Category Archives: Mobile

Mobile Outlook 2011

Image via Wikipedia In 2010 we saw the take off of the tablet computer with the introduction of Apple’s touchscreen iPad. It was also the year of the smartphone and the app. Mobile technology is everywhere and gaining momentum giving … Continue reading

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Mobile Libraries of the World

Image via Wikipedia Global Voices reports on mobile libraries around the world whose dedicated workers go to great lengths in less than ideal conditions to get books to children and to promote literacy and learning. Watch videos of “BiblioBurro”, “Mobile … Continue reading

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Library Mobile Website

Image via Wikipedia A recent report, M-Libraries: Information use on the move, released by the University of Cambridge, shows that students are much more interested in accessing the library schedule, location and contact information, and the library catalog than they … Continue reading

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EBSCOhost Mobile

Image via Wikipedia Many of the EBSCOhost databases that are provided by GFU libraries are now available for mobile devices. Find the link on the Databases A-Z web page. EBSCOhost Mobile has the following features available: Basic Searching HTML and … Continue reading

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Kindle iPhone App

Amazon has released a free Kindle application for the iPhone.  This will provide iPhone users with access to the same books that are available for the Kindle.  Read more in the article, “Apple Unveils Kindle Application for iPhone” in the … Continue reading

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Books for your phone

The 1.5 million books that have been scanned and made publicly available by Google are now available to mobile users at Google’s mobile book search site.  Amazon is also working to make Kindle books available for mobile phones.  Read more … Continue reading

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