Mobile Research Tools
Many library vendors and service providers are developing mobile interfaces for their products. Please be aware that services like Getit@BU
and off campus access
may not be compatible with these products. You can find a complete list of library databases by name or subject
on the library homepage
Academic Search Complete
Access to more than 7000 full-text journals. Need to authenicate with PODS account.
for iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch
Description from website: searchable, multi-journal, up-to-the-minute live stream of new peer-reviewed research content (Articles ASAPSM) published across the Society's preeminent portfolio of scholarly research journals.
American Institute of Physics iResearch application
Description from website: "Compatible with the iPhone and iPod touch devices running software version 3.0 and higher. iResearch is an offline e-reader that enables users to save PDF files locally to their device and view them offline without a Wifi or cellular connection. Users navigate through the journals, the volumes and issues to select an article they wish to read. A user will be automatically logged in with their institutional IP Address if they are online within a qualifying address range, or he/she can enter their username/password to obtain access.
American Mathematical Society
From website: The American Mathematical Society offers Mobile Pairing for all of its electronic products - MathSciNet, eJournals and eBooks. Mobile Pairing allows authorized users to 'pair' their mobile devices - tablets, laptops, smartphones - with their host institution's subscriptions/electronic purchases. Once 'paired', the user will have access to AMS electronic products without having to be connected to the host institution's network. The pairing will last for 90days.
The Annual Reviews mobile website provides a personalized browsing, searching, and reading experience optimized for iOS, Android, and BlackBerry devices. To access the Annual Reviews website via a supported mobile device, use your device’s web browser to open www.annualreviews.org. You will be automatically directed to the mobile site to browse, search, and read Annual Reviews journal articles.
From Website: BioOne for mobile means on-the-go access to more than 170 bioscience journals from your iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, or tablet device.
IEEE Xplore Mobile
IEEE Xplore Mobile lets you search and view IEEE Xplore research directly from your mobile device. You can search valuable journals and magazines, conference proceedings and standards, and view all search results. Log in with a user name or using WiFi or VPN access through an authenticated IP. If this is not available, email the link to the article abstract to yourself for later viewing on a desktop computer.
The mobile version of the Library Catalogue allows you to easily and quickly search the Libraries’ collection of books, DVDs, etc. and it provides the location and availability of these items.
Mobile Medline Plus
Includes summaries for over 800 diseases, conditions and wellness topics as well as the latest health news, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, and information on prescription and over-the-counter medications.
Nature.com iPhone App
Access science news stories and view abstracts. Some open access articles may be available to view for free.
NAXOS Music Library
iPhone and iPod touch application that allows remote access to your personal and account playlists.
Provides a global overview of today’s major economic, social and environmental indicators, in a range of user-friendly formats. Available as a iPhone App and as a optimized mobile website.
for the GroupCode.
Available to all registered users of the web version of SciFinder. Use SciFinder Mobile to explore research topics, substances, Identifiers, authors, and companies. Also review Keep Me Posted Alerts and Saved Answers Access up to 100 detailed substance or reference displays per day.
Connect to the collections and services of more thatn 100000 libraries worldwide.