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Mobile Library Technologies: Databases/Articles

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EBSCO Apps for Apple and Android Products

EBSCO Apple and Android Applications:

New! EBSCO has recently released functionality for Android, Blackberry and Windows smartphones.

EBSCO mobile application features include:

  • Choose which databases to search
  • Limit results to full text or peer reviewed
  • Sort by relevance or date
  • Retrieve full text results in HTML and/or PDF formats
  • Save results for offline access at a later date
  • Email results to self or others
  • Retrieve their most recent 25 search results
  • Browse a “cover flow” display of search results


How to get EBSCO smartphone applications:

To download the EBSCOhost app, access the EBSCO product you are interested in via a computer. Click the link at the bottom of any EBSCOhost page to email yourself the download instructions, access key and a link to the app store. The authorization codes are good for 9 months, at which point the user would need to reauthorize their phone.

EBSCO Mobile

Features of EBSCOhost mobile:

  • Basic Searching
  • HTML and PDF Full Text
  • Search Modes
  • Limiters
  • Image Quick View
  • Image Collection (depending on the database that has been selected)
  • E-mailing articles
  • Preferences
  • Multi-database Searching
  • Branding

EBSCOhost Mobile is available on the following devices:

  • Android
  • BlackBerry
  • Dell Axim
  • iPhone
  • Palm 750