ibooks – Mobile virtual library

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iBooks is a great mobile app for educators. It allows its users to  download and read books on the go. No need to go to the bookstores any more you can have the largest library ever and just few clicks away. iBook “includes the iBookstore, where you can download the latest best-selling books or your favorite classics – day or night. Browse your library on a beautiful bookshelf, tap a book to open it, flip through pages with a swipe or a tap, and bookmark or add notes to your favorite passages”.






Some features of iBooks

Here is a list of the main features that iBooks offers to its users :
  • It is free

  • It is easy and simple to use

  • It has an intuitive interface

  • It allows its users to download and read their favorite books from the included iBookstore

  • It lets you browse what you want to read based on title, author;or category

  • You can organize your PDFs and books into personal collections

  • It offers screen adjustment options

  • You can also change the font size to make your books more comfortable to read

  • It has a built-in search feature

  • Keep your bookmarks, notes, and your current page wirelessly in sync between iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with the new automatic bookmark syncing feature

  • It offers the page navigator at the bottom of every page to quickly find specific pages

  • It has the built-in bookmarking features to let users highlight their favorite passages and add notes to them

  • You can print PDF documents and notes you've written in iBooks using AirPrint

  • It is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad and requires iOS 3.2 or later



How can i get started using iBooks in education ?

Here is a short video to show you how you can use iBook app

If you like this app then you might also like the other Mobile Learning Apps i have covered here so far.