Last week I wrote about Gale’s AccessMyLibrary iPhone app. (The blue one.) Nice. It got me into the Gale resources held by our public library.
Yesterday I discovered that the AccessMyLibrary School Edition app (the green one), is now available at the app store. Hooray! Here’s the official Gale Press Release.
Here’s how it works:
1. Locate the AccessMyLibrary app at the App Store (it’s the green one).
2. Install the free app.
3. select your state
4. select your school (call your representative if your school is not yet listed)
5. enter the remote access code
6. access your databases and ebooks 24/7 wherever you are!
Today I tested it with a few students and faculty members who were kind of overwhelmed when they saw some of their favorite databases and ebooks right on their mobile devices.
Okay, so I was the one who was most overwhelmed. But hey, the response was pretty fabulous and I expect this is going to be very sticky.
Here’s a taste of what it looked like: