UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health


Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health


Mobile Apps and Resources

Welcome to the Library Guide for mobile apps and resources. In this guide you will find mobile apps and sites which will help your study and research. We hope you find it useful.

What is an app? 

An app is a piece of software designed to run on most smartphones or tablet PCs. There are apps for Apple, Android and Blackberry devices and they can be downloaded from an app store. Many apps are free and others can be purchased.

What is a mobile site? 

mobile site is a website designed to be accessed on a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet. They allow access to much of the same content of the original website, but are easier to view on a smaller screen. Mobile sites are free and don't need to be downloaded from an app store.