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Mobile Resources in Science and Engineering

General Mobile Resources

Application Description of Application and Cost
UCLA Mobile App
FREE
Mobile search of the ucla news, events, people, places, BruinBus schedules, and more.

UCLA Library
iTunes, Android, Mobile Website
FREE
Mobile search of our online catalog, library hours, contacts, and laptop availability. 

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UCLA WorldCat
Mobile Website
FREE
Mobile browsing of WorldCat with access to other UC and non-UC libraries.

Hathi Trust Logo

Hathi Trust
Mobile Website
Free
Search through the Hathi Trust's digital library and acces public domain works.

Research Resources

Application Description of Application and Cost

arXiv
iTunesAndroid
FREE
Access e-prints of articles on physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, and quantitative biology.

Ebscohost
iTunes, Android
SUBSCRIPTION
Access databases within EBSCOhost such as Academic Search Complete.

Emerald Logo

Emerald Library
iTunes, Mobile Website
SUBSCRIPTION
Search and access articles from Emerald.

IEEE
Mobile website
SUBSCRIPTION
Search and access IEEE Explore.

Nature
iTunesMobile Website
FREE
Access Nature journal for the latest scientific news and research.

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Science 
Mobile Website
FREE
Access Science magazine from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

SciFinder Mobile
Mobile Website
SUBSCRIPTION
Access articles and patents on chemistry, biochemistry, and related fields.

ScienceDirect app

SciVerse ScienceDirect
iTunesAndroid
SUBSCRIPTION
Access resources from ScienceDirect including articles and book chapters.

SpringerLink
iTunes
SUBSCRIPTION
Access resources from SpringLink including articles and book chapters.   

Taylor & Francis
Mobile Website
SUBSCRIPTION
Access journal articles from Taylor & Francis.
Directions for setting up mobile pairing available here. For additional help, visit Taylor & Francis.

Web of Knowledge
Mobile Website
SUBSCRIPTION
Access databses within the Web of Knowledge such as Web of Science and Inspec

Directions for setting up available here.

WolframAlpha
iTunes, Android, Mobile Website (free) 
$3.99
An answer enginer computing from structured data.

Research Tools

Application Description of Application and Cost
Adobe Reader
iTunes, Android
FREE
Open, share, and annotate PDF files.   
AnkiDroid Flashcards
Android
FREE
Create text, sound, image, and LaTeX flashcards.
CamScanner
Android
FREE
Scan documents, send faxes, or create PDF documents.
Cover Art Dropbox
iTunes, Android, Blackberry
FREE
Access and share files through a cloud server.
Evernote
iTunes, Android, Blackberry
FREE
Make notes, share files, and syncronize notes across your devices.
Flashcards
iTunes
FREE
Create and share flashcards.

Flashcards Helper
Android
FREE
Create and share flashcards.

iAnnotate
iTunes, Android
Variable
Read and annotate PDFs with text notes, highlighting, stamps, bookmarks, and a variety of other markings. Other features include the ability to convert web pages, Word, and PowerPoint files to PDF, a customizable toolbars, VGA output, and copy-and-paste

JotNot Scanner 
iTunes
FREE
Scan documents using your mobile device.

Mendeley
iTunes
FREE
Read and annotate PDF files and access through a cloud server.   

Scan
iTunes, Android, Windows
FREE
Scan QR codes and barcodes.

Trello
iTunes, Android, Windows 8
FREE
A checklist app that allows for collaboration.

Calculators

Application Description of Application and Cost

Scientific Calculator
powerOne: iTunes
RealCalc: Android
Scientific Calculator: Nokia
Scientific Calculator: Windows 
Scientific Calculator Plus: Blackberry
FREE

Graphing Calculator
Andie: Android
Arity: Blackberry
Free Graphing Calculator: 
iTunes

FREE

Grapher Calculator Grapher Calculator
Windows
$4.49

Mathlab Graphing Calculator
Android 
FREE