Answered By: Priscilla Coulter
Last Updated: Jan 18, 2017     Views: 1320

Most, if not all library databases, incorporate responsive design into their websites, allowing them to detect the type of device you're using and display the content optimally.  So, whether you're searching from a tablet, smart phone or computer, you can simply point your browser to the database of your choice, and start searching. 

A few databases offer mobile apps that you can install on your device: 

  • EBSCOhost:  EBSCO houses many of our article databases, along with thousands of ebooks. The free app will work with iOS or Android devices. To e-mail a link that will allow you to install and authenticate the app on your phone, first enter EBSCO via the link on the library's website (see the "Articles & Databases" page). Once in EBSCO, look at the bottom of the screen (see a screenshot). When you've followed the simple instructions provided, you will be able to search APUS EBSCO subscriptions (including full text articles!) from your phone. Read more.
     
  • Ebook Central:  This very popular ebook provider recommends the Bluefire app (for Android and iOS devices). Click here for download instructions.  You will need to authorize your Bluefire app with an Adobe ID (if you do not have an Adobe ID, click here).
     
  • Pronunciator Language Learning:  Click here to learn how to set up your account with Pronunciator. Then, see available apps here

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