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Below is a list of library resources with mobile interfaces or applications. More resources will be added as they become available. Additional information about some health science-related resources can be found on the Taubman Health Sciences Library Mobile Devices Resources page.

Mobile Interfaces


Complete online access to McGraw-Hill's Engineering Handbooks.


AccessPediatrics offers a complete suite of clinical and educational content from Rudolph's Pediatrics, other leading books, and animation and procedural videos.

America: History & Life with Full Text (EBSCO)

America: History & Life is an index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present.

Annual Reviews

Provides access to authoritative, analytic reviews of research in 29 focused disciplines within the Biological & Medical, Physical, and Social Sciences. Permits searching within these three broad categories or across all 29 titles.

Arts and Humanities Citation Index (Web of Science)

Available through Web of Science, allows searching for articles that cite a known author or work, as well as searching by subject, author, journal, and author address.


The ARTstor Digital Library provides over 1.5 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities and sciences. It includes an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research.

ASME Digital Collection

The ASME Digital Library is ASME's primary repository of current and archival literature (journal articles, conference proceedings and eBooks).

ASTM Compass

ASTM Compass provides searching and full-text access to current ASTM Standards, ASTM Special Technical Publications (STPs) and Journal of ASTM International, Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Geotechnical Testing Journal, Journal of Forensic Science,

Audio Drama: The L.A. Theatre Works Collection

Audio Drama: The L.A. Theatre Works Collection delivers more than 240 important dramatic works in streaming audio from the curated archive of the nation’s premiere radio theatre company, L.A. Theatre Works.

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

Citations to articles from architecture and related periodicals, emphasizing the fields of architectural design and history.

Bibliography of Native North Americans

Bibliography of Native North Americans (BNNA ) provides citations to books, essays, journal articles and government documents of the United States and Canada. BNNA covers all aspects of native North American culture, history and life

Biosis Previews

Comprehensive index to life sciences research literature. Covers journals (5000+), reports, meetings (1500+), reviews, and books in all areas of biology. Weekly email alerts available.


ChemSpider is a free chemical structure database providing fast text and structure search access to over 32 million structures from hundreds of data sources.

Chronicle of Higher Education Digital Edition

Online edition of the U.S.'s major news source for higher education.  Includes text of every news article and essay from all weekly print issues published since September 1989, supplemented with all daily website-only updates and new-media ext


Gain access to informative health literature with CINAHL, the authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers.

Communication & Mass Media Complete

CMMC offers cover-to-cover ("core") indexing and abstracts for more than 650 journals, and selected ("priority") coverage of nearly 200 more, for a combined coverage of more than 850 journals.

Criminal Justice Abstracts (EBSCO)

Criminal Justice Abstracts, the criminology database from Sage Publications, Inc., contains comprehensive coverage of international journals, books, reports, dissertations and unpublished papers on criminology and related disciplines.


CumInCAD is a cumulative index of publications about computer aided architectural design.

Current Contents Connect

Indexes the table-of-contents pages of scholarly journals, books and conference proceedings in the fields of medicine, science, engineering, the arts, social sciences, and humanities. Users can save searches as e-mail alerts.

Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source

Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source contains cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 190 journals and dozens of monographs, 147 full-text journals, including many of the top ranked titles in the discipline, and full text spanning dozens of

DynaMed Plus

DynaMed is a clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use primarily at the 'point-of-care'.

eBook Business Collection (EBSCOhost)

A collection of nearly 19,000 business books from 1960 to current.  The colleciton includes books on a variety of business topics such as marketing, finance, supply chain management and entrepreneurship and also focusing on career growth, personal

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)

A collection of over 240,000 electronic books on all topiccs.  Includes 800+ electronic editions of computer manuals, reference books, and other books placed on course reserve at the U-M Ann Arbor University Library.  Permits reading of book

EBSCO Audiobooks

The EBSCO Audiobook Collection includes fiction and non-fiction downloadable, e-audio books.  The books are a mix of classics and current titles.  Although multiple users may access this database at the same time, each individual book can onl


Access to over 200 databases provided by EBSCO on the EBSCOhost interface platform, including 62 databases provided to all Michigan citizens and Michigan public institutions by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL), and databases formerly published by H.W.

