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16 Resources for Librarians Preparing for the Mayan Apocalypse, by Ellyssa Kroski

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Librarians are prepared for anything. Why? Because we do our background research and have plenty of resources to consult for any given event. So, why should the Mayan Apocalypse be any different?

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Karen du Toit's curator insight, December 14, 2012 2:48 AM

Valuable to librarians who want to pass on the information:

The information, the resources and the apps! 

 

(Librarian humour!)

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Great Research iPad Apps for Teachers

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Mobile Apps: Implications for Libraries « Dysart & Jones

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Rebecca Jones:

"Mobile Apps: Implications for Libraries" http://t.co/ADV4dEEu SEE ALSO "Developing mobile apps the easy way" http://t.co/2WjfvXTY..."

 

"Jeff Wisniewski of University of Pittsburg updated the crowd at NYPL’s “Engaging Communitities, Promoting Learning” conference on the current state of mobile, and encouraged them to consider the implications for libraries. [...]

Here’s his main points:

 [...]

Apps Libraries Need to Pay Attention to & Leap Frog From:

- TeenBookFinder

- Buckeye Stroll

- Denver Public Library’s Creating Communities

- Yelp

- ScanJose.org

- ShelvAR

- Google Maps 6.0

- ideaflight.com

- Popplet.com

- Georgia State University Library uses ipads for “guerilla-style" assessment

- libraries can be publishers & support authors in creating ebooks with apps like iBooks and Kindle Direct Publishing

- mobile is also allowing libraries to liberate space

- push-location triggering alerting > DOKLAB"

 

 


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Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom: Apps That Teach! (And Might Be Fun Too..)

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5 of the best social media Apps for your Android smartphone

5 of the best social media Apps for your Android smartphone | The Information Specialist's Scoop | Scoop.it
For the sake of introducing new apps, we have decided to exclude the most popular social apps (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google+, and Spotify).

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