In addition to the EBSCOhost Mobile Web experience, the following Product-specific apps are also available:

   
   

"EBSCOhost Mobile is currently leading the effort to provide smart phone access to scholarly information."

Charleston Advisor, October 2010

Mobile Access

EBSCO Goes Everywhere You Go

With the release of Mobile Access, mobile device users can now enjoy a wide variety of new features while accessing EBSCO's leading research databases anytime, anywhere.

Mobile Access Auto Detects and Auto Directs
 
All Smartphones and tablets are now auto-detected and automatically directed to the new EBSCOhost MobileAccess website, with the exception of iPads, which are directed to the full desktop version of EBSCOhost.  The site is fully optimized for the following mobile device platforms:
 
  • Android 2.3.3 and 4
  • Apple iOS 4 and iOS 5
Flexible Access Options for All Popular Mobile Devices

All of the databases available through EBSCOhost—as well as Business Book Summaries and EBSCO’s leading medical databases DynaMed and Nursing Reference Center—are available through one or more mobile applications that are supported by most mobile devices.

Same Powerful Search Experience

Tailor-made for the smaller screens of mobile devices, these applications offer the most important EBSCOhost features and functionality right in the palm of your hand—providing the same user-friendly and easy-to-use search experience that is available online.

Supported Devices Include:
  • iPhone
  • iPad
  • iPod touch
  • Android
EBSCOhost® Mobile™

The EBSCOhost® Mobile™ application offers the same great search experience provided through EBSCOhost—right in the palm of your hand. All of the important features and functionality offered through EBSCOhost are available, making the mobile search experience smooth, reliable and convenient for users on the go.

To get started on using your mobile device to access your EBSCOhost resources, simply review this FAQ and learn about:

  • The many features of EBSCOhost Mobile
  • How to access the application
  • Which devices are supported

Once your library administrator has created a profile in EBSCOadmin™ for EBSCOhost Mobile, this new interface will be available to all users who have access to your account. If you need assistance setting up your new profile for EBSCOhost Mobile, please communicate with EBSCO's Technical Support Representatives online, via EBSCO's Support Form.

EBSCOhost® iPhone App

EBSCOhost databases and discovery technologies are the most-used, premium online information resources for tens of thousands of institutions worldwide. We offer a free app to ensure that iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users can take full advantage of their premium EBSCOhost database content no matter where they happen to be.

The convenience and rich functionality of the iPhone app enables users to:

  • 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

To download the EBSCOhost app, access EBSCOhost as you typically would via your library/institution website or corporate intranet. 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.

DynaMed™ Mobile

Powered by SkyScape technology, the DynaMed Mobile application is compatible with many mobile devices, including the Android, BlackBerry, Microsoft Mobile, Palm and others.

The DynaMed Mobile version is a native application with the following features:

  • Fixed title and tool bars to simplify navigation
  • Previously-viewed topic history
  • Incremental index searching for efficient topic access
  • Modification of font size in topic view
  • Quick (A-Z) indexing
  • "See Also" links to related results
  • SmartTabs for efficient navigation

Technical Requirements
To view DynaMed Mobile technical requirements, please click here.

Installing DynaMed Mobile:
Android Devices 
BlackBerry devices 
Other devices

Renewing Access to DynaMed Mobile 

Your access to DynaMed Mobile expires one year after registration. To continue using DynaMed Mobile follow these instructions.

Technical Support
For technical support, email DynaMedsupport@ebscohost.com or call (800) 758-5995.

Nursing Reference Center™ iPhone App

Nursing Reference Center™ is a comprehensive reference tool designed to provide relevant clinical resources to nurses, directly at the point-of-care. We offer a free app for staff nurses, nurse administrators, nursing students, nurse faculty and hospital librarians with an institutional subscription to NRC, compatible with devices such as the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. It offers the best available and most recent clinical evidence from thousands of full-text documents.

The Nursing Reference Center iPhone App Gives You Access To:

  • NRC content offline
  • Clinically organized quick lessons
  • Evidence-based care sheets
  • Point-of-care drug information
  • Nursing Practice & Skills
  • Skill Competency Checklists
  • Automatically saved 25 most recent searches

To download the Nursing Reference Center app, access NRC online through your institution as you typically would. Click the link at the bottom of the page to email yourself the download instructions, access key and a link to the iTunes App Store.

NRC iPhone Tutorial
http://support.epnet.com/knowledge_base/detail.php?topic=996&id=5727&page=1

EBSCOhost® Android App

EBSCOhost databases and discovery technologies are the most-used, premium online information resources for tens of thousands of institutions worldwide. We now offer a free app to ensure that Android device users can take full advantage of their premium EBSCOhost database content, no matter where they happen to be.

The convenience and rich functionality of the Android app enables users to:

  • 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

To download the EBSCOhost app, access EBSCOhost as you typically would via your library/institution website or corporate intranet. 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.

DynaMed™ iPhone App

DynaMed is now available through a free iPhone app. Powered by SkyScape technology and downloadable via the iTunes store, this application is compatible with devices such as the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Installation Requirements
View directions for installing the DynaMed app on an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

Installation for users at institutions—If your institutions subscribes to DynaMed, download the application from iTunes and contact your site administrator for the necessary access code. Once the access code has been entered, you will have access to DynaMed content for the duration of your institution’s subscription.

Installation for individual users—If you are an individual DynaMed subscriber, download the app at the iTunes store and contact DynaMedSupport@ebscohost.com for the necessary access code.

Technical Support
For technical support, email DynaMedsupport@ebscohost.com or call (800) 758-5995.

Business Book Summaries® iPhone App

For today’s executives, sorting through thousands of business books and reading those that would benefit their own professional development would be time-consuming. As a solution, EBSCO offers Business Book Summaries (BBS) through a free iPhone app, which provides concise yet comprehensive summaries for the best business books on an iPhone®, iPad® or iPod touch®.

The BBS app allows users to:

  • Access a 100 word abstract—as well as a comprehensive 6-8 page summary—for each book
  • View summaries and reviews for more than 1,300 of the top business books from the last 20 years, with new summaries added continuously
  • Listen to audio versions of the summaries, when available
  • Browse by category, recently-added titles, or summaries with audio
  • Save summaries for viewing and listening in offline mode

To download the BBS app, access your Business Book Summaries account and click on the link at the bottom of any page to receive an email with download instructions, a six-month access key and a link to the app store.

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