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PubMed via LHL: PubMed for Mobile Devices

NLM's PubMed for Handhelds

PubMed for Handhelds is available as both a website optimized for viewing on a mobile device and an app for iPad and iPhone. 

Use http://pubmedhh.nlm.nih.gov/ for searching MEDLINE® with the Web browser of any mobile device. It includes a PICO search.  

The PubMed4Hh app features four ways to search PubMed/MEDLINE: PICO (Patient, Intervention, Comparison, Outcome); askMEDLINE, a free-text, natural language search; Consensus Abstracts; and BabelMeSH, search options in 13 languages. Download it here.

 

uCentral MEDLINE with Grapherence

Grapherence™ is Unbound’s unique new interactive visual search tool that graphically represents the influence and interrelationships among journal articles. Tap the Grapherence™ button within a citation to see how that article is related to others. Click on the ? icon to learn to interpret the graph.

This video demonstrates how to use the mobile app uCentral Medline and the Grapherence interface. For better viewing, use the YouTube toolbar to adjust the settings to higher resolution and expand to full screen.

PubMed Apps

uCentral currently offers one of the best apps for searching MEDLINE, the predominate component of PubMed.  It is free to UAB users and has better search and limit features than many of the PubMed apps. iOS, Android, Windows, RIM.  Free to UAB users.

PubMed CLIP is a search and sharing tool for PubMed.  Allows for advanced searching, automatically saves search history, and offers EZProxy support so you can connect to Lister Hill content. You can also share via e-mail, Twitter, Facebook & Evernote. For iOS.  $2.99.

PubMed On Tap Lite allows you to search PubMed, retrieve, e-mail, & store references & PDFs in your personal library.   Be sure to set the EZProxy.  See instructions below.  For iPhone, iOS.  Free.                                                  

PubMed On Tap allows you to search PubMed, retrieve, e-mail, & store references & PDFs in your personal library.   Be sure to set the EZProxy.  See instructions below.  For iOS.  $2.99.                                                            

PubSavvy offers search features like other PubMed apps.  It also offers tools to quickly create & save collections and e-mail citations in formats for reference manager software.  For iOS.  $1.99.                                                

PubMed Mobile for Android allows you to easily search for, save, and send articles.  The current version lacks EZProxy support so you will be unable to link directly to Lister Hill's materials. For Android.  Free.

Setting up PubMed on Tap

After you've downloaded PubMed On Tap or PubMed On Tap Lite you'll need to set the library Proxy to Lister Hill Library so you can obtain full text.  Open the app and go to settings.

Set your library proxy as http://ezproxy3.lhl.uab.edu/login?url=%@

Before you exit settings make sure Check for Full Text is turned on.

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