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  • 1. Reading Articles and ebooks on Your Mobile Device Ashford University Library Contact: Phone: 866.685.8089 M-F : 7:30am – 5:00pm PST Chat: M-F 9-10am & 3-4pm PST Email: library@ashford.edu
  • 2. Reading Articles & Ebooks on Your Mobile DeviceThere are several ways to read articles and ebooks on your mobile device. 1. Use the Ashford App to get into the library 2. Download an app (IOS, Android) from ebrary or EBSCOhost 3. Email an article to yourself and access it on your device
  • 3. 1. Accessing articles and ebooks on your devicethrough the Ashford App
  • 4. You can access the Ashford Library by downloading the Ashford University App and clicking the Ashford Library button
  • 5. 2. Using other mobileapps to read articles and ebooks on your device
  • 6. ebrary mobile app ebrary now has two dedicated mobile apps – one for the iPad®, iPhone®, and iPod touch® and one for Android™. There are three steps to set up ebrary on your mobile device Go to ebrary in Create an Adobe Download the the Ashford ID at App and useLibrary. Click on http://adobe.com your ebrary loginSign In to create and your Adobe an account ID to configure your app
  • 7. ebrary mobile appOnce you have the app downloadedand configured, you can open it up and search for a book. You can read the ebook right on your device
  • 8. EBSCOhost Mobile AppAvailable for: Android 2.3.3 and 4 Apple iOS 4 and iOS 5
  • 9. Downloading the EBSCOhost APP Go to the Ashford Library and open EBSCOhostScroll Down to the bottom of the page and click on the link EBSCOhost iPhone and Android Application Enter your email address for instructions and a key:
  • 10. EBSCOhost App Search for a topic List of ArticlesClick on the arrow for moreinformationClick the PDF link to read thearticle
  • 11. 3. Reading articles by emailing them to yourself
  • 12. Reading articles on your mobile device by emailing them to yourself What you will need: 1. The ability to access your email on your device 2. The ability to read PDF documents on your device
  • 13. Here are the steps to email yourself an article. Thedetails of the process will depend on the tools within the database.When you find an article you want to read, click on PDF Full Text
  • 14. Check to see if thedatabase has an emailtool, usually designated byan envelope icon. If so,click on it to send the PDFto your email
  • 15. If the database does not have aemail tool, save the PDF to your computer. Then, send an email to yourself and attach the PDF
  • 16. Image Creditshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/gleonhard/8185449216/sizes/z/in/photostream/http://www.flickr.com/photos/gleonhard/8185449954/sizes/z/in/photostream/http://vector.us/browse/142940/download_web_mail_clip_arthttp://www.ashford.edu http://www.ebsco.com http://www.ebrary.com/corp/mobile.jsp