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There are mobile apps available for several of our subscription databases that once activated allow for access to DePaul University Libraries on the go using your mobile device

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Ebscohost

Check out this mobile App from Ebscohost, available in the Apple and Android market

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The easiset way to activate the Ebscohost App on your phone is to log in to one of our EBSCOhost databses, like Academic Search Complete.

Scroll down to the bottom of the page and look for a link titled, "New: EBSCOhost iPhone and Android Applications". Click on the link to add your email address in order to activate the EBSCOhost app to work with DePaul Libraries access. Once complete, you will have access to all of the EBSCOhost databases offered by DePaul University Libraries.

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Naxos Music Library App

Check out this mobile App from Naxos Music Library, available in the Apple and Android market

Access streaming music from Naxos Music Library on your device, available in the Apple markets

Learn More

To access the full features provided by this app, including access to DePaul Libraries' subscription content and playlists, you will need to create an account with Naxos Music Library. Once you have created your account, sign in to the app using your account credentials and access streaming music from anywhere on your device. You can see the Naxos Music Library support page for more information

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PubGet

PubGet is a website service that connects you to science journals and articles, primarily in the life sciences. Similar to Google Scholar, PubGet lets you set your institution to DePaul and you can connect to journal titles and articles held by DePaul University. Have an iPad? PubGet also has an iPad app.

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Safari to Go

Check out this mobile App from Safari, available in the Apple and Android market

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The Safari To Go app allows access to the Safari ebooks on Apple and Android devices. This app only works when on campus and will not work from home. This app is also limited to only 7 concurrent users at a time. In order to use the app, you must first create a personal account. You can do so my logging in to Safari Books Online and choosin the option to Get a Personal Account.

After activating the personal account, you will be able to sign in to the app when on campus and read materials from your device.

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Mobile Web Enabled Databases

Check out these web enabled mobile apps from IEEE, JSTOR, PubMed and LexisNexis

 
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