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Mobile Resources   Tags: handheld, mobile, pda, phone  

Research sources tailored to mobile devices; links to Rice IT mobile configuration guides.
Last Updated: Apr 29, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
Fondren Mobile Print Page

Owlspace Goes Mobile!

Owlspace has developed a mobile interface

No downloads or apps are required - point your browser to

Finding Books when Mobile

  • Connexions EPub
    Download open access books from Connexions - instructions at
  • Finding & Downloading Fondren's Ebooks**
    Instructions on how to download the free readers, and how to find and use our ebooks (online and mobile)
  • Google Books
    Search for books (defaults to 'free books' you can view completely).
  • Project Gutenberg
    Download the free application to your device
  • WorldCat Mobile
    Search for library materials and a library near you. Download the free application to your device

Search Library Catalog

Search Fondren Library's catalog

Please remember that the online catalog is a finding aid ... if you are off campus, it will not identify you as a valid user of Rice resources. Please see our remote access instructions for assistance in using these resources when away from campus


Search for Journals

The journal portal allows you to search for Fondren's journals in all formats (online, paper, microfilm).  Not all online journals are in the classic catalog!

Please remember that the Journal Portal is a finding aid ... if you are off campus, it will not identify you as a valid user of Rice resources.  Please see our remote access instructions for assistance in using these resources when away from campus

Finding Resources (Mobile) - General Sources

This is a listing of resources available to Rice University faculty, students and staff with interfaces designed for portable devices (phones, PDAs, etc.).  Use URL to access on your phone or PDA.

Find Resources (Mobile) - Science/Engineering

  • Agricola Mobile
    Mobile access to agriculture information fulltext (proxy enabled)
  • American Chemical Society Mobile for iphone
    Access to ACS ASAP articles, indexing and abstracts for all ACS journal articles, Latest News from Chemical & Engineering News Online. Iphone/Ipod Touch ONLY
  • American Mathematical Society
    "Pair" your mobile to the Library's account to access fulltext AMS journals & MathSciNet
  • Annual Reviews Mobile
    Iphone/Ipad/Android. Fulltext articles from AR
    (See for info on how to "tie" your device to Fondren's subscriptions and read journals without a login.)
    An iPhone app also is available at
  • Computer Source Mobile
    Mobile access to latest trends in technology fulltext (proxy enabled)
  • Health Source : Nursing/Academic Mobile
    Mobile access to scholarly journals in medical and allied fields, with fulltext (proxy enabled)
  • IEEE Xplore Mobile
    IEEE Xplore Mobile provides free search of all IEEE Xplore documents directly on your mobile device. You can view up to 10 article abstracts per search. (proxy enabled)
  • Information Science & Technology Abstracts Mobile
    Mobile access to books, journals, etc in the field of information science, with fulltext (proxy enabled)
  • Internet & Personal Computing Abstracts Mobile
    Mobile access to literature dealing with applications both in the home and business, with fulltext (proxy enabled)
  • MedicLatina Mobile
    Mobile access to medical research literature in Spanish language, with fulltext (proxy enabled)
  • Medline Mobile
    Mobile access to medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more, includes fulltext (proxy enabled)
  • MedLine Plus, Mobile (from NLM)
    Search for reliable health information from the National Library of Medicine
  • New Scientist Archive Mobile
    Mobile access to the latest science and technology news from around the world, 1997 to date fulltext (proxy enabled)
  • PubMed for Handhelds
    Journals indexed by the National Library of Medicine
  • Science & Technology Collection Mobile
    Mobile access to leading journals covering scientific & technical topics, with fulltext (proxy enabled)
  • Science Mobile
    Fulltext when on Rice Owls wireless. iPhone & Android apps allow emailing article URLs only
  • SciFinder Mobile
    Mobile access to chemistry; Blackberry, Android, Windows7. Sign in with your web pword
  • Scopus Lite
    Mobile access, iPhone/iPad; requires ON CAMPUS registration - see details at

Finding Resources (Mobile) - Humanities

Finding Resources (Mobile) - Social Sciences

Finding News when Mobile

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