Mobile Apps

About Mobile Apps

Library Mobile Apps

On the go but need to know? Use your smart phone, iPad, or other mobile device  to find journal articles, save citations to your bibliography, and more. These library resources are only a thumb-click away (just please don't do research and drive).


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Featured Apps!

Kanopy Mobileapp for iPhoneapp for AndroidThe Kanopy App lets you stream acclaimed movies and documentaries on-demand from award-winning filmmakers. Browse our collection of top film-festival favorites, the best classic films, world cinema, and popular movies. It's available as an  iOS app from the iTunes store or as an Android app from Google Play.

To use the Kanopy app when you are away from the campus network, you'll need to create a personal Kanopy account. 

  1. Visit the full Kanopy site when connected to the campus network. 
  2. Click the Sign Up link and create a personal account.
  3. Complete the account setup process by clicking the link in the validation email sent to you. 
  4. Download the Kanopy iOS app from the iTunes store or the Android app from Google Play.
  5. Login in with the personal  account you created at the full Kanopy site. 

You can also link your Kanopy account to your Roku device or Apple TV. 

Read more on the Kanopy support site

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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