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Would you like to know how to load your gadget with free audiobooks and music? Let us help! Learn how to download songs that are yours to keep and how to access audiobooks, e-books, and videos 24/7. You’ll also learn about the Apple iPad, iPod touch and other mobile devices.

Mobile Devices: iPad, Nook and More! »
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Learn about the Apple iPad, Nook and other popular mobile devices. Become familiar with the touch screen user interface, device features and more.

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Library Online Resources

Magazines

These are some of the many current magazines available in the General OneFile database that cover mobile devices, smartphones, and technology:

Macworld »

One of the most popular Apple-focused magazines available. Learn about all things iPhone!

PC World »

This publication covers trends, topics, hardware, and software in the PC market. Check out these full-text articles about smartphones.

Wired »

More than just the latest trends and hardware, Wired covers the broader impact of new technology on society and culture. Here are some of the most recent full-text articles about the iPhone and other mobile devices.

Mobile-Friendly

Mobile-Friendly Resources »

Browse the Library's Mobile-Friendly Resources page for a collection of Library-related online resources for your smartphone and mobile device. Try OCLS Shake It!, Mango Mobile, or one of the many others available. This list is growing, so check it often!

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Downloadables

Freading »

Find thousands of e-books from every genre and you'll never need to worry about late fees or waiting on a hold. Read on your computer or take the book with you on a compatible e-reader, smartphone, or tablet!

Freegal Music »

Download free and legal music from the Library. Every week you can download five songs using your library card and PIN. Downloaded music can be transferred to your mobile device.

OneClickdigital »

Choose from a growing collection of downloadable audiobooks. Use OneClickdigital to transfer audiobooks to your supported player.

OCLS Videos »

Watch OCLS videos on your mobile device or visit the Library's YouTube page. Here are some of the most recent additions:

OverDrive »

Enjoy e-books and audiobooks on your compatible mobile device. OverDrive can be used without connecting your mobile device to a computer by downloading the OverDrive Media Console application for your Android, BlackBerry, iOS device (iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch), or Windows Phone 7 mobile device from the download page.

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Teens

Homework

Shmoop: Homework Help, Teacher Resources, Test Prep »

Keep summaries of classic books in your pocket. Plot summary, character analysis, themes, and symbolism are all included. Quiz yourself before your next test or just to prove you are a literary genius! Find Shmoop guides for your iPhone, Amazon Kindle, or Sony Reader. Visit Google Play for Android compatible downloads.

Mobile Photos

Update your online photo albums from your mobile device using Flickr! or Picasa. To get started type in the following links into your mobile phone:

If you have an Android or Apple iOS device (iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch), try the free Instagram application. Take photos, add effects, and share instantly.
Google Play | iTunes | Website

Social

Club Central @ OCLS »

Become a fan on Facebook and see photos from the Library's teen events, learn about becoming a teen volunteer, and even find homework help!

OCLSteen on Twitter »

Follow @oclsteen for the latest news, live tweets from events, and great library tips!

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Library Materials

Android »

Find books about Android-powered smartphones and devices. For advanced users, find books about Android application development.

BlackBerry »

This smartphone and mobile email device is popular with business and professional users. Discover all the things you can do with your BlackBerry.

iPads and iPhones »

Read about using your iPad or iPhone and getting the most out of it. For advanced users, also find books about iPad and iPhone application development.

iPods »

Even if you do not have a smartphone, you can still use your iPod to download audiobooks, music, video, and more.

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Websites

Mashable: Tech »

Read about mobile trends at Mashable. Use Mashable's included social media features to share stories to Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks.

Time: Techland Apps and Software »

The "Apps and Software" section of Time: Techland offers the latest news from the mobile world. Check out these posts: " 50 Best Android Apps for 2013" and " 10 Essential iPhone Tips, New and Old."

Mobile Websites

Google Book Search »

This is the mobile version of Google’s Book Search. Read many classics and other works in the public domain from your mobile device.

Smub »

Use this handy online tool on your mobile device to do all of your social bookmarking on the go. Keep track of your favorite websites and share them through your favorite social media applications. Just type "smub.it/" before a URL to get started.

Technology Blogs

Here are some of the most popular technology blogs in their mobile form. These blogs cover mobile devices along with many other technology trends.

Mobile Search Engines

Many Internet search engines have mobile versions of their start pages. Users can check their email or search the Web with their mobile devices from these specially formatted pages. Here are just a few:

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Social

Foursquare »

Use this service to discover new places around you. Connect with friends and share tips about your favorite places. You can also check out the Library on foursquare. Visit m.foursquare.com with your mobile device, or get the free application for Android or Apple iOS:
Google Play | iTunes | Website

OCLS on Facebook »

Become a fan of the Library on Facebook! Check out photos, share comments, and get updates about upcoming Library events. Visit m.facebook.com with your mobile device, or get the free application for Android or Apple iOS:
Google Play | iTunes | Website

OCLS on Twitter »

Hear about OCLS upcoming events, special announcements and other tweets on the OCLS Twitter pages. Follow @oclslibrary, @oclsyouth, and @oclsteen. Visit m.twitter.com with your mobile device, or get the free application for Android or Apple iOS:
Google Play | iTunes | Website

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