Available for iOS, Android, and Kindle devices. BrowZine works by organizing the articles found in Open Access and subscription databases, uniting them into complete journals, then arranging these journals on a common newsstand. The result is an easy and familiar way to browse, read and monitor scholarly journals across the disciplines.
1. Download the app.
2. When prompted, select "University of Iowa" from the list.
3. Log in with your HawkID and password and you're ready to use the app.
4. When you try to add a journal to My Bookshelf for the first time, you’ll be prompted to create a BrowZine account to log in. Having a BrowZine account will allow seamless synchronization of My Bookshelf across all devices and the web version.
Available for: iOS, Android
ClinicalKey provides access to more than 1100 medical texts published by Elsevier, articles from more than 500 journals, practice guidelines, drug information, and patient education handouts. Users must log in to (free) personal accounts to download PDFs.
1. Open the App Store on your mobile device.
2. Search for “ClinicalKey” and install at no charge.
3. Once in the app, two options will appear – Click on ClinicalKey.
4. Enter your username and password used for accessing PDFs.
If you do not have a username and password yet, follow steps 5-7.
5. Go to http://purl.lib.uiowa.edu/clinicalkey
6. Click on the Register link at the top right of the screen.
7. Create a personal account using your Iowa email.
1. Download the free DynaMed Plus App from the iTunes Store or Google Play.
2. Access DynaMed Plus via Hardin Library.
3. At the top of the page, click on the "Sign up for Remote Access" link and enter your email address. An authentication key will be emailed to you.
4. Open the DynaMed email from your device.
Within 48 hours, tap on the link in the email to authenticate the app.
Note: If the app is not authenticated after 48 hours, users will need to request a new authentication key.
Available for: iOS systems.
First Consult is a point of care resource. It is part of ClinicalKey which is a medical search engine and database tool owned by medical and scientific publishing company Elsevier that offers access to the medical library published by that company.
To access this application please follow these steps:
1. Visit http://purl.lib.uiowa.edu/ClinicalKey
2. Click on "Register" link.
3. Enter required data. Your email address will be your username.
4. Confirm your password by re-entering it.
5. Open the app store icon on you device.
6. Search for "First Consult."
7. Click "FREE" then "INSTALL APP."
8. Three options will appear - choose option 1 ("I use First Consult and know my username")
9. Enter your ClinicalKey username and password.
1. Please access Micromedex via the Hardin Library Website: http://purl.lib.uiowa.edu/micromedex.
2. Click on "Download Mobile Apps" on the bottom right of the screen under the "Resources" section.
3. Follow the instructions/code for the app you want.
Note: After entering the password, the app will work for the duration of the quarter. At the end of the quarter, you will need to return to this site and obtain a new password. It should be noted that Micromedex loads files to your device and will work without an internet connection. However, you will need to make sure that Micromedex updates are loaded before using to ensure you have the latest information.
To download the apps:
1. Go to Micromedex using the link above.
2. Click on "NeoFax/Pediatrics" from the top menu bar.
3. Click the "Mobile" link near the top right of the screen.
4. Follow the directions listed for each app.
You will need to navigate back to the mobile screen for a new code when yours expires.
Available for: iOS
OrthoEvidenceTM is the global online source for high quality and timely orthopaedic–only evidence-based summaries, pre-appraised by orthopaedic medical experts. OrthoEvidence is the first of its kind, orthopaedic-focused evidence-based summary provider; built for the orthopaedic community by orthopaedic experts.
To download the app:
1. Access the resource via the above link.
2. Click on the "Sign Up" link at the top right hand corner of the page.
3. Select "Sign up now" and create an account. NOTE: You must access the resource via Hardin Library so that the code will enter automatically.
4. Find and download the app from the Apple Store.
5. Log in with the account you created earlier.
To install the app:
1. Access the UpToDate website using a web browser (laptop/desktop preferable) via http://purl.lib.uiowa.edu/uptodate.
2. At the top right hand side of the page select the “Log In/Register” button.
3. Register for an UpToDate account preferably using your university email address. Write down your new username and password as this will be used later.
4. Submit your registration.
5. Read and accept the terms and conditions.
6. Install the mobile application on your device.
7. Open the application.
8. Input the username and password you chose during the registration process.
Users will need to re-validate their access every 30 days. This can be done by accessing UptoDate on a University network, via Epic, or on a campus computer, or via the Hardin Library website. This is easier to do on a desktop computer, but can be done on a mobile browser with some minor differences.
1. After logging into UpToDate, click "Login" on the top right.
2. Login with the username and password you created (could be different than your Hawk ID)
3. Click on "My Account" near the top right of the screen.
4. Click on "Manage My Devices" on the left side of the screen.
5. You should see a message at this point that says you are revalidated.