Free app brings Thieme E-Book Library to iPad
Institutional customers can now access Thieme’s E-Book Library on their iPads, thanks to the free iPublishCentral reader app. The move means that end-users within an institutional licence can download all titles in the Thieme E-Book Library to their iPads and read them anywhere they want, even without an internet connection.
The iPublishCentral reader app is available free of charge in the iTunes store. To access the Thieme E-Book Library, users need to be within the IP range of their university or institution. Once the book is downloaded to the iPad but no internet connection is required for reading, annotating, or searching the downloaded titles. In addition to a full-text search function, the iPublishCentral reader is said to offer user-friendly navigation via icons that provide easy access to notes, bookmarks, settings as well as the table of content.
Titles downloaded to the iPad from the Thieme E-Book Library are available for one year, after which they can be re-downloaded provided that the institution still has a valid Thieme E-Books Library licence.