Mobile Apps

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O'Reilly Mobile App

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The O'Reilly app is offered for both iOS and Android and offers technology and business professionals unlimited access to a huge library of the most relevant books, videos, training courses, audiobooks, certification study guides and conferences. It allows you to Download as many books and videos as you can squeeze onto your mobile device, to read offline or online. You can start reading on one device and pick up where you left on another, with effortless syncing of highlights and position, and adjust text display for comfort, with font-size controls and ‘night mode’. It also enables you to Search the catalog for new books and videos to add to your queue, and keep up to date with our stream of the most recently-added content.


To access the app:

  • Download the iOS orvAndroid app 
  • Navigate to our Safari Database link
  • Enter your OSU email and it will set you up with an account that you can then log into the app with


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What is this searching?  HathiTrust allows you to search and read more than 2.5 million open access books online.  HathiTrust is a digitization project created by a consortium of research libraries.



Search OSU Library Catalog


What is this searching? The OSU Library Catalog searches for print, electronic and other formats in the OSU Libraries collections. More Search Options >>


The Ohio State University Libraries library catalog is optimized for mobile devices and any screen size.   Using the catalog, you can find out what books, journals, and Internet resources we own from anywhere. Connect to subscribed ebooks and digital videos with your Name.# and password. You can also check your library account, view and renew your current checkouts, and more.

Search WorldCat@OSU

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What is this searching? WorldCat@OSU searches across 7 key databases for books, articles, and more. More Search Options >>


WorldCat Mobile lets you search the world's catalog of more than almost 150 million items in libraries worldwide from your phone.

Use WorldCat to locate books, entire journals, dissertations and theses, videos, audio recordings, manuscript materials, and other publication types. Items identified in WorldCat may often be borrowed from owning libraries using the Interlibrary Loan service.

WorldCat mobile is not an app; use your device's browser and bookmark the catalog page at