Resources for Mobile Devices

Many resources provided by the EBL/Knowledge Management 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 - website automatically adapts to any size mobile device for optimum viewing.
  • CINAHL - 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 - premium version contains Epocrates Rx content, tools, patient education materials, and disease information.
  • Epocrates Rx app - contains drug information, interactions, pill ID, and calculators. Freely available for iOS and Android.
  • FirstCONSULT app (iOS only) - evidence-based monographs in bulleted format designed for ease of use at the point of care. All content downloads to the device for access without a data connection. Free access to the app requires the user to create a ClinicalKey account.
  • 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.
  • JoVE Publications - The Journal of Visualized Experiments is a peer-reviewed scientific video journal. It has an optimized interface for mobile devices and apps available for iOS and Android. Vanderbilt users must create a free account for mobile or app access.
  • 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. Password available on the Micromedex site in the Digital Library. Requires periodic annual password authentication. App is app 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,
  • 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. Available for iOS, Android, and Windows 8 tablets and smartphones.