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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

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Access Medicine [UCSD]

Set up the mobile app or use the mobile friendly website.  But first, register for your Access Medicine account using a desktop or laptop that is either on campus or using the VPN.

Selected resources include:  Quick Medical Dx & Tx, Clinician's Pocket Reference: The Scut Monkey, Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas, Diagnosaurus, Diagnostic Tests. 

Mobile Devices Supported: iPhone and Google's Android platform.

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Access Pharmacy [UCSD]

Stat!Ref Access Pharmacy does not have an app but they have a mobile friendly website.  But first, register for your Access Pharmacy account using a desktop or laptop that is either on campus or using the VPN.



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.