Library Mobile Apps and Resources: Mobile Apps and Resources

Mobile Apps and Resources available at Madison Area Technical College Libraries

Mobile Devices and your Libraries

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Many of our library resources can accessed with mobile devices - ipads, smartphones, ereaders and more.

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Blackboard Mobile

NEW! Madison College mobile apps including MC Connect and Blackboard Mobile Learn.

Student Email

Microsoft Student Advantage - Office 365 Pro Plus

Mobile Apps

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EBSCOhost Mobile

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Mobile Access - EBSCO Goes Everywhere You Go
 
Mobile EBSCO Auto Detects and Auto Directs - Smartphones and tablets are now auto-detected and automatically directed to the EBSCOhost Mobile website, with the exception of iPads, which are directed to the full desktop version of EBSCOhost.  

EBSCO app -iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad Application

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Access our Ebsco library databases on the go: Academic Search, Newspaper Source, CINAHL, Health, Science, History, and more. 

Mobile Access

ebsco mobileEBSCOhostnow automatically displays a mobile version of the site when you are on a smartphone, so you don't even need to add a separate app.
 
The mobile interface allows you to search and read results as well as gives full access to search options and MyEBSCOhost folder items. There’s also an easy way to switch between the mobile-optimized site and the full featured site.

Get the App

You can download a separate app if you choose to. An iOS version of the EBSCOhost App is available as a free download from iTunes: EBSCOhost App on iTunes

For Android devices, the EBSCOhost App is available as a free download from the Play Store: EBSCOhost App for Android

Authenticate the App
After installing the app on your device, it must be authenticated from the EBSCOhost or EBSCO Discovery Service interface.

To authenticate the EBSCOhost app:

  1. Log into EBSCOhost.
  2. Click the EBSCOhost iPhone and Android Applications link at the bottom of the page and enter an email address which you can access from your device.
    An email with an authentication key is sent to you.
  3. Access the email from your device and click the link found in the email to authenticate the application.
    You have 24 hours to access the key from your device to authenticate the app. If the key is not used within 24 hours, it expires and you will need a new key.

Note: The iPhone and Android applications currently do not support the eBooks and Audiobooks on EBSCOhost databases.

ARTstor app

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The ARTstor Digital Library is now accessible to registered ARTstor users through the iPad, iPhone, and the iPod Touch, providing read-only features such as searching and browsing, zooming, and viewing saved image groups.

You'll need to register and set up an account with ARTstor. Note: To register for an ARTstor account, you must be on-site at a Madison Area Technical College Campus, or logged in to ARTstor through our college library proxy server.

ARTstor also has a Flashcard View for ARTstor Mobile, which allows users to test their knowledge by viewing the image without textual information, and then flipping the image to reveal the image record. This new view can be found under the “Views” menu as “Flashcard.” 

GALE apps

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AccessMyLibrary College Edition mobile app from Gale. After a one-time log-in using their college-issued @madisoncollege.edu e-mail address, students and faculty/staff have free, unlimited, 24/7 access to our libraries' Gale online resources — including LitFinder and Opposing Viewpoints.

Mobile and BYOD

Credo

credo icon June 2014: improved Credo mobile experience for smartphones and tablets helps you access high-quality content anytime, anywhere.

JSTOR mobile

The JSTOR interface now adapts to the screen size of a device, automatically.

No separate app or URL is required.

Safari ebooks

Safari Tech and Business Books library database works well on many mobile devices. The web site automatically detects if you are using a mobile device and uses a mobile interface. Remember to logout when you are not using Safari since we are limited to only 3 users at a time.

downloadable ebooks

our library provides access to many ebooks, some of which are downloadable

Worldcat

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Search many library catalogs around the world using the web browser on your mobile device.