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Mobile Resources

A guide to health sciences oriented information sources for mobile devices

Mobile Resources

Increasingly, library users need and expect instant access to the most critical resources.  Using this guide as a starting point, Preston Medical Library users will be able to obtain mobile access to UpToDate, electronic books from McGraw Hill's Access Medicine, and high quality drug information from LexiComp.  As always, please contact the library if you have additional questions.

QxMD Read - Institutional Edition

The library's journal collections are now integrated with QxMD Read's Institutional Edition.  You can now use this app to read PDF's on your mobile device from library-subscribed journals.

Learn more and find download links here:

Download Links

Note: When installing the app, you will be prompted to log in with your UTMC credentials, this will link you to the library's collections.  If you need assistance with this, contact Michael Lindsay. 

Mobile Resources Licensed by the Library

McGraw Hill is releasing a new full-featured mobile app to connect you to their content on Access Medicine, Access Surgery, and other library-subscribed products.  
By creating an Access profile when you have downloaded the app, you can authenticate with the library. This also provides access to special features in the AccessMedicine web-based desktop version.

      Creating an Access profile:

  1. Go to AccessMedicine from the Library website. Make sure it says "Preston Medical Library" in the top right corner. 
  2. Click on the Sign In/Preston Medical Library box in the top right corner and select "Sign in or Create a Free Access Profile."
  3. Once you have created your profile, you can use it to log in directly to AccessMedicine -

           Search by "Access Medicine" in your phone's app store, and look for "Access - by McGraw Hill"

Need to learn more?  Check out the Access app guide from McGraw-Hill.


  1. Accessing from on campus?
    • Go to UpToDate from the library's web page (link above), then look for the login/register link.
    • Complete the registration
    • Wait for a confirmation email.
    • Download the UpToDate app and log in! 
  2. Accessing from off campus?
    • The only difference is that you will need to log in with your UTMC credentials when prompted.  
    • Want more details? 


See our UpToDate Anywhere Guide.

Provides access to the literature in nursing and allied health disciplines including selected titles in biomedicine, alternative therapies, and consumer health. It also offers access to Evidence-Based Care Sheets, searchable cited references, and over 250 research instrument descriptions.

Mobile app instructions.

  • STAT!Ref EBooks:
    • Create a new MySTAT!Ref login from your work or home computer (if creating from home you will need to log in with your UTMC credentials).
    • Download the SR Mobile app
    • Activate your account by logging in to the app with the MySTAT!Ref account information.

Full Details



Elsevier's ClinicalKey is a search engine of Elsevier medical content including: journals, books, disease summaries, drug monographs, clinical guidelines, images, procedure videos, and patient information. This content requires a NetID to access and is provided by UTHSC for UTHSC Knoxville faculty, residents, and staff.


To access the Mobile App:

  • From the Preston Medical Library homepage, find the Databases A-Z link at the top of the menu on top right of the page.

  • Find the link to ClinicalKey 

  • Next, you will be prompted to log into UTHSC, this will require your NetID

  • From the ClinicalKey screen, click the "Register" link.

  • Complete the registration form, adding your UTHSC email and a password you select (your UTHSC email is your NetID + (example:

  • Download the app:


  • Log in with the credentials you just set up, remember to look for the global login, not the institutional or Open Athens login.

UTMC Licensed Resources

Features drug ID, comparisons, interactions, new FDA approvals, and more.  Click Mobile App Access on the right side of the LexiComp screen for step by step directions on setting up the app.