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Database Apps

Helpful apps for the mobile library user.

  • Overview
  • Audiobooks
  • EBSCO databases
  • Films on Demand
  • Flipster
  • Gale databases
  • Kanopy

Select a tab to learn about an app for a specific database or service.

  • Audiobooks - Listen to audiobooks on your device.
  • EBSCO databases - Search for articles and eBooks available in an EBSCOhost database.
  • Films on Demand - Watch documentaries on your device.
  • Flipster - Read digital magazines.
  • Gale databases - Read eBooks and articles available in a Gale database, including Gale eBooks, Literature Resource Center and Opposing Viewpoints.
  • Kanopy - Watch documentaries as well as classic and indie films.

Checkout, download and listen to audiobooks. Place holds on audiobooks checked out by other users.

Download the app

Instructions

Before you can access an audiobook via the app, you must first borrow it within the Audiobook database [watch a video].

  1. Open the app and tap the Log In button.
  2. Sign on with the same username/password you used when you borrowed the audiobook.
  3. Your borrowed titles are displayed in the All books tab. Tap a title to view the Details screen.
  4. Tap Download to save the audiobook and listen to it offline, or select Play to stream it over your device's data.

Additional Instructions

Read magazine, newspaper and journal articles, download and read eBooks, save articles and search results for future reference.

Download the app

Instructions

After downloading the app, you must link it to MCC.

  1. Open the app and tap Get started.
  2. Search for and select Metropolitan Community College.
  3. Sign on with your MCC username and password.

Additional instructions

Watch documentaries, make a favorites list and create playlists

Download the app

Instructions

In order to link the app to MCC, you must first create a personal account in Films on Demand.

  1. Access Films on Demand
  2. Click on Your Profile (upper right)
  3. Click Sign Up (bottom) to create an account
  4. Open the app
  5. Sign in to your personal account

Additional Instructions

Flipster

Read your favorite magazine on your mobile device.

Download the app

Instructions

Once you have installed the app, you must link it to MCC.

  1. Open the app and tap Get Started
  2. Search for and select Metropolitan Community College
  3. Sign on with your MCC username and password

Additional Instructions

Includes Gale eBooks, Literature Resource Center, LitFinder and Opposing Viewpoints in Context.

Instructions

Coming soon!

Watch documentaries & movies and create watchlists, all on your mobile device.

Download the app

Instructions

After installing the app, you must link it to MCC and create a personal account.

  1. Open the app and tap Get Started, then tap Find University.
  2. Tap Find University, search for Metropolitan Community College, then select it from the list.
  3. Sign in with your MCC username and password.
  4. Create a personal account.
  5. An email will be sent to the email address you used when you created your account. Click the link to verify your account.

Additional Instructions