Education Abstracts (with Full Text)

Education Full Text covers every age and sector of the educational community from preschool through college.

Encyclopedia of Social Work - Online Edition

This new online version of the Encyclopedia of Social Work provides transdisciplinary coverage across the many areas of social work research and practice, including mass incarceration, cyberbullying, addiction treatment, health care policy, social welf

Encyclopædia Britannica

Encyclopaedia Britannica's latest article database (including hundreds of articles not found in the print edition), Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, and the Britannica Book of the Year (1994- ), with thousands of web links selecte

Engineering Village (Compendex)

On Engineering Village platform, Compendex (Engineering Index) provides international coverage of engineering and applied science literature in over 5000 journals, conference proceedings, and technical reports.

European Patent Office (EPO)

EPO contains all the patent documentation available to EPO examiners and the latest patent applications from all the EPO member states.

Family & Society Studies Worldwide (EBSCO)

A comprehensive resource of research, policy and practice literature in the fields of family science, human ecology and development, and social welfare.

Filmakers Library Online

Filmakers Library Online provides over 1000 documentary films (over 800 hours), originally distributed by Filmakers Library.  Films are on a variety of topics such as health, history, education, gender studies and psychology.

Fukushima Nuclear Accident Archive (FNAA)

Provides essential information about the Fukushima accident to support scientific research and development activities. 

Gender Studies Database (EBSCO)

Gender Studies Database™ combines NISC's popular Women's Studies International and Men's Studies databases with the coverage of sexual diversity issues.

Google Book Search

Searches the full text of books, including those in the University of Michigan Libraries that have been scanned by Google.

Google Scholar @ U-M (with U-M Ann Arbor MGet It Links)

The Google Scholar search engine that searches for scholarly documents on the World Wide Web, with the added feature of MGet It (labeled as "Availability at UMichigan") links from University of Michigan at Ann Arbor that connect you to the on

HathiTrust Digital Library

A massive digital library bringing together materials digitized by Google, the Internet Archive, libraries at HathiTrust partner institutions, and other commercial digitization schemes.  Includes searchable access to over 13.5 million volumes--inc

Health Policy Reference Center

The Health Policy Reference Center is a comprehensive full-text database designed to support the creation, implementation, or study of health policy and the health care system.

Humanities Abstracts (with Full Text)

Indexes and abstracts articles from almost 700 humanities publications. Covers periodicals in archaeology, art, classics, film, folklore, journalism, linguistics, music, performing arts, philosophy, religion, world history, and world literature.

IEEE Xplore

IEEE Xplore provides full-text access to IEEE transactions, journals, magazines and conference proceedings published since 1988 plus select content back to 1950, and all current IEEE Standards.

International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text

International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text contains more than 60,000 journal articles, books, book chapters and dissertation abstracts.

International Clinical Trials

The Clinical Trials Search Portal provides access to a central database containing the trial registration data sets provided by the registries listed below. It also provides links to the full original records.

Kanopy Streaming Video

Kanopy Streaming offers a variety of documentary and feature films from an array of producers and distributors including BBC Active, California Newsreel, Checkerboard Films, Criterion Collection/Janus films, Documentary Educational Resources, First Run

Knovel: Engineering & Scientific Online References

Provider of electronic versions of popular reference books in engineering and applied sciences. Knovel features full-text access to books from many different publishers and includes reference handbooks and conference proceedings.

LexisNexis Academic

Provides full-text access to a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information, including hundreds of U.S. and foreign newspapers, legal and business publications, wire services, broadcast media transcripts, and trade/news magazines.

LGBT Life with Full Text

Indexes 600 popular & scholarly publications (including journals, newspapers, magazines, and books) addressing the social, legal, economic, political, cultural, historical, literary, & health concerns of the Gay-Lesbian-Bisexual-Transgender com

Library Literature and Information Science Index (with Full Text)

Indexes 400+ English and foreign-language library and information science journals, plus selected state journals, conference proceedings, pamphlets, library school theses, and over 300 books per year.  Includes full text for articles from more tha

MedOne Education

Thieme MedOne is a powerful platform, perfect for residents and experienced specialists alike.

