauniversally referred to as qappsqacan be used to foster productivity, conduct research, or read and study. Additionally, savvy librarians can better serve their communities by gaining expertise in mobile technologies and being qualified to make app recommendations to patrons. This book introduces you to the apps that can help you save time and increase your own productivity as well as serve as a curator and reviewer of apps and resident expert to benefit your patrons. Apps 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 functionareading, writing, reference, multi-media, and productivityaapps are profiled with the following information: title, developer, price, platforms, general description, examples of use, and key features that make it worthwhile for learning and creative work.One common use in smartphones is to detect whether the phone is upright or sideways, and to automatically rotate the graphics ... Another common use is for controlling games and other applications (such as a music player) by moving or shaking the phone. ... In-app purchase: This refers to the ability to purchase additional features within either a paid or free app. ... Jailbreaking: Jailbreaking refers to modifying Applea#39;s iOS in order to install apps other than the those that are approvedanbsp;...
|Title||:||Apps for Librarians: Using the Best Mobile Technology to Educate, Create, and Engage|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2014-09-24|