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iPad Support for the Novice

Just getting started using an Apple iPad? Check out these selected resources:

Don't forget to chronicle your iPad experiences, tips and/or tricks on our the iTest iPad Project National Network of Libraries of Medicine Facebook Page

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Tips on using iPad

There are thousands of tips on using iPads. The links below are among the best and a great way to get started.

iTunes and iPads

You do not need to use Apple's iTunes (this a FREE product) to manage the content on your iPad (you can manage this right on the iPad), but it makes it a lot easier. From the comfort of your computer, iTunes lets you set up a purchase account to buy iPad content with a click of your mouse, manage the contents on your device, and provide that crucial content back-up in case of disaster. Worried about iTunes and protecting yourself click here.

Securing your iPad

Apple has a few tips on how to secure your iPad

Share your iPad experience on Facebook

We want to read and see how you are using the iPad in your workplace. Please share your tips and tricks, stories, and pictures or videos of you in iPad Action on the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Facebook Page.

New to Facebook?

Contact: Health Information Technology Project Coordinator

Please contact John Bramble (, Technology Coordinator, for more assistance.