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Apps for Mobile Devices: National Library of Medicine's Gallery of Mobile Apps

This libguide lists apps available from the Library as well as free apps for mobile devices.

Drug Information Portal Mobile

A mobile interface to information for over 31,000 drugs. Names, usage, and structures are displayed, as well as search links to key NLM and government sites, using their mobile version when available. Spell checking and autosuggest are used during input.


PubMed Mobile


PubMed includes millions of citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.



Provides high quality information about marketed drugs, including FDA labels (package inserts).

HerbList by NCCIH







Access to evidence-based information about herbal supplement products.


Device:  Smartphone [iOS or Android ]

MedlinePlus Mobile

Health information for patients and families. Covers diseases, conditions, medications, wellness topics, and the latest news. Available in English and Spanish.

AIDSinfo Mobile

The latest federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines, HIV treatment and prevention clinical trials, and other research information.\

PubMed® for Handhelds


Mobile site features multiple ways to search PubMed/MEDLINE: PICO (Patient, Intervention, Comparison, Outcome); askMEDLINE, a free-text, natural language search; and Consensus Abstracts. Apple iOS app includes these options as well as BabelMeSH which has search options in 13 languages.

  • Type: Website and Application
  • Device: Apple iOS


App intended for medical aid and relief workers that are assisting in family reunification efforts after a disaster. May also be used by the general public to report missing and/or found people to the site.

AIDSinfo HIV/AIDS Glossary

The AIDSinfo HIV/AIDS Glossary is a powerful tool that provides mobile access to over 850 pertinent HIV/AIDS glossary terms in both English and Spanish.

Wireless System for Emergency Responders (WISER)

Wireless System for Emergency Responders, a downloadable application to assist emergency responders in hazardous materials incidents.

Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM)

Radiation Emergency Medical Management, a downloadable application providing health care providers with guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of radiation injuries during radiation and nuclear emergencies.