CARDSTAR

Cardstar is an app that stores your Westfield Library barcode (or any other barcode) on your mobile device. Click here for access.

DATABASES

You can also get Apps for some of our databases so you can have quick remote access.

 

GALE

Gale databases are particularly good for newspaper articles and literary research.

 

AccessMyLibrary for the iPhone
AccessMyLibrary for iPad
AccessMyLibrary for Android


EBSCO
EBSCO's databases are a comprehensive selection of scholarly articles, popular articles, encyclopedias, and more.  There are different databases for students doing their own research. (The WML also subscribes to EBSCO's ebook service).

For Apps to use EBSCO's databases, please go to our library's EBSCO page, click on the "EBSCOhost iPhone and Android Applications" link at the very bottom.  Enter an email, then open the email while on your mobile device to download the App and activate it.  After that you can search EBSCO databases

eBooks

FREADING

Freading is the Library's newest ebook service. Freading works similarly to other ebook services, but with Freading ebooks are always available. 

 

Freading App for Apple devices
Freading App for Android

Freading App for the Kindle Fire (via SlideMe. Please note, your Kindle must be enabled to accept apps from sites other than the Kindle store)

 

OVERDRIVE

If you want to download ebooks from elibrarynj.com (formerly listennj.com) you need to download the appropriate Overdrive app.

When you first download this you will have to designate that your library is the Westfield Memorial Library. When you designate "Westfield Memorial Library" you will have two options to choose from, choose Infolink to get access to information.  To read Adobe books you must have an Adobe account, but signing up is very simple.

The Overdrive Media Console is available for all major ereaders and tablets. 

 

Overdrive will discontinue support for its Blackberry App on April 10, 2014.

iPad/iPhone Android Windows Phone Playbook Kindle Nook Mac Windows

 

iPad-Specific Apps

iPads have the ability to read ebooks with their own software or through Kindle and the Sony Reader.

 

Sony Reader App for the iPad and iPhone
Kindle App for iPad and iPhone

 

GOVERNMENT

If you would like to follow or research the actions of Congress and government agencies, download the following apps are available.

 

IRS2go

Congressional Record

USAjobs 

MedlinePlus Mobile

The White House Mobile

U.S. Department of State’s Smart Traveler

National Parks Service National Mall

Small Business Association  

Library of Congress Virtual Tour

USA.gov

 

You can also search the App store for "Congressional Record."

 

QR READER APP

The black and white patterned codes you see on some advertisements are called QR ("Quick Response") Codes. Your SmartPhone can scan a QR code with its camera and then quickly go to the relevant website. 

 

QR Scanner App for the iPhone

QR Scanner App for the Android

 

 

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Friday 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday: Closed During the Summer