Tag Archives: iPad

iPad project – Library Services & Medical and Dental Sciences

Over recent years, there has been plenty of discussion about the use of iPads and other mobile technologies in supporting students and the learning experience.  I think it’s fair to say that in some quarters, there’s a sense that if … Continue reading

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Apple’s new breakthroughs in textbook presentation and authoring – iBooks or no Books?

Two new developments have been in the news over the last week, which may or may not be a major breakthrough in the world of textbooks for the school or university student. First, Apple have developed an authoring tool – … Continue reading

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eBook treasures from the British Library

From the British Library Reader Bulletin: The British Library has launched a ground-breaking ‘eBook Treasures’ series which will allow iPad users to download entire ancient manuscripts. Starting with Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Arundel (1478-1518), users will now be able to … Continue reading

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Using iPads and iPhones for roving reference enquiries

The latest issue of College and Research Libraries news has a very informative article regarding how their staff are making use of the iPad, http://crln.acrl.org/content/72/4/217.full and the challenges that they have come across.  For the last year we have made use of … Continue reading

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