Your Library On the Go - Downloadable Library Apps
Access to library resources no longer ends at the front door. The Gold Coast Library now offers apps for you smartphones and other devices. They're fun and they're free.
AML Public Edition
Your library’s on the phone! Discover the AccessMyLibrary app from Gale. When you take advantage of the Gale AccessMyLibrary (AML) mobile application research is as simple as an internet search. The AML app finds your global position and locates libraries within a ten mile radius, giving you access to the electronic resources offered by Gale at any time. The “favorites” feature allows you to bookmark Gold Coast Public Library so you can get to us no matter where you are. You can use the application as a valuable research tool, as well as a way to locate local libraries where you can go to attain even more information
Byki Mobile – Transparent Language
Byki Mobile allows you to take Transparent Language Online learning “on the go” with your Apple® iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, or Android powered device. You must create an account via the website before downloading the app.
*Learn thousands of words and phrases easily with Byki's three step learning process and Byki quizzes
*Track your progress
*Native speaker audio and “Slow Sound” features help develop recognition and pronunciation skills
Freegal is a down-loadable music service from the Gold Coast Public Library. All you need is your library barcode number. Freegal offers access to about 3 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. The Freegal App is designed to store your login information, to search and browse the Freegal music collection of your library, and to download, store and play your Freegal MP3 files.
Overdrive Media Console
OverDrive Media Console is free software that allows you to download and enjoy audiobooks and eBooks on a mobile device. Gold Coast Library cardholders can download both eBooks and MP3 audiobooks directly to their iPad, iPhone, iPod touch or Android device. With hundreds of popular fiction and non-fiction titles to choose from, the collection is guaranteed to have something for everyone. You can download best-selling novels, well-known classics, self-improvement guides, and much more. The reader will be able to bookmark pages and change the font size. Titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period. There are no late fees!
Tutor.com To Go empowers students to connect to a tutor for a personalized, high quality and rich learning experience. No matter what mobile device a student is using (Android, iOS, Windows Phone), they can connect to a tutor or browse the SkillsCenter™ Resource Library materials. Students must establish an account through Tutor.com from our website - www.goldcoastlibrary.org. Then the student simply logs in and can connect to a tutor from 2 PM to 10 PM. All students have 24/7 access to their saved sessions, resources in their locker and materials from the SkillsCenter™ Resource Library.
Whether you are traveling, want to learn a new language or brush up on one that you learned years ago this is the place to start. Transparent Language Online is a language - learning program that provides an effective, fun and engaging experience for language learners of all levels. Over 80 different languages are available with a variety of fun and engaging activities. Great for students and adults this resource offers essential courses, web-based flash cards, personal progress tracking, pronunciation analysis, language and cultural resources and more.
Transparent Language Online contains:
♦Byki Quick Start - vocabulary lists for patrons with limited learning time
♦Byki Vocabulary - a full library of vocabulary lists
♦Pronunciation and Conversation Practice - record, playback, and compare speech to the pronunciation of native speakers.
Please note: some activities require access to your home computer's microphone.
♦SlowSound Technology - slow down the speech to hear every nuance
♦Interactive games - Four Square, Game Show and Unscramble
LawDepot provides a quick and easy way to create customizable legal documents. By following a simple step-by-step process, library patrons will be able to create hundreds of state-specific legal forms. After a document has been completed, users will have the option to print, download, or save their form to LawDepot’s secure archive. All LawDepot documents have been developed by an experienced team of in-house lawyers and are regularly updated to ensure accuracy.
Talking Books and Braille Service for Nassau Residents
Reading is a pleasure no one has to lose because of failing vision. If eligible, you may borrow audio recordings of many popular books and magazines that will be delivered right to your door - or even the internet. Talking books may be returned postage free, so there's never a direct cost to you. By enrolling in the talking-book program, you may enjoy recorded versions of the books found in most local libraries.