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October 2013

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Two Free New Apps from the Research Medical Library

Looking for a mobile app to collect, read, and share important research on your iPad or Android tablet?  Use BrowZine to create a mobile bookshelf of your favorite journals to read and research on the go.  Download the mobile app from the Apple App Store for your iPad, or visit Google Play and the Amazon Appstore for your Android tablet.  Once installed, you can use your MD Anderson MyID to access subscribed and open access publications, create your own bookshelf of favorite journals, and save to a variety of services. 

UpToDate Anywhere
UpToDate Anywhere
The Research Medical Library has added “UpToDate Anywhere” to give you the mobile/remote access you need.  To start using “UpToDate Anwhere,” access UpToDate through the Research Medical Library’s web site on a MD Anderson desktop computer, and register for an account.  Then download the free UpToDate app from the appropriate app store for your device.  Once installed, use your newly created username and password to access all content from UpToDate. Available on iOS , Android, or Windows 8 tablets.  

For more information, contact the Research Medical Library at 713-792-2282,, or on Twitter @MDAndersonLib.

Five Ways to Let the Library Save You Time

  1. Need an article?  Look for the MD Anderson full-text button in our databases, or we’ll scan or borrow it from another library at no charge to you.
  2. Take one of our EndNote classes to learn how to manage research and citations.
  3. Ask us to perform a literature search for you.
  4. Access our books and journals from anywhere, anytime, by logging in remotely.
  5. Check out new apps to library resources, such as e-Anatomy and NCCN apps, from your iPads and smartphones.

Webinar & Brown Bag - iPad Apps to Improve Your Workflow

The iPad is a portable, flexible tool that offers countless apps to help you organize your life, but how do you choose which apps are the best for you? We will demonstrate some of the best personal productivity apps, including two new free apps offered by the library, for aggregating your journals articles and getting medical information and images quickly.

For your convenience, we have scheduled a webinar and a brown bag session so you can attend whichever is most convenient for you. Register below.

To attend the Webinar: REGISTER HERE
October 9, 2013 11:00am – 11:30am

To attend the Brown Bag: REGISTER HERE
October 31, 2013 Noon- 1:00pm
Light refreshments will be served for registered attendees.

Questions? Contact Laurissa Gann:; 713-794-1111

Schedule of Classes & Webinars

Classes are held in the library classroom (FCT21.6008) unless otherwise noted.  Find the latest class schedule, class descriptions, and links here.

Webinars are live online classes that can be viewed from your desktop. Check out our upcoming webinars and archived webinars.

If you have questions about classes, please contact the Library at or 713-792-2282.

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