Library resources on mobile devices
Some library resources have apps for use on mobile devices or have web pages that are optimized for mobile use. (Apps for subscription-based resources are designated with an asterisk *. Some or all of the content in these resources is available from on campus only.)
App for accessing any of Lafayette's Gale databases or e-books, including Literature Resource Center, and Eighteenth Century Collections Online via a smartphone or iPad. When you use the app for the first time, you'll be prompted to select your library from a list and enter your Lafayette email address. You'll then be emailed a password that you can use to access Lafayette's resources from Gale. The advantage of this app is that it allows you to use these resources from off campus.
App store: search accessmylibrarycollege
App for accessing feed of new content from American Chemical Society journals and news feed from Chemical & Engineering News, plus full-text article access for ACS journals. For smart phones or iPad. (Lafayette’s institutional subscription to full text is only available from on campus via Lafayette’s wireless network.)
App store: search ACS Mobile
Help and information: http://pubs.acs.org/page/tools/acsmobile/index.html
American Institute of Physics iResearch*
Smart phone app for accessing the full text of 13 journals from the American Institute of Physics. Lets you save articles locally for reading offline. Note that Lafayette subscribes to only two of these journals (Journal of Chemical Physics, Physics of Fluids), and you must be on campus to access them. Two additional journals (Biomicrofluids and Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy) have full text freely available.
App store: search iResearch
Help and information: http://scitation.aip.org/iphone
Annual Reviews Mobile
App for accessing Lafayette's subscriptions to Annual Review publications.
App store: search Annual Reviews Mobile
Help and information: http://www.annualreviews.org/page/about/mobile. Note that you must follow the instructions to pair your device with Lafayette's subscription.
arXiv or arXiver
App for accessing the arXiv pre-print server with papers on physics, mathematics, and computer science.
App store: search arXiv (for iPhone) or arXiver (for iPad)
ArtStor Mobile (beta)
Mobile interface for browsing, searching, and viewing ArtStor's digital images. Includes "flashcard view," which allows users to test their knowledge by viewing an image without textual information, and then flipping the image to reveal the image record.
To access: Go to http://library.artstor.org on your mobile device. (You must have registered for a free ArtStor account from Lafayette's ArtStor Digital Library. Go to http://0-www.artstor.org.libcat.lafayette.edu/ on your PC or Mac, click on Go, then click on the register link in the top right corner.)
Help and information: http://help.artstor.org/wiki/index.php/ARTstor_Mobile
Mobile interface for accessing journal articles available in BioOne.
To access: Go to http://bioone.org on your mobile device.
Help and information: http://www.bioone.org/page/resources/mobile (To access the full text of articles from off campus, follow the instructions for pairing your device with Lafayette's institutional subscription.)
Mobile interface and app for Lafayette’s EBSCOhost databases, including Academic Search Premier and many subject-specific databases.
To access mobile interface: Go to http://0-m.ebscohost.com.libcat.lafayette.edu/ on your mobile device. Select EBSCOhost mobile profile. Select a database to search.
App store: search EBSCOhost; Cost: free
Help and information: http://www.ebscohost.com/academic/mobile-access
Mobile interface for Google Books.
To access: Go to http://books.google.com/m on your mobile device.
IEEE Xplore Mobile
Mobile interface for searching IEEE Xplore’s database of electrical engineering journals, transactions, conference proceedings, and standards.
To access: Go to http://0-m.ieeexplore.ieee.org.libcat.lafayette.edu/ on your mobile device.
Smart phone app for accessing the SSRN database of working and accepted papers on accounting, economics, financial economics, and management.
App store: search iSSRN
Mobile interface for searching and browsing JSTOR's database of full-text journals.
To access: Go to http://0.jstor.org.libcat.lafayette.edu/ on your mobile device.
Lexis Nexis Academic (beta)
Mobile interface for searching LexisNexis' database of newspapers, legal cases, and business information.
To access: Go to http://0-www.lexisnexis.com.libcat.lafayette.edu/hottopics/lnacademic/mobile on your mobile device.
More info: http://wiki.lexisnexis.com/academic/index.php?title=Academic_Mobile_Interface
Mobile interface for consumer health information on diseases, medications, and wellness.
To access: Go to http://m.medlineplus.gov/ on your mobile device.
Use mobile device to listen to an audio track from one of Skillman's music listening databases: American Song, Classical Music Library, Contemporary World Music, and Jazz Music Library. When searching Music Online, look for the "send to mobile" icon, which will provide a shortlink to enable playback on your mobile device. Note that the shortlink will work outside Lafayette's network for 48 hours.
To access: http://0-muco.alexanderstreet.com.libcat.lafayette.edu/
Help and information: http://0-muco.alexanderstreet.com.libcat.lafayette.edu/help/view/using_y...
Smart phone app for accessing abstracts and news content from nature.com. (Subscription required for access to full text.)
App store: search nature.com
Help and information: http://www.nature.com/mobileapps/web/help
PLoSReader or PLoS Medicine
Apps for accessing the full text of content from PLoS Medicine and other Public Library of Science journals. For smart phones or iPad.
App store: search PLoS
Mobile interface for working with your RefWorks account.
To access: Go to http://www.refworks.com/mobile on your mobile device. To log in you need a RefWorks shared account and the Lafayette Group Code. See http://library.lafayette.edu/refworks for details.
Help and information: http://www.refworks.com/refshare/help/Working_with_RefMobile.htm
Mobile interface for MEDLINE, the premier index to medical literature for health researchers and professionals.
To access: Go to http://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline on your mobile device
World Bank DataFinder
App for accessing global development indicators for countries around the world and creating charts from the data. For smart phone or iPad
App store: search World Bank DataFinder
Mobile interface for WorldCat, a catalog of books, films, manuscripts, and other materials held by libraries across the country. Allows you to see if results are at Lafayette or other local libraries.
To access: Go to http://www.worldcat.org/m on your mobile device.