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Library 101: Mobile Apps

Mobile Library Apps

Many library resources are also available via a downloadable app in the iTunes store as well as on Blackberry App World and the Android Market. The following lists recommended apps for the iphone - check your desired provider by searching on the apps name

Science Direct logo

Science Direct offers a mobile app to access subscribed elsevier resources


JAMA Mobile Reader

JAMA  Mobile Reader The JAMA Network Reader is the new digital source for the entire JAMA Network. It gives you anytime, anywhere access to the vital research, reviews, and viewpoints that matter most to your practice.


ProQuest Ebook Central logo

On iOS and Android devices, you need Bluefire Reader, which is free from the App Store and Google Play. You need an Adobe ID to use Bluefire Reader. Get it from iTunes or GooglePlay.

Access My Library College logoAccess My Library - As a registered provider for this service, select Molloy as your school and gain full access to Gale subscription databases for one year. After registering your Molloy email, use the passord molloy to begin using the databases.


PubMed on Tap Lite logoPubMed on Tap - Depending on the level of desired access, PubMed can be free, $2.99 or $9.99. More apps from NLM...



WorldCat logoWorldCat Mobile - Find materials in local libraries near you - anywhere in the world - including Molloy College!



BrowZine logo Browzine- Read our open access journals on your tablet without having to sign into our databases. - Free application that is both a dictionary and a thesaurus.


Dropbox logo

Dropbox - Sync and share files between Macs and PCs and iPhones, iPads, Blackberrys and Androids.



GoodReader logo

GoodReader - It’s sometimes tough to find the time to read scholarly literature. This is a very useful app for reading documents in Word & PDF format.



Medscape Mobile for iPhone, iPad, Droid and Blackberry: Includes drug reference, drug interaction checker, desease and condition reference, procedures and protocols, and specialty-focused medical news.

WebMD mobile logo

WebMD Mobile for iPhone / iPad: Check your symptoms, access drug & treatment information, get first aid essentials, and check local health listings on the go.

OvidToday logo OvidToday-Download the app from Wolters Kluwer to browse, read and save articles from any current journal issue   available from your Molloy's Ovid subscription.



EasyBib logo

The Easy Bib App available on Apple and Android creates accurate MLA, APA, and Chicago style citations in seconds by scanning a book bar code or by typing the name of a book. Also works with iPad and iPod Touch, but camera on these devices requires that barcodes need to be held steady and at a proper distance for the scanner to pick up.

The Lancet logo

Available for free on Apple and Android devices, the new and improved The Lancet mobile app offers Online Only and Print & Online subscribers rapid access to recently published content from The Lancet family of journals.

Non-subscribers can download the app for free and view article abstracts. Individual journal issues and annual app subscriptions can be purchased from the iTunes Store.

Nursing Recommendations

Please note that fees (sometimes steep) are associated with these apps. There is also a review available that recommends which PDA or SmartPhone works best within the practice of nursing.

Suffolk Mobile Library for Droid

Suffolk Mobile Library logo

Suffolk Mobile Library is an application for the Android OS. It is available on the Android Market, free of charge. Editions for Blackberry and Apple devices will be available at a later date. Information regarding the app plus a link to download is also available here or on its Facebook page.