HOT, NEW AND TIMELY
August 10, 2012
Apps & mobile versions of our featured sites
Smartphone users: Bookmark these links or get the app!
LIBRARY WEBSITE & CATALOG
- ghpl.org (limited mobile version: m.ghpl.org. Features general Library information, news, and events—plus links to our mobile catalog and full versions of our site and catalog.)
- Library catalog (mobile version)
- Freegal (Free mobile apps: Android, iPhone)
Download free, legal music (MP3) from Sony Music's huge collection. Limit: Three downloads each week. Grandview Library card required. Learn more.
- Freading (free mobile apps: Android, Apple, Kindle Fire)
Download Freading e-books onto a variety of compatible devices, including e-readers, smartphones, tablets, and computers. Get access to all titles—no holds or waiting lists. Not currently available for Kindle. Grandview Library card required.
E-BOOKS / AUDIOBOOKS / MOVIES
- Digital Downloads (free mobile apps)
Download books, movies & music onto your computer or compatible mobile device, including Amazon Kindle. Get help with a guided tour. Get help from a Librarian downloading our e-books onto your e-reader. Special print-disabled collection available for qualifying patrons. Grandview Library card required.
HAVE A QUESTION?
- Ask A Librarian (free Apple mobile apps)
Live online help from a Reference Librarian 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
HAVE A HOMEWORK QUESTION?
- Live Homework Help (free Apple mobile apps)
Students K-12 & adult learners: Get help from an online tutor every day, 3-11 pm. Spanish help available in math & science Sun-Thurs, 3-10 pm. Generously funded by the Grandview Library Foundation.
- Mango Languages (free mobile apps: iPhone, iPad, or iPad)
Free online language lessons that are quick & easy.
- Gale Virtual Reference Library (free mobile app)
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
- World Book (mobile version)
A suite of online research tools, including encyclopedia articles, primary source collections.
- Wilson Biography Reference Bank (mobile version)
Biographical information for over 550,000 people worldwide from ancient history through present day.
- Ohio Legal Forms (free mobile app)
- ReferenceUSA (free app for Apple iPad with iOS 4.0 or later)
14 million U.S. businesses (updated monthly) and over 100 million U.S. residents (updated continuously) to aid in job searching, market research, and locating friends and relatives.
- EbscoHost Research Databases (mobile version)
Subscription-only, Internet-based collection of periodical & pamphlet databases. Provides abstracts & indexing for more than 3,600 periodicals and includes searchable, full text for more than 1,700 periodicals and pamphlets. (Provided by OPLIN)
- Opposing Viewpoints (free mobile app)
Social topics with newspaper, magazine, and viewpoint articles, plus overviews, statistics, images, podcasts, and more.