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iPad Guide

A guide to iPads and the library's iPad lending program.

Suggested Apps

Download any of these apps using the App Store on the iPad.

Suite Apps

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App Name

Description

Google Docs

Google’s word-processing app.

Google Slides

Google’s presentation app.

Google Sheets

Google’s spreadsheet app.

Pages

Apple’s word-processing app.

Keynote

Apple’s presentation app.

Numbers

Apple’s spreadsheet app.

 

Apps for Productivity

 

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App Name

Description

Duolingo

An app for learning new languages.

Adobe PDF

An app for reading and manipulating PDF files.

Photoshop Express

A basic version of Adobe Photoshop.

Skitch

An app for saving and editing images.

Doodle Buddy

An app that lets you make drawings.

Blackboard Mobile

An app to access Blackboard on the iPad.

Dragon Dictation

An app that types what the user says.

iTunes U

An app that lets you access courses and content from participating schools.

TopNotes

An app that lets you edit PDFs and take notes.

 

Apps for Research

 

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App Name

Description

SpringerLink

An app to view abstracts of articles published in Springer journals.

Codeacademy

An app to practice coding.

Today's Doc

An app to see a new National Archives document everyday.

Access my Library College

An app that allows users to access the library's Gale databases such as Infotrac.

The Law Guide

An app that lets users reasearch law terms and concepts.

 

 

Apps for Social Networking

 

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App Name

Description

Twitter

Twitter's official iPad app.

Facebook

Facebook's iOS app.  

Linkedin

Linkedin's app.

Pinterest

Pinterest's app.

Skype

Skype's app.

iPads in Education