We're all people on the go these days. The Alzheimer's Association has plenty
of resources at your fingertips. Whether you have a smart phone, an
iPad or another portable device, check out the library apps below to
get what you need - when you need it.
to your mobile device for easy access to these tools and
for other library information.
Search the Online Catalog while on the go. Find books and videos we
have in the library collection. Borrow materials through our chapter
network or your local library. Visit How
to Borrow for more information and to find your chapter.
Not all mobile devices have compatible browsers
by default. Consult your cellular provider for a best recommendation.
Have questions related to medicine and gerontology?
Contact us for access to e-Books you can search. Subject areas cover
neurologic and genetic disorders, public health and aging, senior health
and caregiving, nursing and nurse educator resources, nutrition, alternative
medicine, surgery and medical tests, bioethics, and death and dying.
for access (type "e-Books" in the subject line) or dial
312.335.5199 or 800.272.3900 (ask to be transferred to the Green-Field
PubMed Central (PMC),
a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature
at the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Library of
Medicine (NIH/NLM), now offers a more reader-friendly way to look at
articles in the PMC archive. Designed especially for enhancing readability
on tablets, PubReader can also be used on desktops and laptops from
multiple web browsers. Find
out more. Access a list of supported platforms and browsers, see
a demo, and get started.
See what new materials we've added to the
library collection. Find out if items are on the shelves and available
for you to borrow. Subscribe to the list through your PC. Best seen
with Internet Explorer or a browser with a built-in RSS feed reader.
WorldCat is a global network of libraries
with an online catalog of tens of millions of records of books, DVDs,
CDs and articles. Search for a title and enter your zip code to find
Alzheimer's materials in libraries near you.
Download the WorldCat
Mobile app to find materials with your smartphone plus link to your
library's Web site. View the location, phone number, email address,
hours of operation, how to get a library card, what's happening at your
library, and more.
Tomes is an inexpensive book reader for your
iPhone, iPad, and iTouch. Read text, HTML files, older Palm OS reader
files, and ePub books. Use SelfServer to automatically convert and transfer
files from your Mac or PC computer. Vist Tomes for more information,
to view a demonstration and see the list of supported file formats.
through the AppStore at Apple.com.
For a comparison of Android book readers and links to their apps check
out this Wiki
article and download software here.
Magnify your touch screen:
Use your smart phone as a magnifying glass
to read small print and capture and magnify web pages. Download free
apps at these locations.