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**Jesuit High School Library: Mobile apps

Research assistance, subject guides, academic support, and useful resources.

Ebook apps

Amazon Kindle

Use this app to read ebooks that have been downloaded from the library's digital media site. Supports various formats depending on the platform being used.
Availability: Macintosh and Windows computers, many mobile devices

 

 

Access our subscription databases - free apps

EBSCOhost

EBSCO offers an app that is authenticated to work with our database subscription. To download and activate this app, click the EBSCO link on the library's databases page, open one of the databases, and click the link at the bottom of the page that says "iPhone and Android applications." You will receive an email with instructions for installing the app.
Availability: iPhone and Android phone

Gale AccessMyLibrary

Use your mobile device to access our Gale Global Issues in Context database or the Virtual Reference Library. First: get the database password from the library or from the databases page on the library website. Next: download and install the app, launch it, and find Menlo School in the drop down menu. Enter the password at the prompt and your app will be ready to use.
Availability: Android, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad

Other free apps

YALSA Teen Book Finder

Use this app to find a book to read. Search by title, author, keyword, or browse through awards lists.
Availability: iPhone, iPad

Wikipedia

You know you're going to use it - might as well have a mobile version! Just be sure to use authoritative sources when you do serious research.
Availability: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad

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