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Apps & Extensions: Health Sciences

Use library resources on your phone or tablet.

Clinical Database Apps

DynaMed logoDynaMed is a clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use at the point of care. The DynaMed app is free with every subscription and is compatible with iOS and Android devices.

After installing the app, you can log in with your SU network credentials while your device is connected to SU's Wi-Fi. This type of login must be renewed every 3 months.

Alternatively, you can log in with a Personal User Account. Don’t have a Personal Account? Create one by accessing DynaMed Plus through the SU LIbraries link and then selecting the Sign In link in the top right-hand corner of the screen.

UpToDate logoUpToDate is a practical clinical reference tool that provides quick access to synthesized medical information. 

You can connect to UpToDate on your mobile device without downloading anything at all. The responsive website design adapts to the size of your screen. If you prefer, you can download the UpToDate app for iOS or Android, but you will need to create a personal account before using it.

Personal Account (optional)

When you first connect to UpToDate in a browser, you may be prompted to create a personal account. Current practitioners may find a personal account useful, and personal accounts are necessary for logging into the UpToDate app. Otherwise, most users should skip this step and continue to the search screen. Personal accounts must be renewed every 90 days.

Drug Information

IBM Micromedex Drug Ref logoMicromedex Solutions includes a wide range of clinical databases, including unbiased, referenced information about drugs, toxicology, diseases, acute care, and alternative medicine.

To use Micromedex on your mobile device, download the app for iOS or Android. To find the most up to date passwords for the Micromedex Apps, go through the library's Pharmacy Drug Information page and click on the Micromedex link. On the Micromedex page, click on the Mobile Application Access link in the upper right corner. Then choose the Micromedex Native Mobile Apps on the next page. The list of each app and it's login information will be there.


PubMed comprises more than 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.

PubMed logoMobile Site

The PubMed site now offers a new responsive experience on any size screen. Intensive users will want to use the site in conjunction with their My NCBI login. For casual users, the library recommends installing the LibKey Nomad browser extension to show links to full text content from SU's subscriptions. 

App for iOS

PubMed on Tap Lite logoPubMed On Tap Lite for iOS devices also allows you to search PubMed and retrieve, e-mail, or store references and articles in your personal library.

After you download the app, open it and go to settings. Make sure Check for Full Text is turned on. Then select Library Proxy and enter

Access by McGraw Hill

Access app logoGet mobile access to content from AccessMedicine, AccessPharmacy, AccessPhysiotherapy, and the F.A. Davis PT Collection.

1. Use a web browser to go to one of the databases linked above. If you're off-campus, you'll need to sign in with your SU email and password.

2. In the upper right corner, click "Sign In," then "Sign in or Create a Free Access Profile."

3. In the pop-up window, click "Create a Free Access Profile" and supply the required information.

4. Install the Access by McGraw Hill app for your iOS or Android device, then log in to your Access profile.

Your Access profile will need to be renewed every 90 days by signing in through one of the databases.