Answered By: Elyse Wolf
Last Updated: Nov 13, 2017     Views: 7

Ovid has an app that you can download on to your mobile device (cell phone or tablet) to access the Nursing Journals@Ovid.

To download the app

Apple:

  1. Access the app store
  2. Search for "OvidToday"
  3. Download the app

Android: 

  1. Access the Google Play store
  2. Search for "OvidToday"
  3. Download the app


Configuring the OvidToday app

Once the app has been downloaded to your phone you will need to configure it for use.  The first thing to do is to create a personal account if you do not already have one for Ovid.  

If you are on the SNHU network (on-campus):

  1. Click on "Let's Get Started >"
  2. Select "Create a Personal Account"
  3. Fill out the registration form
  4. Begin searching and saving items to your reading list

 

If you are not on the SNHU network (off-campus):

If you are off campus, you will have to register for a personal account though the database.

  1. From the library's homepage, click on "A-Z Database List" under "Quick Links"
  2. Click "N" 
  3. Find and select "Nursing Journals@Ovid"
  4. Click on "My Account" in the top right corner
  5. Click on "Create Account"

    Screenshot of the personal account login page that includes a link to create an account

  6. Fill out registration form

Once you are registered you can access the database through the app by using your personal account and you can begin to search the database using the app. 

Using the OvidToday app

  • You can search or browse from the app's home screen:

    Screenshot of the homescreen of OvidToday

  • You can save articles to your reading list.  You can access this reading list offline.

    Screenshot of the OvidToday app

More information

For more information about OvidToday please visit the website: OvidToday.

"Busy healthcare professionals need fast, hassle-free access to current, high-quality research material. With the OvidToday app, any user can instantly and conveniently read any of your institution’s Ovid-subscribed journals using an iPad, Android™ device—and now an iPhone!

Why OvidToday?

  • Search by journal name, A-Z, or category.
  • View new issues as soon as they’re available on Ovid.
  • Read or save PDF articles, then access them offline from anywhere.
  • Find articles fast with intuitive interface and navigation.
  • Create a list of journals to follow for easy access later."

References

Ovid. (n.d.). OvidToday. Retreived from http://ovid.com/site/platforms/ovidtoday.jsp

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