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Health Sciences Resources For Mobile Devices

Health Sciences Apps

      Available for Blackberry, Android, and iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (iOS 7.0 and higher).

      How to Install Dynamed

      DynaMed Mobile App - User Guide

  • AHS-affliated individuals, such as University of Alberta Medical Residents, are suggested to download Lexicomp through the Alberta Health & Service Knowledge Resource Service as their needs focus on patient care. This is contrasted to University students whose use centers on course study.

      Available for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (iOS 7.0 and higher), Android, Blackberry.
      How to Install Lexicomp

      Mobile app available for Apple and Android mobile devices.

RxTx Mobile app features :

  • > Access to thousands of Health Canada–approved monographs.
  • > CPhA evidence based, peer-reviewed monographs covering more than 300
  •    drugs, including valuable guidance on off-label uses.
  • > Health Canada advisories and alerts posted within 48 hours of issue.

As part of University of Alberta Library’ subscription to RxTx, we are pleased to provide you with your own personal access to the RxTx mobile app!

Click here to register (Organization Code: 0072609).

Go to the Apple App Store or Google Play App Store from your smartphone/tablet, search for RxTx Mobile and install the app.

Enter the email address and the password created during registration.  This step is only required the first time the app is opened.

      Available for Apple and Android mobile devices.

The subscription access University of Alberta staff and students have to the app, RxFiles Plus app (RxFiles +), is IP recognition only (IP addresses associated with an on-campus access).  The RxFiles Plus app is set up when on-campus only.  The RxFiles Plus app will work off-site for 3 months following this on-site activation. 

Procedure used to enable access :

  • > Download and open the RxFiles Plus (RxFiles +) app from on a University of
  •    Alberta campus.
  • > Click the button that states "Use Trial Mode" (ignore Username and
  •    Password fields).

Note : The text at the bottom of the home page will state that the app is unlocked when accessed from on-campus (with an allowed IP address) and will list an end date of 3 months.

Note: To maintain app functionality, the app will need to be reactivated on-campus prior to the 3 months expiry date.  

Please view this this video link for an informative user guide.

      Available for Apple and Android mobile devices.

      Mobile device users - Click here

      Available for Blackberry, iPhone/iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Palm OS and Windows       Mobile.       

Access the Natural Medicines database from this Library homepage.
  • > Click on CE/CME Center.
  • > Click on, Create a CE ID #, and complete the information required.
  • > A CE ID # will be provided to you.
  • > Download the app from your App Store.
  • > Enter the CE ID # in the address box and leave the password box blank.
  • > The Natural Medicine database is downloaded to your device.


The EBSCO eBooks app is available for:

> iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) from the iTunes app store

> Android devices from Google Play

> Kindle Fire and Nook devices from this FAQ

For more information, click here

Health Sciences Article Databases

Need to find a few articles quickly?  Most of our top health sciences databases are available in mobile format.

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