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CAT Lending Library: iPads

Learn about all the Lending Library has to offer!



An iPad is a tablet or "slate" computer. This Apple device was declared "magical and revolutionary" upon its release because of its ability to browse the internet, support reading and sending email, taking and sharing photos, viewing videos and movies, listening to music, playing games, reading e-books and more. 

Using an iPad for School

In this video, technology Youtuber Harris Craycraft explains how he uses his iPad and its accessories as his only school device.

Butler Supported Apps

Zoom is a web-based communication technology (synchronous) that unifies video conferencing, annotation tools, online meetings, breakout rooms, whiteboards, and the ability to record and download meetings. Zoom offers a video, audio, chat, and wireless screen-sharing experience. 

Panopto is a turnkey audio/video content capture and playback solution. Panopto includes an editor, a comprehensive search engine, system and viewing analytics, and automatic transcodes that convert videos for optimal viewing on any device.

The Office app combines the Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps you know and rely on to create a single, multipurpose platform. Scan PDF files, transform spreadsheets, or draft up documents anytime and anywhere by accessing the various Microsoft functions through your mobile device. 

Google Drive is a safe place to back up and access all your files from any device. Easily invite others to view, edit, or leave comments on any of your files or folders.

Other Apps to Explore


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