Accessing EBSCO on the go

EBSCO offers two ways to search their databases and download articles from your smartphone or tablet. The simplest way is to use the mobile-friendly website: Click “test mobile smartphone,” and you’re on your way. It’s a simple search, and as long as you’re logged in as a Penn user, you can download articles. But […]

Royal Society of Chemistry roadshow visits Penn

In May, the Royal Society of Chemistry visited the Chemistry Library on their nation-wide roadshow. David Toccafondi and I dropped by and were treated to app demos by RSC’s Merlin Fox. This week I sat down with Judith Currano, Head of the Chemistry Library, and we took an even closer look at the apps on […]

PubMed Plus for Handhelds

If you’re a clinician, medical researcher, or a student in the health sciences, you’ve most likely searched the PubMed database.  Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, it’s the premier database for biomedical literature.  It might be the only database you use to find current medical information. I’m often asked what PubMed app is […]