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Go Mobile

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.

Bookmark the to your mobile device for easy access to these tools and for other library information.

Greenfield Library Online Catalog:

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.

e-Books:

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.

Email 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 Library).

PubReader at PubMed Central (PMC):

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.

 

RSS:

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 and Worldcat Mobile:

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: (formerly BookShelf)

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. Download Tomes 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.

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