Apps for VU Library: VU Library Resources Apps

VU Library Resources App

For full web-based content, please visit our A-Z Database list.

Apps for Discovery

EBSCO Discovery          

Download the app, select Victoria University in the Find My Organisation section and enter your VU credentials to authenticate.
Stay organised, discover new content, search quickly and make progress.
See also EBSCO Mobile App FAQs and Tutorial Video.



Use this app to find and read Scholoarly (Peer Reviewed) Journal articles VU subscribes for or through Open Access Publishers. Easy to browse titles by Subjects. Table of Contents of Current and Past journals are viewable for better reading experience.
See also the BrowZine My BookShelf FAQs.


Apps for Library Databases

ACM CACM          

Read current and archived issues of the monthly Communications of the ACM magazine from the CACM website. This app allows users to read, send and save CACM content anytime, anywhere.



Search and watch educational videos from your mobile device with the Clickview App.
Download the app, enter your VU credentials to authenticate and start searching for content  
See the How to Clickview page for further information


Cochrane Library          

The Cochrane Library app allows users to catch up on the latest evidence from the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Download content for reading offline or bookmark and create your own collections.



A popular research management tool that allows the user to collect, collaborate and create from within the app. Organise, share research and create bibliographies to stay on top of your research.
See also the EndNote FAQs for further information.


World Bank EdStats DataFinder          

This app allows for accessing national, regional, and global education data on topics like teachers, out-of-school children, expenditures, and learning. Indicators cover from early childhood development to higher education. Data can be viewed in tables, charts or maps and can be shared via email/ social media. 



With this app you can read and download IEEE magazines and receive up to date news on technology and innovation. Users can also schedule, manage or join meetups virtually. For a personalised experience, users can create an account.



IMF's World Economic Outlook data gives insight into economic trends globally, regionally and in your country. "Favorites" is a feature to get a quick access to your saved news and publications.


Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video platform. Just click the get started link when first opening the app and Find VU as your university, then authenticate with your VU credentials, creat your account and then search the collection.
See also the Mobile App help page.


Knovel TOGO          

Get quick access to your saved news and publications with the “Favorites” feature.
See also the Knovel Support Centre.



Libby, by OverDrive          

Use the Libby by OverDrive app to read currently subscribed to classic and modern classic fiction. Search for and add Victoria University as your library and then add your VU library card by signing in with your VU credentials. 
See also the Libby App Help.


LinkedIn Learning          

Thousands of courses relating to business, tech and creative skills are available from Industry Experts. The app features personalised recommendations, download for offline viewing, save to watch later, share courses and to add certificates to individual's LinkedIn Profile. Login with your VU credentials. 
See also the Help on downloading the mobile app.


O'Reilly Media          

Use the O'Reilly mobile app to access books, audiobooks, courses and live events on the go. Personalise your reading comfort with the adjustable font size and dedicated night mode settings


Web of Science MyRA           

This mobile app gives access to the Web of Science and the Master Journal List. Users can search and save research from journals, create a curated feed of the research and share articles using this app.
See also the Overview of MYRA and Comprehensive Support Centre.


Westlaw Mobile     

Use the Westlaw mobile app to research on the go.  Have the ability to run searches and filter your results along with access to comprehensive content.  Sync your research across devices with history, folders and favourites.