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This libguide lists apps available from the Library as well as free apps for mobile devices.
Last Updated: Mar 25, 2015 URL: Print Guide

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Apps for KCU Patrons

Clinical Pharmacology Mobile - Clinical Pharmacology Mobile application is available. Clinical Pharmacology Mobile supports most advanced devices that use standard browsers (such as iPhone/iTouch and Blackberry), and runs on the Safari, Android, Symbian, Windows Mobile, or RIM operating systems. Contact the Library for a CP Mobile code if you are interested in this service.

NEW Instructions for Mobile App here:

Johns Hopkins ABX Guide uCentral iPad App - First you will need to register and create a username/password from the Library's website.

1. In an Internet browser on your iPad, go to the Library's website and click on the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide uCentral link from the databases tab.
2. Click the "Put UCentral in your pocket for free" link in the upper right side of page.
3. Click on Register and enter your information; create a username/password.
4. Then go to the App Catalog and download the uCentral app to your iPad. There is also a Johns Hopkins Guide App, but this is for previous versions of the database and will not work with the uCentral version.
5. Then, open the App and enter the username/password that you just created.

This App will allow you to use the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide and also to search Medline.

The Medical Letter App - now available to download from the App Store or Android Market. It enables you to get the latest issue of The Medical Letter on Drugs & Therapeutics and Treatment Guidelines from The Medical Letter when and where you need it on your mobile device. Browse past issues of both publications, find information simply by using our Drug and Disease Indexes, or simply search — all formatted specifically for your device.

1. At the Library's website, click on the Medical Letter link at the database tab
2. Click on the "Mobile Apps" link under the Products Include list on the left side of the page
3. Register by filling in your information and creating a password and by using your email
4. You will receive an email message after you are accepted
5. At the iTunes store or the Android Market, search for The Medical Letter app and download
6. You will need the password that you created when you login

Clinical Key -- Your ClinicalKey registration works with the First Consult app available for free from the App Store.  Register first from the ClinicalKey link on the Library's website, and then download the app and enter your Clinical Key username and password.

VisualDx Mobile -

1. Open the link to VisualDx on the Library's website
2. Click on the "Get our free app on your iPhone, iPad or Android Device. Learn how"
3. A pop up window will ask for your email, name, and for you to create a password
4. Once you have been emailed your username and password, you can download the free VisualDx Mobile app on your mobile device from the iTunes Store or from Google Play
5. Launch the VisualDx app from your device and sign in using the username and password that you create

UpToDate Mobile - The UpToDate website is optimized for mobile access. When you enter the link from a mobile device it is automatically detected that you are accessing UpToDate from a mobile device and the view is optimized to enhance your experience.

Quick Start Guide for UpToDate.

UpToDate App

1. At the Library's website, click on the UpToDate (Visual Dx) link

2. On or off-campus you will need to enter your network username/password (what you log in with to read your email) when prompted

3. When the resource loads, click on the "Login/Register" link or if you are using an iPad, the "Log In" button.

4. Now you will need to register for a login with UpToDate. If you already have registered for a login for UpToDate, enter your login information but if you are a new user, enter your information and create a username/password.

5. Click on the "Submit Registration" link.

6. An email will be sent to you. You can the download the UpToDate app from the App store and login with the username/password that you just created.

It is compatible with iOS, Android or Windows 8 tablet devices.

The UpToDate iPad app subscription will periodically ask you to show your affiliation with KCU or your subscription will be terminated. To do this you will need to access UpToDate from the Library's website and login using your KCU network username/password at least once every 30 days. If you do not sign in to your UpToDate account for over 30 days, you will need to register again.


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