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ACS Mobile provides readers with a searchable, multi-journal, up-to-the-minute live stream of new peer-reviewed research content (Articles ASAP) published across the Society's preeminent portfolio of scholarly research journals, including the flagship Journal of the American Chemical Society. The application also includes a "Latest News" feed from Chemical and Engineering News -- the Society's industry-leading magazine and preferred source of online news for its more than 161,000 member professionals. ACS Mobile makes a scientist's daily commute, business travel, or time away from the desk or laboratory a more rewarding and productive experience. Available on the App Store and Google Play.
EBSCOhost databases and discovery technologies are the most-used, premium online information resources for tens of thousands of institutions worldwide. This free app ensures that iPhone and iPod Touch users get the most from searching premium EBSCOhost database content, provided courtesy of your library. The convenience and rich functionality of the app enables users to:
- Choose which databases to search
- Limit results to full text or peer reviewed
- Sort by relevance or date
- Retrieve full text results in HTML and/or PDF formats
- Save results for offline access at a later date
- Email results to self or others
- Automatically save 25 most recent searches
To use the EBSCOhost app, access EBSCOhost as you typically would via your library website or corporate intranet. Click the link at the bottom of any EBSCOhost page to email yourself the key to the app. Available on the App Store and Google Play.
The LRC's app lets you access a variety of different resources and services straight from your Android device. The features of the app include:
- Ask Us
- My Account
- Website Link
The research section of the app has a list of mobile-optimized databases and links to resources by subject area. In addition to the main features, you can fill out a form, access TigerTrax, and connect with the LRC via Social Media through the application. Available on the App Store and Google Play.
Borrow eBooks and streaming video from your library using OverDrive on your mobile device.
- Available 24/7, now the library comes to you.
- No more late fees. Titles are automatically returned.
- Place holds, create wish lists, and return titles easily.
- Sync libraries, bookmarks, and recent positions across mobile devices.
- A valid account with a participating library, school, or other institution is required.
- Each library builds its own collection of titles. Contact them directly to let them know that you’re using OverDrive and to share any suggestions for books you would like to see them carry.
Research Genius is a tool designed for students to give them an understanding of what it means to do academic research at the college level. It consists of three modules (Intro to Academic Research, Research as Inquiry, and Ethical) research to aid students in understanding how information is constructed, what sources they will come across, the research process, and how to properly cite sources.
GConnect is a student support software that centralizes communication between faculty, staff, and students. Students can use GConnect to schedule meetings with their professors, set up tutoring appointments, access services such as the Writing Center and the Graves Center for Calling and Career, and track their progress in classes through the use of flags and kudos. Faculty can use GConnect to record class attendance, complete academic progress checks, notify students and their success networks of potential academic issues, and take notes on their student meetings. Through a series of e-mails and notifications, advisors, coaches, and program directors are kept aware of issues facing students with whom they have a relationship. By keeping all parties on the same page, GConnect maximizes a student’s ability to succeed at Georgetown College.
For a listing of additional mobile apps check out Apps for Academics