1400 loans and counting

Thank you all of you who checked out a BuckiPad from the Thompson Library this past academic year. We had great success with over 1,400 loans to the OSU community. If you would like to share any of your thoughts on the program or suggestions for apps for us to consider adding to the iPads, please complete the following survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/225RZKZ

iPad 2s and iPad minis are still available to check out for 24 hours from the Thompson Library.

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Browse and read scholarly journals with BrowZine

browzineThe BrowZine App easily connects OSU students, faculty and staff to thousands of scholarly journals available from the OSU Libraries. Use BrowZine to find, read, and monitor scholarly journals.

To connect to OSU Libraries journals and articles follow these simple steps:

1. Download the BrowZine App to your iPad or Android tablet.

2. Open the BrowZine app and select Ohio State University as your library.

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3. Enter in your OSU name.# and password.

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4. Start browsing available journals by subject or title. Add titles to your bookshelf. Access and read articles.

Need an iPad to browse scholarly journals through BrowZine? Checkout an iPad or iPad mini for 24 hours from the Thompson Library. iPads come pre-loaded with over 40 apps including BrowZine.

View the video below for more information on using the BrowZine app.

Study Ninja Pro Tip: Maximize Mobile Study Time

Study on the bus, study 5 minutes before class, and um…study in the bathroom.

According to research findings from mobile flashcard developer StudyBlue, mobile studiers maximize their time by studying everywhere. Check out the infographic below for the range of places students maximize there time.

Need a mobile device to maximize your study time on campus? Checkout an iPad or iPad mini for 24 hours from the Thompson Library. iPads come pre-loaded with over 40 apps, such as StudyBlue, the online flashcard maker.

Mobile Studying Infographic

Source: http://www.studyblue.com/projects/infographic-mobile-studying-online-flashcards-on-smartphones

Flip Your Classroom: Step-by-Step Instructions

Planning on flipping your classroom this semester or in the future?

Here are step-by-step instructions on how to do so using PowerPoint, an iPad and the Interactive Whiteboard App from BContext.

Need an iPad?

Check one out from the OSU Thompson Library for 24 hours, enough time to get you started on recording lectures and flipping your classroom. Interactive Whiteboard is one of over 40 apps preloaded onto the iPads.

 

Checkout an iPad, Become a Productivity Superstar

Welcome to 2014! Study better, manage your time more efficiently, become a productivity superstar.

Take notes via Evernote during class, cram for a test with flashcards from StudyBlue, catch up on reading journal articles with BrowZine.

iPads and iPad minis are now available for checkout from Thompson Library. Jump start your 2014 study, research or straight-A student New Year’s Resolutions with an iPad.

Not sure how to get started? Visit our FAQ page: http://library.osu.edu/blogs/buckipad/faq/