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Going Mobile: Apps and mobile websites for use in Academics

Information about apps and mobile websites to aid in classroom use and research.

Read eBooks and the Internet on any mobile device


This app gives users the ability to read Kindle books, newspapers, and magazines.  With over one million books and over one hundred newspapers and magazines, users have full access to the Kindle Store.  Amazon Whispersync automatically syncs your last page read, bookmarks, notes, and highlights across devices, so you can pick up where you left off. Universal app. Free
The Nook app allows users with a Barnes and Noble account to have access to more than two million NOOK books, including New York Times best sellers, new releases, thousands of free books, and sample books free.  Users can also share eBooks with friends and family using NOOK's LendMe.  Free
Tap into the world's largest social network for readers. Read thousands of book reviews by your friends and other Goodreads members, keep a virtual bookshelf of what you've read, and build your to-read list.  Universal app. Free


Save web pages for later offline reading, optimized for readability on your mobile device. Organize articles into folders, share via email or social media, and store up to 500 articles on your mobile device. Universal app.  Free version for less than 10 articles.

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