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Mobile Resources: CCNY Mobile Resources

A guide to mobile research tools as selected by the City College of New York Library.

Research Apps

ARTstor Mobile over 1,000,000 images from the ARTstor Digital Library are now accessible through apple products. Check out the Flashcard View, which allows you to test your knowledge by viewing the image without textual information, and then flipping the image to reveal the image record.

EBSCOhost Mobile a portal to 50+ databases providing indexing and abstracting for tens of thousands of scholarly journals, magazines, and reference sources in all areas of study.  After you download the app, get content provided by the City College Libraries.         

BrowZine Stay current with scholarly journals in your research area(s) via your phone, tablet or web browser. BrowZine consolidates journals from several publishers, allowing you to read and browse issues through a single interface rather than looking up each journal individually. 

JSTOR Mobile (Beta) Search and browse JSTOR citations from a mobile device.


WorldCat Mobile (Beta) Search and request from library catalogs around the world. Find nearby libraries that have the book you want, including Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) Library, and Weill-Cornell Medical Library. 

Royal Society of Chemistry Journals (RSC) publishes nearly 40 peer-reviewed journals.  All of the RSC journals are scholarly, peer-reviewed publications oriented toward senior or higher level researchers.

Springer Link contains articles from over 2,000 peer-reviewed journals and chapters from 49,000 books, from the disciplines of science, technology, and medicine.

Proquest Mobile (beta) supports the same authoritative content and many of the same features and research tools you are used to using on laptop, desktop, and tablet devices. See how it works, and then give it a try.





Ebook Apps

ebrary Mobile App

The ebrary Mobile App is available to iOS devices.  First go to your ebrary site from the browser, sign in to your personal ebrary account (you'll have to do this every 90 day to validate use on the mobile app).  Create an Adobe account.  (If you've done full-document downloads on ebrary, you have this already.  If you don't have an Adobe acount create it at  Once you've completed those steps you need to follow the instructions for signing in to the mobile app from


This app was developed by Apple and it is possible to purchase ebooks from within the application itself.

Kindle for iOS 

Kindle is a stand alone ebook reader, but you can also use it on your iOS device.


Stanza can handle a variety of eBook formats easily, including HTML EPUB MS Word RTF & more.

Aldiko Book Reader 

This ebook app allows you to import your own ePUB books.

Kindle for Android 

Kindle is a stand alone ebook reader, but you can also use it on your android device.

Nook for Android 

Nook is a stand alone ebook reader, but you can also use it on your android phone.

Mobipocket ebook Reader

A very verstile ebook reader for blackberry phones.

Kindle for Blackberry

Kindle is a stand alone ebook reader, but you can also use it on your blackberry device.

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Mobile Resources

This guide utilizes the following icons to indicated device-specific resources, including


iPhone and/or iPad,

Blackberry, or