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The library provides many services and resources that are now mobile compliant. For a list of these and to find out how you can use them - let this guide lead the way!
Last Updated: May 27, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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About Mobile Apps

Library Mobile Apps

On the go but need to know? Use your smart phone, iPad or other mobile device  to find journal articles, save citations to your bibliography, and more. These library resources are only a thumb-click away (just please don't do research and drive).

All websites/apps listed on this guide are free unless specifically noted. 


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generic phone icon iPhone icon App for Android
works with most smart phones
app for iPhone and iPad
app for Android

Zoom in an iPhone Screen

How to Zoom in to any iPhone Screen
by David Pogue, Yahoo Tech

If you turn on Zoom (in SettingsGeneralAccessibility), then you can magnify the screen whenever it’s convenient, up to 500 percent. Of course, the screen image is now too big to fit the physical glass of the iPhone, so you’ll need a way to scroll around on your virtual jumbo screen. Here’s the scheme:

• Turn zooming on or off by tapping the screen with three fingers. The screen is now 200 percent of original size.

• Pan around the virtual giant screen by dragging with three fingers. You can lift two of your three fingers after the dragging has begun. That way, it’s easier to see what you’re doing.

• Zoom in more or less by double-tap/dragging with three fingers. It’s like double-tapping, except that you leave your fingers down on the second tap—and drag them upward to zoom in more (up to 500 percent), or down to zoom out again.




myFranklin Course Management System

Franklin University logoworks with all smartphones

You can access much of your myFranklin course material from your mobile device.

The mobile myFranklin is not an app; use your device's browser and bookmark the login page at 


OneDrive Blog


All Franklin University users have access to OneDrive, a cloud-based file storage site through myFranklin. View generic information here, or use the myFranklin help screens. 

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Franklin University Mobile Map

Franklin app logo app for iPhoneapp for Android The Franklin University app allows users to take a mobile tour of their campus, whether from the comfort of their home or while on campus. With this app, visitors can virtually tour Main Campus, contact the institution, and discover engaging facts on the history, mission, and direction of the institution.

Note: iPhone users have reported full functionality, while Android devices seem to work intermittently - the app may not be successful on the newest devices. 

Download the free app from the App Store or Google Play.


myFranklin Mobile App

myFranklin mobile app

app for iPhone
The myFranklin app allows users to view maps, check admission status, view departmental phone numbers, view schedules and grades, connect to the bookstore, and interact with social media. 

Note: iPhone users have reported full functionality, while Android devices seem not to work yet. 

Download the free app from the App Store or Google Play.


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