Tablet computers are fast becoming a ubiquitous technology. These devices also represent a unique opportunity for librarians and teachers because they are relatively affordable, easy to configure and maintain, and highly adaptable. Written by a practicing digital literacy instruction librarian who is also a trained children's librarian, this book offers 50 practical programming scenarios that librarians can use to integrate iPads or other tablet devices into their programming, offering different plans for toddlers and pre-K child, school-aged patrons, teenagers, adults, and even seniors. The plans provide easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and are designed to be easily adaptable to serve specific audiences. The book serves as a unique resource that helps librarians address digital literacy and bridge the digital divide by focusing onaand catering toathe needs of many age groups. Author Joel A. Nichols also provides annotated lists of apps that present librarians new to tablet computing simple and effective ways of integrating an iPad into their programs.Apps: iBooks, Kobo, Kindle (optional), OverDrive Media Console (optional), Nook (optional), Google Books (optional). ... Instructions: Start this program by explaining that there are many books available for free, many of which come without the Digital Rights Management (DRM) ... Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited.
|Title||:||iPads® in the Library: Using Tablet Technology to Enhance Programs for All Ages|
|Author||:||Joel A. Nichols|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2013-06-13|