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All About Apps Fall 2023

We all enjoy apps that help us in our everyday life. We found a handful that you might be interested in adding to your collection. Be sure to check these out!

Deepstash: If you are someone who loves learning, but find news sites and google results overstimulating, this app is for you. Designed to expose users to new ideas in bite sized formats, this app gives you access to books, podcasts and articles that fit your interests. The goal is to encourage adults to always be curious, even if you only have five minutes to spare. So, if you want to check out something new you can find it on App Store or Google Play.

Study Bunny: Want a fun new way to focus while studying? This app allows you to time yourself as you study with a virtual pet bunny. With tools to help you, like motivational quotes, flashcards and a custom study tracker, this app makes it easy to focus while you work. You can also create virtual bunny study groups with friends in real life and earn rewards to customize your furry friend. Available in the App Store and Google Play.

Rootd: This app is designed to help relieve and prevent panic attacks with the help of a little blue monster in your pocket. With certified privacy, this app allows users to use proven methods and tools to help alleviate and manage anxiety and panic disorders. Some of these methods are customized CBT lessons, breathing exercises, and a journal to help track and identify triggers. A helpful tool for Finals week or everyday anxiety. Available in the App Store and Google Play.

Citymapper: If you are someone who likes to travel this app is an excellent resource to plan your transit in metropolitan areas around the US, Europe and Latin America. All you have to do is put in your starting location and your destination and the website will take care of the rest. Unlike other map tools, this service allows you to plan your trip using multiple types of transportation, such as ferries, trains, buses, and even by foot. You can also track your route from your lock screen in real time and you can sync your calendar so that you do not miss a single stop along your way. This app is available online, in the App Store or on Google Play .

Rakuten Viki: This app gives you free access to current, upcoming media content from Thailand, Taiwan, China, and Korea. Available on Roku, Android TV, Apple TV, Fire TV, the App Store and Google Play, this app gives you unprecedented access to content not available on US streaming platforms. Including award winning shows such as Crash Landing on You, Boys over Flowers, and several variety shows starring popular K-pop idols. Additionally, all content is subtitled in multiple languages, so that viewers from around the world can enjoy.

Originally posted in the Freeman/Lozier Library’s quarterly newsletter, More Than BooksV. 26 No. 4, Fall 2023.

New Arrivals Summer 2023

We have received the following titles in the last quarter.


Check them out!

List compiled by Emily Sutherland.

Starry Messenger: Cosmic Perspectives on Civilization CB478.T96 2022

The Escape Artist: The Man Who Broke Out of Auschwitz to Warn the World D805.5.A96 F754 2022

The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story E441.A15 2021

Into the Deep: A Memoir From the Man Who Found Titanic GC30.B35 A3 2021

The Discovery of Pasta: A History in Ten Dishes GT2868.69.I8 C47 2023

Adrift: America in 100 Charts HC103.G35 2022

The Renaissance Cities: Art in Florence, Rome and Venice N6915.W56713 2021

Agatha Christie: An Elusive Woman  PR6005.H66 Z955 2022

The Candy House PS3555.G292 C36 2022

Harlem Shuffle PS3573.H4768 H37 2021

All Adults Here PS3619.T74259 A45 2020

Two Acres of Time: Unearthing the Ice Age at the Byron Dig QE720.2.N7 L38 2023

Insider’s Guide to Graduate Programs in Clinical and Counseling Psychology RC467.7.N67 2022

Like a Rolling Stone Z473.W46 A3 2022

Originally posted in the Freeman/Lozier Library’s quarterly newsletter, More Than BooksV. 26 No.3, Summer 2023.