BrowZine

BrowZine

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Getting Started

1. Download the app (supported devices)

2. When you open BrowZine for the first time, you’ll see a list of schools–select Carnegie Mellon.

3. Be sure to connect using VPN if you’re off-campus.

4. Select subject areas and start browsing.

What is BrowZine?

BrowZine displays recent issues of scholarly journals on your iPad or Android tablet for easy browsing.

BrowZine brings journal content together from multiple publishers and platforms into a single app.  From within the app, you can save your favorite journals, view the tables of contents, annotate (coming soon) and read or save articles.

What devices are supported?

BrowZine is available for all versions of the iPad and iPad Mini (iOS 5.1 or later), Android tablets (Android 4.0 or higher), including the Google Nexus 7 or 10 and the Samsung Galaxy Tab, and the Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD. There is no support for Windows tablets.

Versions for iPhones and Android smartphones will be released in January 2014.

BrowZine is not available for laptop or desktop computers.

I don’t have a tablet–is there a way for me to explore BrowZine?

Yes! There are a number of iPads available to borrow from the Libraries.  All Libraries iPads have the BrowZine app.

Can I export articles to Zotero or Mendeley?

Currently, you can export articles to Zotero or Mendeley.

Why isn’t the journal I want available?

As a new service, BrowZine started with a small set of publishers, and is adding more on a regular basis. To get notified about new additions, check their website or sign up for their newsletter.

How can I get help or find more information?

Contact Rhea Hebert  for help getting or using BrowZine or visit the Third Iron support site.

Frequently Asked Questions