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Android Apps for Study and Research: Research

Research Apps


With this app, you can conveniently access library-subscribed EBSCOhost database content from your mobile device.

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EBSCOhost eBooks

This app allows you to "check-out" EBSCOhost eBooks for offline reading.

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ACS (American Chemical Society) Mobile App 

To access subscribed content, this app needs to be used in conjunction with MU's VPN, which can be accessed with Cisco's app, AnyConnect (more info).

​WorldBank DataFinder (Free)

Access data on global development indicators from The World Bank Group.

Research Highlights (Free)

Keep up to date with newly published research using this app (created by the publisher, Elsevier). 

​DuckDuckGo (Free)

DuckDuckGo is a search engine that doesn't track you or filter your search results.

Open Access Button (Free)

When you find a research paper that is behind a paywall, push the open access button to look for a freely available version (more info). 

PubMed Mobile (Free)

Conveniently search the PubMed database from your Android device.

Hot Articles (Free)

The bX Hot Articles app lists the 10 “hottest” scholarly articles by field of study.