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Mobile Websites and Apps: Mobile Apps

List of mobile websites, apps, and devices Cornell patrons may use.


AACR (American Association for Cancer Research)

Description/instructions: Access AACR journals anywhere through apps designed specifically for these devices. You can browse AACR journals, e-mail article links to yourself for later reference, and save articles to your Favorites list. The apps will include a caching feature that will enable you to read the full text of articles in your Favorites even when your device is offline

Devices: iPadiPhone/iPod



Description/instructions: Allows users to download articles to their iphone/ipod so that the articles can be read while offline.  See also: AIP iPeerReview - "Authors and reviewers can check the status of their article with our new iPeerReview iOS app."

Devices: iPhone/iPod


American Chemical Society


  • Up-to-the minute access to new ACS ASAP Articles, personalized across the entire portfolio of 39 peer-reviewed ACS Journals.
  • An indexed list of more than 35,000 research articles published annually, complete with graphical and text abstracts.
  • A feed of the "Latest News" from Chemical & Engineering News Online.
  • Interface to full-text article access (via wireless or Virtual Private Networks (VPN)) for users at institutions that subscribe to ACS Journals. ID/password-based access is also an option for individuals who subscribe to ACS journals as part of their ACS member benefits package.

Devices: iPhone/iPodAndroid


Music Online by Alexander Street Press

Description/instructions: "Wherever you see the “send to mobile” icon, you are able to obtain a "shortlink" to enable playback on your mobile device."

Devices: iPhone/iPodAndroid



Description/instructions: Users associated with an institutional subscription can easily pair their device with their university's access privileges. Download the pair your device guide (.pdf) for detailed instructions.

Devices: iPadiPhone/iPodAndroidBlackberry


Books24x7 On the Go

Description/instructions: Users can search and browse through titles on the site, or bring companion content, PDFs, video or audio files with them as they travel.

Devices: iPhone/iPodAndroidBlackberry



Description/instructions: With ebrary’s iOS and Android apps, researchers can access content on the ebrary platform, including their institution’s e-books from leading publishers and documents uploaded by librarians with DASH! (Data Sharing, Fast).

Devices: iPad, iPhone/iPod, Android


Elsevier SciVerse ScienceDirect

Description/instructions: Text

Devices: iPad, iPhone/iPod, Android, Blackberry


Gale Cengage Databases

Description/instructions: After a one-time log-in using their college-issued e-mail address, students have free, unlimited, 24/7 access to your library's reputable, authoritative Gale online resources.

Devices: iPhone/iPod. Android



Description/instructions: Apparently the app costs money and offers no full text. Not recommended.


National Journal

Description/instructions: Text

Devices: iPhone/iPod, Android


Naxos Music Library and Naxos Music Library Jazz

Description/instructions: You need to create an account before you can make use of the app. To do so go to the registration page on your computer.

Devices: iPhone/iPod, Android


New England Journal of Medicine

Description/instructions: The NEJM iPad Edition contains weekly issues that combine all content from the New England Journal of Medicine print edition with key multimedia features found on NEJM offers several different iPhone and iPod Touch applications for medical professionals.

Devices: iPad, iPhone/iPod



Description/instructions: App available for iphone and android.

Devices: iPhone/iPod, Android


Science Magazine

Description/instructions: Text

Devices: iPhone/iPodAndroidBlackberry



Description/instructions: Text

Devices: iPhone/iPod