Think art can only be found in museums? Think again! The Google Street Art Project showcases and preserves dynamic outdoor art from around the world. See the outsider art—much of it illegal—before it disappears. The Google Street Art Project allows users to: Locate outdoor art in the wild with Google map integration Search by map, … Continue reading Google Street Art Project: More than Graffiti
Where’s the big dipper? Is that the North Star, a planet…or just a plane? Would love to identify the constellations, but don't know where to start? The Planets is an interactive 3D guide to the sky for aspiring astronomers. Hold your mobile device up to the sky and see the map of the stars and … Continue reading Apps from the Stacks: Planets
BiblioTech, part of the Bexar County Digital Library, is a library without a book. Instead of print books, BiblioTech provides computers, ereaders, tablets and laptops to patrons. Located in a low-income neighborhood where Wi-Fi is rare, San Antonio's, BiblioTech is technology lifeline for patrons. What does a library without books provide? 10,000 book titles, all … Continue reading A library without books: BiblioTech
Learn best by seeing? Need a demonstration of a technique to reinforce your textbook learning? Nursing Education in Video is designed specifically for the education and training of nurses. All of the 290+ videos are regularly reviewed for accuracy, currency, and compliance with federal guidelines. Stream videos in browser or on mobile device Embed and … Continue reading Nursing Education in Video
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LibraryThing (http://www.librarything.com) is a social networking web site that allows you to: Catalog a collection of your favorite books and access your catalog from any Internet-accessible computer. Find out what other people are reading and share books with people who have similar reading interests. Get recommendations/suggestions for what to read based on your interests. Write … Continue reading For Book Lovers
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