Category Archives: University Libraries Mobile

University Libraries Mobile Services now on myBallState app

With the newest versions of the myBallState mobile app, it’s now even easier for Ball State students, faculty, and staff to access resources and services from the University Libraries. myBallState allows students to quickly access schedules, grades, academic notifications, information … Continue reading

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Libraries to Discontinue Smartphone App

The University Libraries have decided to end our multi-platform mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Android devices in November 2013. Increasing subscription costs, and the opportunity to become part of Ball State’s mobile app, currently in development, have influenced … Continue reading

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New Android App Interfaces with OpenRoom Web Application

The popularity of Bracken Library’s group study rooms is high among students and faculty. To make it even easier for students and faculty to reserve a group study room, a new mobile Android app is now available for free download. … Continue reading

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Using a Smartphone to Find Journal Articles and Other Powerful Information Resources

Nielsen reports that 55% of mobile phone purchasers choose smartphones. With smartphones becoming a larger part of the mobile phone market, academic database publishers such as EBSCOhost are making Smartphone friendly interfaces to their databases. So now students and faculty … Continue reading

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University Libraries’ Mobile App Provides More Access for Students and Faculty

Smartphones, 3G devices, and other mobile applications are increasingly used by students and faculty to stay connected. Forecasts for the use and popularity of these affordable devices indicate a future with them as the primary means of Internet access.  The … Continue reading

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