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Thieme offers mobile access to institutional users! Mobile access is offered in the form of downloading titles to your tablet - either your iPad or Android tablet device. Please note that currently we do not offer this option for smartphones (iPhone or Samsung S3, for example)

You will download these titles directly onto your device through your institution's wireless network. The process does not require you to login. Once you have installed your titles onto your device, you can proceed to read them anywhere, anytime.

iPad
Installing the app:

1) In order to download Thieme E-Book Library titles to your iPad, you will need to download and install the iPublishCentral Reader App first.  This can be done in two ways (via the platform or via the iPad app store):
 

a.       From the Thieme E-Book Library platform (http://ebooks.thieme.com/bookshelf) choose your first title by clicking on 'download' and click on the iPublishCentral Reader link to install the app (see step 2 below)

Or

b.      Browse the AppStore on your iPad (search for “iPublishCentral Reader”). Alternatively you can download the app on a desktop via an iTunes account and sync with the iPad.  The app is free; your Apple/iTunes account will not be charged.

Installing the titles

2)      From within the university wireless network launch your iPad browser (note: we currently support Safari browser only) and navigate to http://ebooks.thieme.com/bookshelf. Find a title of interest and click on the Download link

 This will take you to the Download page.  As an iPad user you will see a download icon for the iPad. Click the icon and the  “open reader” file. Your title will download and install into your bookshelf within the iPublishCentral Reader App

(note: a title can only be downloaded once per session. However, beyond that, you are free to delete and/or reinstall any give title on your ipad)

Reading:
  • Open the iPublishCentral Reader and tap on a downloaded title to access the book.
  • If you tap the top bar, a menu of icons will appear.  On the left hand side icons are presented for the back button and table of contents.  On the right hand side icons for settings, search, notes and bookmarks are presented.
  • To delete a title, return to the iPad’s Bookshelf and make a “long tap” (keep your finger on the cover) until a delete icon appears at the corner of the book cover.
  • You can change the settings to enable single or double page view as default. Double page view will only work in a landscape/horizontally orientated iPad
  • Notes and bookmarks that are contained in the user’s pc account are not linked or transferred to the iPad app (the iPad app does not allow or require the user to log in)
  • The app includes a manual (branded Impelsys).

iOs7 supports:
iOS 7 is upported by version 5.0.4. If you have an older version installed, and iOs7 on your device,  please remove the app and reinstall app and titles.
 
Android
Installing the app:

In order to download Thieme E-Book Library titles to your Android tablet, you will need to download and install the iPublishCentral Reader App first.  This can be done in two ways (via the platform or via the Google Play store directly):
 
a.       From the Thieme E-Book Library platform (http://ebooks.thieme.com/bookshelf) choose your first title via "download', and click on the iPublishCentral Reader link to install the app (see step 2 below)

Or

b.      Browse the Playstore (search for “iPublishCentral Reader”). The app is free; your Google account will not be charged.

 Installing the titles.
1)      From within the university wireless network launch your browser and navigate to http://ebooks.thieme.com/bookshelf

2)      Find a title of interest and click on the Download link
  • This will take you to the Download page. Click the download icon (green arrow). Your title will download into your Android device as a link - you'll see a tiny white arrow appear in the top left hand corner of your screen in the black bar ath top of the screen.
  • If you plan to install more titles in this session, you can use the browser back button to go back to http://ebooks.thieme.com/bookshelf and repeat this process for as many titles as you want.

(note: a title can only be downloaded once per session. However, beyond that, you are free to delete and/or reinstall any given title on your device)

3)       Depending on the number of titles you have setup for download, you will have a row of tiny white arrows in the black top bar of your device. Swipe form the top down in order to reveal the titles (and any other devices updates) set up for installation. Tapping the title will start the installation into the iPublishcentral reader. If you have multiple files waiting to be installed, it is advisable to install them on by one. Your books are now ready for reading!


Reading:
  • Open the iPublishCentral Reader and tap on a downloaded title to open the book. Most of our titles are quite image heavy- please be patient.
  • Your menu options are avilable in the top bar. To delete a title, go to the bookshelf and click delte, then select the title(s0 you want to remove.
  •  User-maintained notes and bookmarks are currently not synched between online and offline use.
  • The app includes a manual (branded Impelsys)