Mobile Apps

A guide to mobile research tools

The Best Mobile Research App?

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But what's the best mobile research app of all?

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USA.Gov Apps Gallery

USA.gov logo

works with most smart phonesworks with iOSworks with AndroidHow many U.S. government mobile apps are there?  We've lost count!  Browse them all at the USA.gov mobile gallery. There you will find mobile web sites and apps from:

 

You may also want to bookmark the main USA.gov mobile site for quick searches across multiple U.S. government web sites and databases. 

Science.gov Mobile

works with most smart phonesScience.gov iconScience.gov is a gateway to federal government information.  It searches over 55 databases and over 2,100 selected websites from 13 federal agencies, offering 200 million web pages, including research and development results. Science.gov is governed by the interagency Science.gov Alliance and powered by the Department of Energy. 

Bookmark the Science.gov mobile site at http://m.science.gov

app for Android

Science.gov also makes a free Android app available through the Google Play store. 

More about Science.gov mobile

 

World Bank Mobile

World Bank Logoworks with most smart phonesapps for iOSapps for AndroidThe World Bank offers a number of mobile sites and apps for accessing financial and demographic data collected by that organization.

Most of the services are apps for iPhone or iPad but a few have also been created for Android systems. Some of the services that might be of interest to the University community include:

  • World Bank DataFinder, presents quick access to world development indicators
  • World Bank Results at a Glance, more than 450 country profiles
  • World Bank InfoFinder, consisting of reports and other general documents
  • WorldBank EdStats Datafinder, key topics in education for more than 200 countries
  • World Bank Finances, information about bank activities by country
  • Doing Business at a Glance, examining the business climate and regulations in more than 180 economies

All these and more are available through the World Bank mobile page.

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