• Databases,  Technology

    Ebsco App for Apple Devices

    Ohrstrom Library purchases a variety of research content from longtime library vendor, EbscoHost, including a suite of digital journals, magazines & newspapers and a collection of over 112,000 eBooks. To search these collections while on-the-go, consider the Ebsco App for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch (iOS 3 or higher). To download the app, first create a free account with Ebsco using the link in the upper-righthand corner of any Ebsco product. After creating this account, the bottom of the Ebsco page contains a link referring to their available apps. Clicking this link will prompt one to enter the email address associated with the newly created Ebsco account.  After completing this…

  • Archives,  History,  Library Tech

    In Celebration of Cricket eBook Now Available

    A new eBook is available from the St. Paul’s School Archives eBook collection: In Celebration of Cricket: From School Sport to Celebrated Tradition is available in ePub format for download and viewing on your iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch devices with iBooks installed.  It has been designed specifically for viewing in iBooks, but can also be read with a more basic layout on any eBook reader that supports the ePub file format. You can download this new eBook by clicking HERE. This eBook presentation is a companion to the archives online exhibit of the same name viewable HERE.  It contains photographs from the St. Paul’s School archives collection and includes…

  • Archives,  History,  Technology,  Web Resources

    From the Archives: eBooks on OLDA

    For those of you with an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad with iBooks installed, you have the option to download specially designed eBooks based on OLDA online exhibits. These eBooks are formatted and designed to be viewed using the iBooks reader, available free through the Apple App Store, but can also be read using any eBook reader that is compatible with the ePub file format. OLDA eBooks are available for the following exhibits: The Early Libraries of St. Paul’s School The Form Plaques of St. Paul’s School: John Gregory Wiggins Places of Invention: Science and Mathematics at St. Paul’s School Access the links above while on your iBooks activated device…