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Mobile Apps and Resources: Welcome

A guide to resources for study and research which can be accessed on mobile devices - apps and mobile websites

What is a mobile "app"?

An app is a software application designed to run on most smartphones or tablets. There are apps for Apple, Android and Windows devices and they can be downloaded from an "app store". Many apps are free and others can be purchased.

DMU Library Subject Guides on your mobile device

Access DMU LibGuides on your mobile device. Find the best resources and support for your subject on the go! Guides recommend electronic and print books, databases, journals and other resources which are relevant to your area of study and research. These guides introduce you to DMU Library and Learning Services and provide tailored subject support.

What's in this Guide?

Welcome to the DMU Library guide for mobile apps and resources. In this guide you will find mobile apps and online resource sites which will help your study and research. We hope you find it useful.

Mobile

Use the tabs above to explore:

  • The range of mobile apps and websites available to members of DMU
  • How to use mobile apps and websites effectively
  • Where to go to for help if you get stuck

If you find that this guide doesn't help to answer your enquiry then contact Just Ask!

Blackboard Mobile Learn app

Staff and students at DMU can now download the Blackboard Mobile Learn app for free to access Blackboard on an iOS, Android, or Blackberry device.

Suggestions

Do you know of an app or mobile resource you think would be great on this page? Please let your Subject Librarian know.

What is a mobile website?

A mobile site is a website designed to be accessed on a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet. They allow access to much of the same content of the original website, and most sites automatically detect which device is being used. 

Connecting your device to eduroam (Wi-Fi) service

DMU Library users can connect their mobile devices to the eduroam (Wi-Fi) service.