25+ Best Library Apps For Your iPad – 2012
Though it is necessary for the students to visit their college libraries before exams with their iPad tablet to get the information which they require for their education, but as the technology giving us the access to every thing, most of new gen guys thinking that it is quite a waste of time to spend in libraries hours together.
You will be able to get every information that you get in a library if you have an iPad or iPad 2. It prevents you roaming around the racks, searching for a book, sit at a crowdy table and most of all wasting your time. Here we are giving you 25 best iPad apps for your library needs. Download on of them on your iPad or iPad 2 and enoy the access to the unlimited books.
Top 25+ Library Apps For iPad Compatible running iOS 5/5.0.1
1. My Library:
By using the My Library application, you can organize your personal media collection such as view your collection of books, movies, and CDs. It can also helps you in keeping the track of the books either you loaned to others or you lend from others. This app costs just $4.
This app is useful for who often forgets the return date of the borrowed books taken from the library. It will manage your library books by keeping a tab on all the books you are borrowing and when the return date approaches, the app will remind you about the dead line and saves you from paying the late fees. It costs just three dollers.
At the price of $5, GoodReader is a wonderful reviewed iPad app on iTunes. It supports all the popular file types as well as huge size files like PDFs and TXt. This app is appriciated by many reviewers.
4. Book Crawler:
The Book Crawler helps you to stop buying the same book twice. It has a database with barcode scanning, so you can upload your entire book collection and you can check what books you own or have read. At a mere some of $2 Book Crawler allows you share reviews with other users.
5. iBooks for iPad:
The iBooks is a totally free app. With the help of this app you can download and read books from iTune’s substantial collection just like you search for a book in a library.
The Stanza is also a free app and helps you to buy books with or without money. If you are ready to spend some money you can purchase over 50,000 books from partner stores. If you are looking for free books then you also have a choice to get 50,000 excellent free ebooks from Project Gutenberg.
This app Kobo makes your reading a very social experience. It is a free app and you can share your reviews and favorite excerpts with friends. You can also customise your reading screen to your comfort and most of all Kobo lets you select from millions of free or inexpensive ebooks.
8. Free Books:
Without added costs and download caps, with Free Books app you get access to more than 23,000 books. Whether they are subject related or plesure reading, you will get those books here. The Free Books costs $2.
The IOP Science Express is a free app and it helps you to stay updated with scientific events. If you want to be in constant touch with scientific issues, this app lets you search, browse and peruse the latest articles published in various IOP magazines.
10. Mobile Abstracts:
If you are a medico student or a professional, Mobile Abstracts app could be just what you need. This app is specially made for the persons who are interested in medical field. you can search and read over 20 million medical journal abstracts in PubMed with Mobile Abstracts at the cost of $1.
This is exclusively meant for physics students and researchers and lets you select from a million articles related to physics and its various branches. The American Institute of Physics is giving iResearch as a free app and it permits you to download an article, store it locally, and read it offline.
12. Book Buddy Lite:
With the help of this app you can easily locate any of the books in your library and you can also share them with your friends. The free app Book Buddy Lite keeps a tab on the books you are borrowing from public libraries or lending out to people.
If you were in the habit of borrowing books in real library, this app could do just the same. Overdrive Media Console app helps you in selecting ebooks and audio books from over 18,000 libraries worldwide without any cost. But mind one thing, as soon as your borrowing period is over, the books simply expire. No risks of paying late fee!
With over 300 books with lovely illustrations, Meegenius is purely meant for children. With the app’s easy to read text and word highlighting, parents can easily manage their kids to read and enjoy.
This app gives you access to over 1 million Amazon books, as well as letting you customize your reading experience to the maximum. This Kindle app is a free app and it is for the persons who don’t have interest in the readers provided by Apple but prefers Amazon’s Kindle. It is easy to download and use your iPad like a Kindle.
It is a free gift for the children. With this app kids can enjoy stories and fairy tales not only well known local ones but from around the world. The International Children’s Digital Library is offering this one for nothig.
This app is specially made for the students of the social sciences and humanities, who need to stay ahead in their awareness of developments in their field. Students can access to thousands of scholarly researches, articles, and books with this excellent free app. Papers can be viewed directly through the app, or can be downloaded and emailed.18.
18. Local Books:
If you don’t roam much in the stress and not aware of the locations of book stores and libraries in your area, This free app will surely help you in finding them. It also update you about upcoming book events to be held near you and lets you discuss your readings with other book lovers.
Wonderful app for the old and historical book lovers. With a mere subscription fee each month, you can get access to more than 30,000 19th century books and not only that, the ebooks presenting them as exactly as the original old world looks.
20. Access My Library:
If you are in hurry to get a book urgently and because of the afterhours you are unable to get it, this free app is a good option to choose. This app gives the access to your library’s online resources even in the middle of the night.
This app lets you read reviews, search for and download new books and acts like a gateway for all the online resources of the famed Washington DC Library . The DCPL (District of Colombia Public Library) app even helps you to locate your nearest DC Library.
22. WorldCat Mobile:
If you are in the habit of reading original books instead of ebooks and unaware of where to get a particular book, this app will help you to locate the library which stocks the book currently and nearest to you. Not only that, it also shows you the fastest way to get there.
23. ACS Mobile:
This free app is extensively useful for the students who are researching branches of chemistry. The ACS Mobile is from the American Chemical Society and it allows you to access their updated reserve of research content, in the field of chemistry.
This is a free app and it lets you access over a half million e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Nonlinear Sciences, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance, and Statistics. After locating an e-print, you can view its abstract and metadata or scroll through the PDF file.
If you are old enough to get some nostalgia of 1930′s or much younger and have enthusiasm to know about older Fairs, use this app for the original feeling. This app lets you browse through a huge collection of documents, pitures, audios and videos from the 1939-40 NYPL World’s Fair.
If you are looking for a free app that delivers PubMed and full text journal articles directly on to your iPad tablet, then the said ” Pubget” will be the best to choose from, which reads them as PDFs on the spot and also asve them to take on the go.
These are the 25+ awesome library apps for your New iPad and iPad 2 which give access to the vast collection of the books and information not only of the earth but entire the universe. Use them and feel like in a real library.