Tag Archives: iPad

Slate Tablets – episode 12

Ebrary, eBooks, & Adobe DRM

A number of eBook resources are currently available via the SHU Library website.

This week’s Slate Tablet episode looks specifically at the Ebrary resource. An Ebrary quick-start video is also available.


If you have any comments or questions, please add them to the comments section below.

Upcoming Events – April 2012

There are three upcoming events in April that may be of interest. Below are brief descriptions of these events, along with a link to the corresponding SHU News & Events story for additional information.

If you have any questions, please add a comment below.


April 18 is “D” Day at the Library…
Wednesday | 18 April 2012
This event on Wednesday, April 18 from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm is to launch the new database search tool at the Library where customers can search multiple databases in one search. The TLTC also programmed an iPad for a Kiosk that will be set up in the Library for students to walk up and do their search.

Student Technology Showcase
Thursday | 19 April 2012
The Student Technology Showcase will be held on Thursday, April 19 from 12:00 – 2:00 pm in the Walsh Library Beck Rooms . This event is being held during the Petersheim Exposition and the winners of the Student Technology Competition will present their projects.

Navigating Copyright: Information for Faculty & Administrators
Monday | 23 April 2012
The Copyright Symposium will be held on Monday, April 23 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm in the Walsh Library Beck Rooms.

Slate Tablets – episode 11

Variety of Form Factors | Variety of Uses


Tibken, S. (2012, April 2). Here Come Tablets. Here Come Problems. As companies flock to the devices, they’re learning a lot from their mistakes. Wall Street Journal Online. Retrieved April 4, 2012, from http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203986604577253162552946038.html

Slate Tablets – episode 09

i-Clickr app is a PowerPoint Remote, available as a free (15 slide limit) and paid (unlimited slides) download for the Android, iOS, Windows Mobile 6, and Windows Phone 7 platforms. The iClickr app on your mobile device communicates via WiFi or Bluetooth with your Windows or Mac OS laptop to a corresponding app, allowing you to advance slides from your smartphone or tablet.