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Contact:

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Dudee Chiang

Phone: 4-8260

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Marlon Hernandez

Phone: 4-9258

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Do you want to use your tablet to read Science, Nature, AGU journals, IEEE Spectrum, or any of the more than one thousand scholarly journals subscribed by JPL Library from home, on a plane, or just about any place? The JPL Library is now sponsoring BrowZine. BrowZine is a great new service that allows you to browse and read many of the library’s scholarly journals, all in a format optimized for your iPad, iPhone or Android tablet or phone.

Get started in these easy steps:

  • From your device, go to your app store, search for “BrowZine” and download it for free.

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  • Open BrowZine and select “Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL)” from the list of institutions
  • For off-Lab access, you need to have the Junos-Pulse VPN app on the same device, and be logged in.  See the FAQ below.

Contact the JPL Library Reference Desk (library@jpl.nasa.gov or call ext 4-4200) for more information or to arrange for demonstration at your Group/Section meeting.

FAQ:

Q: Can I use BrowZine on my personal (non-JPL issued) tablet?
A: Yes. BrowZine can be downloaded and installed on personal tablets.Q: What is required for off-Lab access?
A: In addition to BrowZine, you need to have Junos Pulse app installed on the same tablet. Please follow the directions on the JPL IT page for instruction on configuring Junos Pulse for JPL.  It is strongly recommended that you do the configuration while on Lab.  For questions regarding Junos Pulse, please contact the 4HELP desk (ext 4-help)Q: Is there a version for the laptop computer?
A: This is an app specifically developed for tablets.  For laptop computers (and desktops as well) to access JPL Library subscribed journals off site, please continue to use the Browser Remote Access System.  For more information about accessing Library resources from home, please check the BEACON page on "Connect from home."Q: I can't find BrowZine in the App Store from my smartphone.
A: The app is currently available for iPhones. According to the company, an Android smartphone version is in development.Q: Is this all free?
A: The BrowZine app is free to individuals.  JPL Library pays for the service fee the same way we pay for journal subscriptions.