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LIBRARY RESOURCES & THE iPAD: RESEARCH & THE iPAD

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USING THE LIBRARY WEBSITE

Search Primo and the Library collection on your iPad!  

Open the Safari application and head to the library website (library.goshen.edu). Follow this handout for more detailed instructions on accessing articles, books, and Ebooks through Primo.

DATABASES WITH iPAD APPS

ACS - Free
Follow journals and view abstracts.  Access full-text articles from the archives when connected to the GC wireless.  More information available here

EbscoHost - Free
Access the GC Ebsco databases through your iPad!  You need to complete a 2 step process to access the databases with the proper authenitification. Follow the steps on this handout

List of EbscoHost databases. 

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DATABASES THAT WORK ON THE iPAD THROUGH SAFARI

These databases do not have apps, but work fine though Safari on your iPad.  Click the links below for access. 

Note: In many cases, you will need to download a full-text PDF to another application like iBooks or Goodreader to view an article. See this handout for instructions. 

 

STATS AND DATA APPS

Census SS

2010 Census Browser - Free
Quick access to population and demographic information from the 2010 Census.  

Diversity in America - Free
Diversity visualized 

FRED ss

FRED - Federal Reserve Data -Free
Economic data from the Federal Reserve.  There is also a general Federal Reserve app with info about each bank. 

Recovery SS

Recovery.gov HD - Free
Learn what projects have been funded by the American Recovery act of 2009.

There are over 100 apps available from the US government. Check out the list for more data and statistics apps.  

Stats SS

Stats of the Union - Free
Health care statistics visualized

UN Country Stats - Free
Compare and contract countries with this app.  

More free apps from the United Nations listed here

World Bank EdStats DataFinder - Free
Research data on education around the world via the World Bank.  

More free data apps from the World Bank here.  

 

Also check out the Government & Statitics Guide for website options. 

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