Last Updated: Oct 1, 2013
Do you have questions about installing or using apps for clincial care resources? Email email@example.com or call 717-531-8634 to speak with a librarian Monday - Friday from 9am-5pm.
For assistance connecting devices to the secure wireless network, contact the IT HelpDesk at 717-531-6281 or come to the library Monday - Friday from 8am-5pm to speak with the IT Support Technican at the Harrell HSL Front Desk.
Instructions on accessing apps and mobile-optimized clincial information and evidence-based practice resources.
- ACP PIER
Available in the STAT!Ref app. Instructions online here: STAT!Ref Mobile Access
Available for iOS; Android, and Blackberry devices
The DynaMed app requires a key to install, which can be obtained in the library or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
To install the app, click the "Mobile" tab on the top left of the DynaMed main screen. Click the link for your device under the "Installing DynaMed Mobile" list and follow the installation instructions and use your assigned DynaMed key when prompted.
Note: DynaMed Mobile uses the Skyscape platform and requires registration. You may use any email address you wish to create the Skyscape account. The key provides access for one year, and once it expires you will need to request a new one.
Available for iOS, Android, and Blackberry devices.
- First Consult
To download the FirstConsult app for iPhone or iPad, you must first create an MDConsult free personal account. MDConsult is provided by Harrell Health Sciences Library.
1) Click the "create account" link at the upper right of the MDConsult screen.
2) Create your free personal account by completing the required information and select a user name and password.
3) Download the FirstConsult app by returning to the home screen of MDConsult or by searching the iTunes app store. Log in with your newly created MDConsult account. Note that FirstConsult is app-based and does not require Internet access to use; MDConsult is a mobile-optimized website and does require Internet access to use.
Available for iOS devices only.
Mobile-optimized version includes the "Quick Reference" pocket cards from Users' Guides to the Medical Literature and the "Make the Diagnosis" sections from The Rational Clinical Examination available here http://m.jamaevidence.com.medjournal.hmc.psu.edu:2048
To access the mobile site, you must log in using a personal profile name and password created at http://www.jamaevidence.com
. If you have not created such a profile, please visit the site on a nonmobile browser, select the "My JAMAevidence" tab, and follow the directions for creation of a personal profile. Once complete, you may return to the mobile view and use that username and password to access the site.
Available for iOS, Android, BlackBerry, and Palm Treo devices.
- Lexicomp (On Campus Only)
To install the app from the Lexicomp database follow the link on the right side titled “Mobile App Access”
Select your device and follow the installation instructions provided. *You will need to be on-site to download updates*
*Note: The application may transfer a significant amount of data during installation, and it is recommended that you utilize an unlimited data plan or connect to a Wi-Fi network when installing or updating this product.*
Available for iOS, Android, Blackberry, Palm, and Pocket PC devices. Lexicomp will only allow registration of one mobile device per person.
- Micromedex Healthcare Series
Micromedex has a mobile-optimized version and also provides separate apps for its Drug Information, Drug Interaction, IV Compatibility, and NEOFAX Essentials products.
To install, open Micromedex and click on the "mobileMicromedex" logo on the top left. Choose your device and follow the installation instructions. Email the SmartAppSupport box (email@example.com) to request passwords for the NEOFAX app.
Available for iOS, Android, Blackberry, Palm, and Pocket PC devices.
- Nursing Reference Center
To install the app, go to the bottom of the Nursing Reference Center main screen and click the "NRC iPhone/iPod Touch Application" link. Enter an email address and you will receive instructions to download the app and an authentication link.
***The authentication link in the email message will only work in the native email app on iOS Devices. The Outlook web client and other email apps will block the authentication key link. The link can also be copied and pasted to the address bar in Safari, but this must be done outside of the Outlook web client***
Available for iOS devices only.
Register to have access to UpToDate from any web browser and on up to two mobile devices. You must register from within the Penn State Hershey network in order to gain access to the mobile apps, and accrue CME credits. To register, complete all fields and click “Submit Registration.” This is a onetime registration. Once registered, you will receive an email confirmation from UpToDate.
Once the mobile app has downloaded on your device, please use the UpToDate username and password you created during the registration process to log in.
30 Day Re-verification Required: In-application & email messaging will inform you of the need to verify affiliation with your organization. Complete verification by logging in to UpToDate from a Penn State Hershey network computer at least once every 30 days.
Available for iOS, Android, and Windows 8 tablets. May be downloaded on two devices per person.
DISCLAIMER: Given the variety of available handhelds on the market, there is a possibility that some of the listed software or resources in this Web site may not work on your specific handheld. The Library does not support all versions of handheld tools.