December 2011 Archives

Science magazine app

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The Science app lets you:
• Read summaries and abstracts from Science, Science
• Bookmark and email yourself links to full text.
• Get the latest news at ScienceNOW.
• Search job openings and tap other resources at Science Careers.
• Access the Science weekly podcast and other multimedia
• Store content for reading without an internet connection.

IOP science express app

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Institute of Physics's IOPscience express allows you to view and download the latest papers to appear in IOP-owned journals. You can also search for articles published by IOP over the last two years, and email information about selected articles to yourself or a colleague to enable access to the article from a desktop computer.

As a service to authors and to the international physics community, all papers published in IOP journals are made freely available online for 30 days from the date of online publication.

OSTI Mobile site

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The Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information mobile site
OSTI Mobile
searches U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) scientific research results in a wide variety of disciplines and in multiple formats. The citations and full-text reports are drawn from a number of OSTI databases, including Energy Citations Database, DOE Information Bridge, ScienceCinema, DOE Patents, and DOE Green Energy. web site

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sciencegov.jpg searches over 50 databases and over 2100 selected websites from 14 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results using a single query. Results are grouped by subtopics, authors, or dates to help you target your search.You can download text and export results in RIS format.

A search links to results in the various databases many of which are not as mobile friendly as the site is.

SCIRUS mobile site

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SCIRUS is an Elsevier maintained website. SCIRUS is a research tool for finding scientific information and evaluated "Preferred web" sites. It searches over 440 million indexed scientific items. Included are not only journal content but also scientists' homepages, courseware, pre-print server material, patents and institutional repositories and websites.

Annual Reviews mobile site

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Users can now browse, search, and read full-text content anytime, anywhere on the Annual Reviews mobile site. Visit from a mobile device to:

Browse journals and articles
Search journals by keyword, author or title or browse

With an institutional subscription you read full-text articles
Download articles to your mobile phone for offline reading
Share articles and links via Social Networks (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn)

SciVerse ScienceDirect Premium

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SciVerse ScienceDirect Premium app is available to institutional subscribers only The iPad. version requires iOS 4.2 or later. The Premium version is also available to for iPhone and Android phones. The Pemium version adds the ability to browse journal by Journal Name; by Subject Area or in Favorites. Premium version requires a in app purchase of an a $2.99 annual subscription.

SciVerse ScienceDirect App

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Individuals at institutions whose libraries subscribe to SciVerse ScienceDirect online can access the same journals and books in that subscription from an iPhone, Android and Blackberry smartphones.

SciVerse ScienceDirect is a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. There are currently over 9.5 million articles/chapters

SciVerse Scopus mobile app

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The function of this app is to help you keep current by using alerts for keywords you regularly search and to track citation of articles you follow. The app permits you to add articles to your "Favorites", send an article or list of articles via email, make notes on your favorite articles.

Individuals at institutions whose libraries subscribe to SciVerse ScienceDirect online can access the same journals and books in that subscription from an iPhone, Android and Blackberry smartphones. This app is a companion to SciVerse ScienceDirect mobile.

WEB OF KNOWLEDGE mobile site

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ISI's Web of Knowledge is a site that combines search access to Biosis Previews, Biological Abstracts and the Web of Science. The mobile site is at This mobile site is aimed at the phone users. A tablet would be better off using the full site in most cases.

The standard Web of Knowledge site does not recognize mobile browsers as such so the Web of Knowledge mobile site must be accessed directly. Access to full text and links requires authentication either by IP (on campus) or username/password log in (off campus),

When outside the universities IP range the proxy
works well.

BioOne mobile

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BioOne's website ( ) recognizes that you are using a mobile devise to access and transfers you to its mobile interface.

You have access to full text content on the university's wi-fi network If you want access off campus you will need a pairing code. For detailed instructions, please download the guide to pair your device. Your device will be paired with your institution's subscription for 90 days, repeat the pairing process in 90 days to continue to access BioOne from your device .

Springerimages app

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The SpringerImages app searches the SpringerImages database of photos, diagrams, graphs, figures and tables taken from Springer's ebook collection and journal portfolio . Search image captions, keywords and references to locate an image.

Available for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad in the iTunes app store.
Download the mobile app from the Itunes app store.or the Android marketplace.

SpringerLink mobile app

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The SpringerLink app provide access to Springer's database of articles on topics every in science, technology and medicine.

Available for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad in the iTunes app store.
Download the mobile app from the Itunes app store.or the Android marketplace.

IEEE Explore mobile site

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The standard IEEE website does not automatically recognize mobile browsers as such so the mobile site must be accessed directly. The mobile link on the desktop version is located in the bottom left corner of the site under Quick Links.

The url to access the full text (pdf) from outside the UMC network is:

IEEE Spectrum: Technology & Science News mobile site

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IEEE Spectrum: Technology & Science News is a current science news mobile site from IEEE. It is useful for following current topics in science. Always something funny and iteresting.

SciFinder Mobile (not an app)

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With SciFinder Mobile, there's no app to download and no IP address restrictions.
Go to and login. The site is optimized for web-enabled smartphones.

With SciFinder Mobile, there's no app to download and no IP address restrictions. To access you must have established a SciFinder username and password and use it to log in.

Read the Quick Response (QR ) code with your smart phone to go the the site.


JSTOR mobile beta site

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JSTOR - Provides access to the backfiles of journals in many disciplines including the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The UMC Library subscribes to the journals in the Arts & Sciences Collection I. Search interface for JSTOR is at

This interface is a labeled as a Beta interface. It is easy to send an email with a link to the article for later reading.

Gale AccessMyLibrary College Edition

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GALE's app AccessMyLibrary College Edition is available for Android and iPhone®, iPod Touch® and iPad®.

Download the AccessMyLibrary College Edition mobile app from the Itunes app store or the
Android marketplace.

After a simple, one-time log-in using your UMC e-mail address, students have free, unlimited, 24/7 access to UMC Library's reputable, authoritative Gale online resources -- anytime, anywhere!

Very colorful too.

Mobile Ebsco

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Mobile devices can access Ebsco two ways. One is to use the icon found on the UMC database page

The second way is to install the Iphone,Ipad or Android app. To do this requires that you use the link at the bottom of any Ebsco database
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After installing the app on your device, it must be authenticated from the EBSCOhost or EBSCO Discovery Service interface. This is a one time process.

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