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Library Apps: Journal Apps

Useful apps for your research and studies (note: not all apps are free)

Journal Apps

ACS Mobile

ACS Mobile provides readers with a multi-journal, up-to-the-minute live stream of new peer-reviewed research content (Articles ASAP) published across the Society's preeminent portfolio of scholarly research journals, including the flagship Journal of the American Chemical Society. The application also includes a "Latest News" feed from Chemical and Engineering News.


The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education is the leading source of news and commentary about the events, people, and issues shaping higher education in the United States and around the world. Now The Chronicle's first-rate journalism is available on the iPad. 


Financial Times

Free to download and with free access sponsored by Hublot until the 31st July 2010*, The Financial Times Apple Design Award-winning iPad Edition provides instant access to the FT's award-winning global news, video, comment and analysis, optimised for the iPad.


IOPscience express

IOPscience express allows you to view and download the latest papers to appear in IOP-owned journals. You can also search for articles published by IOP over the last two years, and email information about selected articles to yourself or a colleague to enable access to the article from a desktop computer.


iResearch was created to allow the user to read AIP article content offline and store articles locally. When you have navigated through the journals and are ready to download an article you may access them via your individual subscription, an institutional subscription (via IP authentication) or by using a pay per view account.

Stay in touch with the latest scientific news and research, anytime, anywhere. Nature is the most authoritative and reliable source of up-to-date scientific information available. Now you can read the latest science news and research from Nature on the go, with the app.




Read summaries and abstracts from Science, Science Translational Medicine, and Science Signaling. E-mail yourself links to full text. Get the latest news at ScienceNOW. Access the Science weekly podcast and other multimedia. Available for the iPhone and Android operating systems. 


SciVerse ScienceDirect

Need full-text but not at your desk? The SciVerse ScienceDirect iPhone app doesn't restrict your brainwaves to the workplace; now you can find and read your subscribed Elsevier article or book chapter while you're at a conference, travelling to and from work, or enjoying some rare downtime.

The Wall Street Journal 

 “Now” issue featuring updated coverage throughout the day, with top article picks from Journal editors
Market data including quote search and customizable Watchlist
Videos and slideshows published with free articles
The latest technology news and Digits blog posts in the Marketplace section


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