September 20, 2021

Teen Book Finder App now Available in the App Store

The ‘first of its kind’ app enables users to discover titles from the lists and awards of the Young Adult Library Services Association.

ETots: a Public Library iPad Program for Preschoolers

Children’s services librarian Cindy Wall documents what she learned in presenting an iPad program for her youngest users —one and two year olds.

SLJ’s App Review: Best of Apps & Enhanced Books (May 2012)

Bats, a haiku collection, and a stunning atlas that takes full advantage of the iPad’s interactive features are the apps of the month as reviewed on SLJ’s Touch and Go blog.

Happi Papi Helps Educators Discover Apps

A program created by a consortium of developers to distribute apps free of charge is gaining traction with educators and app shops alike.

Ebook toolkit: SLJ Reviews Follett’s Ereader Suite

Jeff Hastings considers building a Follett ebook collection now that the company has released apps that let patrons read from among their 132,000 K–12 titles, online or off, on iPads and Android 3.0+ tablets.

The Library as Genius Bar

In Mercy High’s iPad program, librarian Linda Behen offers tech support and more.

What Tech in Schools Really Looks Like

When it comes to the latest technology, some schools are more equal than others.

Ruckus Launches New Digital Reading App

Ruckus Reader gives parents feedback on their child’s reading progress; content tied to Common Core standards

SLJ’s App Review: Best of Apps & Enhanced Books (March 2012)

The best apps and enhanced digital books as reviewed in our “Touch and Go” blog, now collected in the monthly App Review.

Cool Links: Highlights from the National Art Education Conference

School librarian Melissa Techman attended NAEA in New York and gleaned some great art-infused ideas for the classroom and media center