EBSCOhost Mobile Applications - iPhone and Android


EBSCOhost Mobile  provides seamless access to the EBSCOhost (ehost) or EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) interfaces via mobile devices without the need to download an application.  Simply access your library's EBSCOhost resources from a mobile device and a mobile-friendly version of the site will display. For more information on EBSCOhost Mobile click here .

If you would prefer to use the available app for iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad and Android, below you will find links to download it from iTunes and Google Play, authentication instructions, and links to online Help pages that describe how to use the app.

iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad Application

Get the App
The iOS version of the EBSCOhost App is available as a free download from iTunes at the following link:

EBSCOhost App on iTunes

Authenticate the App
After installing the app on your device, it must be authenticated from the EBSCOhost or EBSCO Discovery Service interface.

To authenticate the EBSCOhost app:

  1. Log into EBSCOhost.
  2. Click the EBSCOhost iPhone and Android Applications link at the bottom of the page and enter an email address which you can access from your device.
    An email with an authentication key is sent to you.
  3. Access the email from your device and click the link found in the email to authenticate the application.
    You have 24 hours to access the key from your device to authenticate the app. If the key is not used within 24 hours, it expires and you will need a new key.

Help for the iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad App
Click the following link to read about how to use the app. 

http://support.ebsco.com/downloads/iphone_help/ehostapp/toc.html

Android Application

Get the App
The Android version of the EBSCOhost app is available as a free download from Google Play at the folllowing link:

EBSCOhost App on Google Play

Authenticate the App
After installing the app on your device, it must be authenticated from the EBSCOhost or EBSCO Discovery Service interface.

To authenticate the EBSCOhost app:

  1. Log into EBSCOhost.
  2. Click the EBSCOhost iPhone and Android Applications link at the bottom of the page and enter an email address which you can access from your device.
    An email with an authentication key is sent to you.
  3. Access the email from your device and click the link found in the email to authenticate the application.
    You have 24 hours to access the key from your device to authenticate the app. If the key is not used within 24 hours, it expires and you will need a new key.

Help for the Android App
Click the following link to read about how to use the app.

http://support.ebsco.com/downloads/android_help/ehostapp/toc.html

Note: The iPhone and Android applications currently do not support the eBooks and Audiobooks on EBSCOhost databases.

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ID: 5718
Topic: Interface Features, Authentication, Sales, Subscriptions, and General Info
Services: EBSCOhost Research Interface, EBSCO Discovery Service, Mobile Applications
Link: http://support.ebsco.com/knowledge_base/detail.php?id=5718
Updated: October 2014

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