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Biomedical Apps and Mobile Resources: e-Books

Selected resources for "smart devices" from the Android, Apple, and Blackberry families.

e-Book Packages


Access Medicine [UCSD]

To log on to the mobile view selected resources from AccessMedicine, log in with your personal profile username and password (These must be set up FIRST using a desktop or laptop).

Selected resources include:  Harrison's Online, Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment, Clinician's Pocket Reference: The Scut Monkey, Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas, Drug Monographs, Quick Answers, Diagnosaurus, Diagnostic Tests, Guidelines, and Abbreviations. 

Mobile Devices Supported: iPhone and iPhone 3G, BlackBerry Bold, Google's Android platform.


Stat!Ref [UCSD]

Stat!Ref Mobile apps are available for Android, iPhone/iPadBlackberry (OS 5 or later), and Kindle Fire. After downloading the STAT!Ref Mobile app, in order to access the UCSD subscription, you must create a personal username and password and authenticate your account.


Search the Catalog for e-Books

To search by author or title, change the menu option from 'keyword.' For more advanced options, go to the full library catalog search.

Details about using UCSD's E-Books on Mobile Devices

Accessing Ebooks

How do I access ebooks on my smartphone or tablet?

Step 1: Make sure you have a reading app.

You can use Ebrary, BlueFire, or download books with your Adobe ID. See the library ebooks device-to-app table for more details.

Step 2: Make sure you have access to the UCSD network - through the VPN, proxy server, or UCSD-protected wireless.

Step 3: Download an ebook for offline reading or use a web browser for online reading. 


For more details on how to find and use UCSD ebooks, check out the Library's ebooks guide.