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A Guide to Accessing the Library's Full Website Using Mobile Devices.

Accessing the Library's Full Website Using a Mobile Device

There are two ways to access the Library's full site from your mobile device:

  1. Set a cookie using the web browser on your mobile device. (Beta)
  2. Use the Mercury app.

Setting a cookie (Beta)

1) Using the browser on your mobile device, go to m.library.einstein.yu.edu

2) Scroll to the bottom of the page.

3) Click the globe icon to set a cookie and be redirected to the Library's full website.

Note: Cookies expire in 24 hours and need to be reset.

 

We welcome your feedback on this new feature. Email librarywebmaster@einstein.yu.edu .

Mercury App

Have you ever noticed that when you're on a mobile device, websites look different than when you are accessing them from your home computer? Do you ever wish you could use the same version of the website on all of your devices? There is an app for that.

Mercury is a free web browser available for both Apple and Android devices, which allows you to choose which version of a website you use.

  • Click here to download the app from the iTunes Store.
  • Click here to download the app from the Google Play Store.

Other features include themes, downloading, printing, fullscreen browsing, file sharing, adblock, tabs, multi touch gestures, private browsing, passcode lock, save page, and Facebook/Twitter integration.

1)Tap the Menu Icon on the bottom of the browser.

 

2)Swipe left to see more settings

 

3)Click User Agent

 

4)Select Desktop

1)Tap the Menu Icon on the top of the browser.

2)Click User Agent

 

3)Select a desktop browser (Safari Mac OSX, Firefox 11, or Firefox 23)

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