Tag Archives: tablets

Bangladesh libraries attract new audiences for reading

(23 December 2015) At Shromo Kallyan Public Library in Rangpur division in northwest Bangladesh, the librarian helps children learn Bangla language letters using a tablet app. As part of Beyond Access’s cooperation with Save the Children on the USAID-funded READ program in Bangladesh, 20 public libraries throughout the country have begun offering early-grade reading services to […]


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Leveraging libraries for access to information in Myanmar

(6 October 2015) In September, IREX partnered with IFLA and the New York Public Library to host a discussion about access to information and the Sustainable Development Goals. During the event, librarian Myat Sann Nyein shared her experience leveraging libraries for community development in Myanmar. During the darkest years of the former regime, information was […]


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iPads, tablets and gadgets in the library

(26 February 2014, Chicago) ALA Editions announces a new iteration of its popular eCourse iPads, Tablets, and Gadgets in the Library: Planning, Budgeting, and Implementation. Rebecca Miller, Carolyn Meier and Heather Moorefield-Lang will serve as the instructors for this six-week facilitated eCourse starting on March 31, 2014. At the end of this eCourse, you will […]


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Partnership brings new approach to sharing mobile content

(1 August 2013) Lecturers, learners and researchers across the UK now have access to over 14,000 additional full text eBooks and thousands of pages of primary source material on their tablets and mobile devices thanks to a new partnership agreement between Jisc Collections and BiblioLabs. The partnership, which is rooted in pushing forward the Digital […]


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SAGE launches MobileStudy

The QR based revision tool for innovative on-the-go learning (Los Angeles, CA, 13 May 2013)  SAGE today announced the launch of its highly innovative digital revision tool, MobileStudy to aid student learning on the go. As one of the first revision tools to use a QR reader, SAGE’s MobileStudy is a significant step in supporting […]


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Tablets gain on dedicated eReaders, says new BISG Study

eBook consumers are decidedly shifting to multi-function tablets and away from dedicated eReaders, according to the Book Industry Study Group (BISG)’s closely watched on-going Consumer Attitudes Toward EBook Reading survey. The fourth and final instalment in Volume Three of the Bowker-powered survey shows that tablets have risen by about 25 percent over the past year […]


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