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iPad Guide

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

iPad Introduction

iPads are tablet devices that are built by Apple Inc.  All iPads run iOS, which is a touch based operating system that runs on both iPads and iPhones.

The library's iPads currently run the latest version of iOS 8.  

iPads come with a basic set of applications, called apps, including a web browser, basic word processor, and calendar.  Other apps can be acquired from Apple's App Store.


Library iPad Lending Program


The library is offering 8 iPad devices for Merrimack College students, faculty, and staff to borrow.

iPads are available on a first-come, first serve basis and loaned for 5 days.  iPads can be placed on hold.  iPads cannot be renewed.  iPad chargers are also checked out with the iPad.

iPads come pre-loaded with a variety of apps for research, entertainment, music, news, productivity, and Merrimack information.

To learn more about the lending program and about iPads, use the links on the left of this guide.

iPad Information

Usage Guides

iPads in Education

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