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Resources for Mobile Devices

Many resources provided by the EBL include a component for mobile devices, including point-of-care resources, reference texts, and other resources.

A current list of these resources can be located using the advanced search feature of the digital library, which includes an option to search for resources with features for mobile devices.

You may also view a list of these resources, resulting from an advanced search for mobile device resources. Clicking the blue Information Icon icon next to any resource on this list will provide further information about the resource and what features are available for your device.

Some popular resources with mobile features include:

  • AccessMedicine
    The app contains content from the Quick Medical Dx & Rx, Fitzpatrick’s Color Atlas of Clinical Dermatology, Differential Dx Tool, and Diagnostic Tests. Users are required to sign up for a My Access account. Available for iOS and Android devices.
    Access CINAHL via EBSCOhost mobile.
  • DSM-V-TR Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)
    Website is optimized for mobile viewing. Mobile devices will contain simplified search and navigation features, journal issues, articles, and book chapters.
  • Epocrates Online Premium
    The app contains Epocrates Rx content, Interaction Check, Pill ID, calculators, notifications, and other tools. Available for Android and iOS.
  • Geriatrics Care Online
    Access to review books, guidelines, patient handouts, and the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
  • JAMAevidence
    Users must create a profile in the MyJAMAevidence tab. The mobile site,, contains limited content from the Rational Clinical Examination and the Users’ Guide to the Medical Literature.
  • Lexicomp Online
    Access drug monographs and drug interaction tool from Lexi-Comp. Click on the Mobile App Access button for details on supported devices and obtaining an access code.
  • Micromedex Healthcare Series
    Full website available for mobile viewing. Current VUMC students, staff , and faculty can download apps on drug information, drug interactions, and IV compatibility. Click on the Download Mobile Apps link for instructions and requirements. Requires periodic annual password authentication. App is available for iOS, Android, and Windows.
  • mobilePDR
    Mobile version of the trusted Physicians’ Desk Reference. It is available for iOS and Android.
  • STAT!-Ref
    Access the latest AAFP Conditions, AFHS Drug Information, and MedCalc 3000. Available for iOS, Android, and Blackberry. Users must create a STAT!Ref account on the desktop site and follow the installation instructions on the STAT!Ref Mobile Access page.
  • Thieme Medical Publishers
    Download e-books to your iPad or Android tablet with iPublish Central Reader app; see this page for full instructions.
  • UpToDate Clinical Reference
    Website automatically adapts to any size mobile device for optimum viewing. For the mobile app, users must create an UpToDate account on the desktop site, download the app, and sign in with the same username and password [UpToDate app setup page]. Available for iOS, Android, and Windows 8 tablets and smartphones.