Get library-licensed resources for clinical tools, cloud storage, and course management through their native app rather than the mobile view of the website. To use these apps with a UCSF-paid subscription, review the instructions below.
To verify your affiliation, you must have UCSF MyAccess credentials.
EndNote enables you to easily view, edit, organize and share research material on your iOS device. Sign in to your existing UCSF account and synchronize your library references, attachments, and PDF annotations to your online account and desktop or search Clarivate Analytics Web of Science, PubMed, or any other database you choose.
Endnote is available to UCSF faculty, staff, and students at a discounted price through the Academic Software Center (OnTheHub).
Installing the Endnote mobile app
AccessMedicine offers current versions of medical textbooks available through UCSF's ebook subscriptions.
Installing the AccessMedicine mobile app
- Using AccessMedicine requires an active subscription through UCSF. Connect to AccessMedicine through UCSF's AccessMedicine instance or through the UCSF Library's list of databases and authenticate with your UCSF MyAccess credentials.
- Once you reach the AccessMedicine homepage, create a personal account by selecting Sign In or Create a Free MyAccess Profile in the top right corner. This account will allow you to use the AccessMedicine app remotely.
AccessMedicine's MyAccess account is not the same as your UCSF MyAccess account. Use a different username and password than your UCSF MyAccess credentials.
- Download the AccessMedicine app from the App Store or Google Play:
- After installing the mobile app, log in with the personal AccessMedicine credentials that you created in step two.
DynaMed is a clinical tool designed to deliver fast and accurate point of care answers.
Note that you must be on the SFDPH network at the ZSFG campus to use this.
Installing the DynaMed mobile app
- Begin by downloading the DynaMed app from the App Store or Google Play:
- See DynaMed Plus installation FAQs for more information.
IBM Micromedex Drug Ref for Internet Subscribers provides clinical care professionals with on-the-go access to the industry’s most trusted drug information, when and where it’s needed most.
Installing the IBM Micromedex Drug Reference mobile app
- Using Micromedex Drug Ref requires an active subscription through UCSF. Access Micromedex by going to UCSF's Micromedex instance or through the UCSF Library's list of databases and authenticate with your UCSF MyAccess credentials.
- At the bottom right of the page, click on Download Mobile Apps.
- You will be given a list of instructions for installing the app that will include a password.
- Download the Micromedex Drug Ref app from the App Store or Google Play:
- After installing the mobile app, enter the password provided from step three. You will be asked to update your password on an annual basis.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database (NMCD) gives trusted unbiased, clinical data on approximately 90,000 herbal products, dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals, homeopathic products, Ayurvedic medicines, complementary alternative medicines, integrative therapies, alternative treatment modalities (e.g., acupuncture), traditional Chinese medicines (fixed combination) products, and other natural remedies.
Installing the Natural Medicines mobile app
- Using NMCD requires an active subscription through UCSF. Access NMCD through UCSF's NMCD instance or through the UCSF Library's list of databases and authenticate with your UCSF MyAccess credentials.
- Create a personal account by selecting Get Your Login ID in the top right corner. This account will allow you to use the Natural Medicines app remotely.
- Download the Natural Medicines app from the App Store or Google Play:
- After installing the mobile app, log in with the personal account credentials that you created in step two.
UpToDate is an evidence-based, physician-authored clinical decision support resource that clinicians trust to make the right point-of-care decisions.
Installing the UpToDate mobile app
- Using UpToDate requires an active subscription through UCSF. Access UpToDate through UCSF's UpToDate instance or through the UCSF Library's list of databases and authenticate with your UCSF MyAccess credentials.
- You should see UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center At Parnassus Heights displaying in the top right corner. Select Register to create a personal account. That account knows you are part of UCSF and will be used for the UpToDate mobile app.
- Upon completion of the registration process, you will receive a confirmation email from UpToDate Customer Service with instructions on downloading the mobile app along with helpful demos and tips. (Note: You may install the UpToDate app on up to two devices.)
- Download the UpToDate mobile app from the App Store and Google Play:
- After installing the mobile app, log in with your personal UpToDate credentials.
In order to maintain access to UpToDate, you must re-verify your affiliation with UCSF once every 90 days. You can do this by logging in to UpToDate with your personal account while on the UCSF network.
Box for UCSF is integrated with your UCSF MyAccess credentials and offers features such as content and task management, an online workspace for collaboration, and user and group permissions. Box is safe for storing restricted data including UCSF PHI.
Installing the Box mobile app
UCSF's Collaborative Learning Environment (CLE) is a learning management system that serves as a space for online learning and collaboration activities.
Installing the CLE (Moodle) mobile app
- Download the Moodle app from the App Store or Google Play:
- Enter https://courses.ucsf.edu then hit Connect. You will then be prompted to enter your UCSF MyAccess credentials.
For more information on the CLE app, see Can I Access CLE From a Mobile Device?