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By Nicole Hennig

Smartphones and different cellular units that help downloadable applications—universally often called "apps"—can be used to foster productiveness, behavior study, or learn and learn. also, savvy librarians can greater serve their groups by means of gaining services in cellular applied sciences and being certified to make app strategies to consumers. This e-book introduces you to the apps that could assist you shop time and elevate your individual productiveness in addition to function a curator and reviewer of apps and resident professional to learn your patrons.

Apps for Librarians: utilizing the simplest cellular expertise to teach, Create, and Engage will prevent from wading via and studying concerning the hundreds of thousands of apps to be had this present day and direct you to the superior apps in components very important to schooling, the place of work, improvement. equipped by way of function—reading, writing, reference, multi-media, and productivity—apps are profiled with the subsequent info: identify, developer, rate, systems, common description, examples of use, and key gains that make it precious for studying and artistic work.

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