MGG Online (Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart)

Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (MGG) Online is a general encyclopedia of music.

Micromedex Knowledge Bases

An integrated set of clinical decision support knowledge bases, including

Nature Online

Online access to the journal Nature and its sister publications in Biotechnology, Cell Biology, Genetics, Immunology, Medicine, Neuroscience, and Structural Biology.

Naxos Music Library

Naxos Music Library is the world's largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to 125,000 CDs with nearly two million tracks, including both standard and rare repertoire.

NoveList Plus

Contains information on over 260,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles. Features lists of award-winning books, book discussion guides, Read-a-Like recommendations, and complete series information. Also includes reader ratings and reviews.

Office of Dietary Supplements

Presents reliable, science-based facts on dietary supplements; news and events; resources for researchers; and information about the composition and functions of supplements.

Pediatric Care Online

Pediatric Care Online integrates many different pediatric resources, including textbooks, patient handouts, images, drug lookups, and clinical calculators.  It contains the full text of

Plain Language Medical Dictionary

Translates common medical terms into plain language, using definitions that were created by the U.S. government.

Play Index

Covers more than 31,000 plays published individually or in collections from 1949 to the present, representing a wide range of plays written in or translated into English, including mysteries, pageants, plays in verse, puppet performances, radio

Political Science Complete (EBSCO)

PSC provides indexing and abstracts for 2900 journals,and full-text articles for 500 top-ranked scholarly journals. Also includes reference works and professional conference papers.

PressReader (formerly Library PressDisplay)

Access to issues from the last 90 days of over 7,000 newspapers and magazines in 60+ languages from over 100 countries worldwide. Includes the same content in the same layout as the print editions of the newspapers and magazines.


Combined access to 80+ ProQuest databases, including full text journals, historical newspapers and corporate reports, and specialized indexes for many different fields, including: Arts, Business, Engineering, Health Sciences, History, Humanities, Liter

ProQuest Ebook Central

The ProQuest Ebook Central platform combines ebook content from several other ProQuest ebook platforms into a single interface.  The content includes ebooks previously hosted on the ebrary and EBL platforms for a total of more than 200,000 ebooks.

Protein Data Bank

Worldwide repository for the processing and distribution of 3-D biological macromolecular structure data.


This database contains more than one million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports, all in the field of psychology.


PsycTESTS® is a research database that provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments as well as descriptive information about the test and its development and administration. More information:

PubMed @ U-M (with MGet It links)

PubMed indexes over 4,000 biomedical, nursing, dentistry and related journals, with over 27 million citations in MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE and related databases.


Note:  The University of Michigan Library will be ending its subscription to RefWorks, effective December 31, 2018.  After that date, U-M RefWorks users will no longer be able to access

Royal Society of Chemistry Online Journals

Provides full-text access to scholarly journals in chemistry and chemical engineering published by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

ScienceDirect (Elsevier Books & Journals Online)

Contains access to more than 2,000 journals and 20,000 books published by Elsevier Science and its subsidiary publishers, including Academic Press, Cell Press, North-Holland, Pergamon, Mosby, Saunders and Woodhead.


Combined access to Chemical Abstracts CAPlus, Registry, CASREACT, CHEMLIST, CHEMCAT databases and Medline. Search by chemical structure or substructure, reaction, name, formula, etc., or by natural language query.


International multi-disciplinary indexing & abstracting database for scientific, medical, technical, and social sciences. Searchable by cited-reference (forward citation searching).

Scottish Women Poets

Scottish Women Poets contains full text of some 60 volumes of poetry from approximately 50 poets such as Agnes Lyon, Carolina Oliphant, Catherine Ward, Dorothea Primrose Campbell, Frances Chadwick, Margaretta Wedderburn, Jessie Stewart.

Skillsoft Books

Business, technical, and engineering e-books: ITPro, EngineeringPro, BusinessPro, Audio Books, and IT & Desktop videos.

