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Guide to database apps for mobile devices

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App for iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch (iOS)

App for Android

Start With Authentication/Access

Learn how many library mobile apps and websites work and how to connect your device to the wireless network ("eaglesecure"), or through the Virtual Private Network (VPN) by visiting the Authentication/Access tab of this guide.

American University Library

American University logoAU Library Mobile
The AU Library Mobile site is optimized for access on your web-enabled mobile device. From here, you can get a great start on your research, whether you're on the shuttle to Tenleytown, waiting for friends at TDR, or at your internship. It's easy to:

  • access library databases;
  • search the catalog for books, journals, and media;
  • view your library account and renew books;
  • chat with a librarian via instant messaging, and;
  • find out when the library is open.

This isn't an app: just bookmark the page in your device's browser or home screen!

American University

American University logoAmerican University Mobile Website
All the information from the main university website, but optimized for access on a mobile device. Find faculty/staff contact information, access the daily events calendar, and check dining service hours.

Connect to the VPN

Junos Pulse logoJunos Pulse for MobileAndroid logoiOS icon
Use this application to easily access the American University Virtual Private Network (VPN), and be quickly authenticated into most library mobile websites and applications.

Links to the iOS and Android applications are below. After you download the app, please follow the setup instructions provided by the Office of Information Technology, located here.

iPhone/iPad User?   ios icon   Download the app, then follow OIT's setup instructions.

Android User?

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Download the app, then follow OIT's setup instructions.