Getting Familiar with C&EN Mobile

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C&EN Mobile consists of the following major pages:

 

This Week – quickly access the Table of Contents for the current issue of C&EN

 

C&EN Store – browse the issues available for purchase

 

My Library – browse all your purchased issues. Shows issues downloaded on your device for offline viewing as well as purchased issues available for download from your iTunes or Google libraries.

 

Latest News – scroll through all the Latest News articles before they appear in print. Free feature

 

CENtral Science – scroll through the latest blog posts on CENtral Science. Free feature.

 

Jobs – browse the most recent job postings from ACS Careers. Free feature.

 

About – read about this application and find version information.

 

C&EN YouTube Channel – links you to the C&EN YouTube page

 

Previewing an Issue

You can preview the table of contents of an issue from the C&EN Store before purchasing the issue. Tap on the Cover of the issue you wish to view. The complete Table of Contents will appear for the chosen issue.

 

How do I preview past issues in the C&EN Store?

  1. Scroll to the earliest issue in the C&EN Store
  2. An empty Issue will appear called “View More Issues”
  3. Tap the issue.
  4. 4 more issue TOCs will download to your device and appear in the Store.
  5. This option will appear greyed out if there are no more issues to preview.

 

 

Exploring the Issue


Table of Contents

From the C&EN Store tap the Preview button or from My Library tap the View button. The Table of Contents for the chosen issue will appear.

Swipe up or down the Table of Contents to scroll through the list.

 

Viewing the Issue Cover Information

Tap the Cover image to view the Cover page popup. The Cover Page popup contains the credit information about the cover image, the cover description, and the issue information.

 

Viewing Articles

Tapping on an article title from the Table of Contents will take you to the article page or prompt you to download the issue. You can browse to the previous or next articles by using the Previous and Next buttons located at the top of the page or by swiping left or right.

 

Hide and Show Main Navigation Bar on the Article Page

In the iPhone, you can tap the bottom of the screen to find the Main Navigation Bar from the article page. Tap it again to hide it.

 

Sharing articles

When viewing an article you can share a link to the article using email, Facebook, Twitter, or several other sharing methods (depending on the device you are using). Just tap the Share button at the top right of the page (Apple devices) and select the method of sharing you would like to use. For Android devices, use the menu button at the bottom of the device to access the Share options.

 

Navigating between issues

Tap the Last Issue or Next Issue buttons located at the top of the Table of Contents page or swipe left or right to view previous or next issue’s Table of Contents.

 

Deleting an issue from your device

For Apple Devices...

  1. Press and hold down the issue you want to delete from your Library.
    An X will appear in the top right of the cover.
  2. Tap on the X and a pop up message will ask you to confirm that you want to delete the issue from your library.

For Android devices...

  • Press and hold down the issue you want to delete from your Library.
    A pop up message will ask you to confirm that you want to delete the issue from your library.

 

Deleting the issue removes it from your device. You can download the issue again from the C&EN Store at no additional cost by clicking the Download button for the issue from the C&EN Store page. The issue will reappear in your library.

 

You can also delete issue TOCs from the C&EN Store. Simply follow the steps above from the C&EN Store page.

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