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Health Sciences Mobile Resources: Installation Instructions

The following resources are either optimized for viewing on mobile devices or include downloadable applications.

AccessMedicine

Before using this site, you must set up a 'My AccessMedicine' account online.

A mobile-optimized version of the AccessMedicine site can be accessed through your mobile device’s Web browser.

Laptop Directions: Go to: AccessMedicine while you are ON the ECU wireless network or on an ECU computer. You must register for access from the ECU campus. 

  • In the upper right-hand corner of the screen, select “Sign In”.
  • Choose “Create a Free MyAccess Profile”, then choose "Create a Free MyAccess Profile" again once you see the pop up box. 
  • Following the directions listed on the page, then click on "Create Profile". Please take note of your newly created AccessMedicine username and password.
  • Once your account has been created, you can login to the mobile-optimized AccessMedicine site on your mobile device at: https://www.lib.ecu.edu/databases/go/6 

Mobile Device Instructions: Search for AccessMedicine App in your app store:

  • Install the App.
  • Sign in using the MyAccess Profile username & password you created from your laptop.
  • The app will then download the latest information into the app for immediate use. 
  • For continued access to the app, you must have an active MyAccess account and sign in every 90 days on the ECU wireless network or on an ECU computer on campus to re-validate your account. 

 

ClinicalKey

Before downloading the ClinicalKey mobile app, visit ECU's access to ClincalKey to create your free ClinicalKey account.

JAMAevidence

Before using this site you must set up a 'My JAMAevidence' account!

The JAMAevidence mobile view features a portion of the site's content optimized for the unique size and speed constraints of mobile browsers. To that end, the following content is available in this view:

  • "Quick Reference" pocket cards from Users' Guides to the Medical Literature
  • "Make the Diagnosis" sections from The Rational Clinical Examination

To access this version of the site, you must log in using a personal profile name and password created at http://jproxy.lib.ecu.edu/login?url=http://www.jamaevidence.com/. If you have not created such a profile, please visit the site on a nonmobile browser, select the "My JAMAevidence" tab, and follow the directions for creation of a personal profile. Once complete, you may return to the mobile view and use that username and password to access the site.

The mobile site is available at http://m.jamaevidence.com.

Micromedex

Mobile Micromedex apps are available for Apple, Android, and Windows 8 devices. 

  • Free Micromedex® Drug Reference for Internet Subscribers
  • Micromedex® Drug Interactions
  • Micromedex® IV Compatibility

To acquire the password needed to access content in the Micromedex apps, go to the Micromedex database by one of these three options: 

Once on the Micromedex database: 

  1. find the "Mobile Application Access" tab, located in the upper right corner
  2. click on the down arrow next to "Micromedex Native Mobile Apps
  3. follow the instructions listed

UpToDate

Due to licensing restrictions, UpToDate computer access is limited to ECU and Vidant networks.


The UpToDate app is available for off-campus use on mobile devices

Before using this app, you must sign up for a free account in UpToDate.

  1. From a computer connected to ECU's Division of Health Sciences or Vidant networks, access UpToDate
  2. In the top right corner you should see the message "Welcome, Vidant Health" followed by a link to Log In/Register.
  3. Create your free UpToDate account
  4. Download the UpToDate app onto your mobile device
  5. Log in to the UpToDate app on your mobile device using your UpToDate account info
  6. Bring your mobile device to either DHS campus or Vidant, and access UpToDate at least once every 30 days
  7. Contact us at laupuslibrary@ecu.edu or 252-744-2230 if you run into any problems or have any questions!