Mobile Apps

A guide to mobile research tools

About Mobile Apps

Library Mobile Apps

On the go but need to know? Use your smart phone, iPad, or other mobile device  to find journal articles, save citations to your bibliography, and more. These library resources are only a thumb-click away (just please don't do research and drive).

Trouble connecting from your phone? Try our VPN connection for library resources.

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generic phone icon iPhone icon App for Android
works with most smart phones
app for iPhone and iPad
app for Android

New and Noteworthy: ACM Digital Library

ACM Digital Library Logo

The ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Digital Library now makes an app available for Google Play and iOS (iPhone only).  The app allows you to read journal articles and conference papers on all aspects of computing and networked systems. 

To access the ACM Digital Library form your mobile device:

  1. Navigate to the full ACM Digital Library website.
  2. Create a personal account on the ACM website
  3. Install the ACM DL app onto your device: Google Play or iOS .
  4. Sign in to the ACM DL app with your ACM Web Account.

New and Noteworthy: My Knovel to Go

app for iPhoneapp for Android

My Knovel To GoKnovel, the collection of engineering and technical handbooks and manuals, has released an app for Android and iOS (iPads only).  My Knovel to Go allows you to save documents from the  Knovel database to be read at a later time on your tablet.


How it works:

  1. First, access the Libraries' subscription to Knovel
  2. Create a personal account on Knovel by clicking the My Knovel link. 
  3. On the right list of links, click on Mobile Authentication / License. Cope the Mobile Athentication Code and License. 
    Note that these codes expires in just a few minutes. 
  4. Download the free My Knovel to Go app for Android or iOS
  5. Log into the app with the credentials you received in step 3. 

Once you are logged into your My Knovel account, search for content. Save any items you might wish to read later to your My Knovel account.  These will be available in your My Knovel to Go App for later use.

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