SPIE Digital Library

The SPIE (International Society for Optical Engineering) Digital Library includes over 70,000 full-text papers from SPIE journals and proceedings published since 1962.


SPORTDiscus is the most comprehensive, bibliographic database covering sport, physical fitness, exercise, sports medicine, sports science, physical education, kinesiology, coaching, training, sport administration, officiating, sport law & legislati


SpringerProtocols is the largest subscription-based online database of reproducible laboratory protocols in the biomedical and life sciences.


Toxicology data, citations and abstracts for the toxicology literature, Toxic Release Information (annual estimated releases of toxic chemicals to the environment), and chemical information (nomenclature, identification, structures).


An online clinical information resource with emphasis on internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, & family practice.

Access Note: To obtain off-campus and mobile access, a user must create an individual account on UpToDate.

USPTO Patent Database

The database includes information about all United States patents (including utility, design, reissue, plant patents and SIR documents) from the first patent issued in 1790 to the most recent issue week.

Very Short Introductions Online

Launched by Oxford University Press in 1995, Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from Climate to Consciousness, Game Theory to Ancient Warfare, Privacy to Islamic History, Economics to Literary Theor

Web of Science

Covering 12,000+ scholarly journals, plus selected books and published conference proceedings in all academic disciplines, the Web of Science Core Collection combines seven citation indexes which permit searching for articles that cite a known aut

Web of Science (All Databases)

Provides cross-search of multiple databases: Web of Science Core Collection (including Science, Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Book, and Conference Proceedings Citation Indexes), BIOSIS Previews, Chinese Science Citation Database, Cu

Women's Studies International (EBSCO)

Women's Studies International™, produced by NISC, covers the core disciplines in Women's Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research.

World History in Video

Upon completion, World History in Video will contain over 1750 documentary films and newsreels (over 1000 hours) of significant events in world history, in streaming video. Each film includes a transcript; many include filmmaker biography and notes.


Combined catalog describing over 360 million books, periodicals, sound recordings, videos, musical scores, archival materials, maps, electronic resources, and much more, in 470 different languages.

Mobile Applications

Association of Computer Machinery (ACM) Digital Library

Allows you to download full text PDF articles and save articles to your Binder. Free app available in iTunes and Google Play stores. After downloading the app, click ‘Remote Access Service’ at the bottom of the screen. Create a free ACM web account using your UMich e-mail address. Then log in to your ACM web account using the username generated by ACM.


BrowZine is a tablet application that allows you to browse, read and monitor thousands of journals available through the University of Michigan Library, as well as a number of open access journals. BrowZine includes journals from many of the major publishers, but not all the journals available to you as a University of Michigan affiliate are included. New journals continue to be added. Available for iPad and Android devices (in iTunes and Google Play app stores). You will need to sign in with your University of Michigan uniqname and password. The credentials are encrypted on the device and not passed back to the BrowZine servers. Read more about how authentication works with BrowZine.


Access to over 80 databases provided by EBSCO, in the EBSCOhost interface, including databases formerly published by H.W. Wilson Company on the now discontinued WilsonWeb interface. Audiobooks and eBooks currently aren't available on the app. This free app is available for Apple and Android devices (in iTunes and Google Play app stores). After downloading the app, follow the authentication directions at this website. Use your UMich e-mail address to authenticate that you are a UMich user. 


Provides access to the latest Social Science and Humanities research in the SSRN eLibrary. Allows iPhone and iPod Touch users to search over 250,000 papers and read the full text on their device. Available in the iTunes app store. You will need to create a username and password on (Click 'First time user? Free registration' in the upper left corner). 

Naxos Music Library (NML)

This online classical music library offers streaming access to almost 80,000 CDs with more than a million tracks, including both standard and rare repertoire. Download the NML app from Google Play or iTunes app stores. To access the music, you'll need to create an account through NML. To do this, access NML through the library's website and click the Mobile App tab and then 'Sign Up'. Create an account with your UMich e-mail address.


This free app provides access to articles from 2,500 peer reviewed journals and over 10,000 books (available in iTunes and Google Play app stores). After downloading the app, create an account with your UMich e-mail address to receive access to full text PDFs.  

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