Library Apps

You can interact with a number of our resources or services by downloading apps to your phone or mobile device.

  • Please note that GSA Library is not responsible for these third-party apps
  • Android 4.2 or higher, iOS 8 or higher, and Kindle 3 or higher, is usually required
  • Having problems? Email us

Access Your Course Documentation

Canvas provides access to all your course materials, from timetables to project briefs, and from assignments to communications from your tutors.

  1. Download the Canvas Student app from your app store
  2. Tap ‘Find My School’ and search ‘Glasgow School of Art’
  3. Login with your GSA credentials

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Stream Video Content

Planet eStream provides live streaming, interactive learning tools, and Freeview TV recordings.

 

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Read or Download Magazines

You can download a number of our magazines to your mobile device using our Magazines-on-the-Go service – perfect for when you are out and about.

  1. Download the Flipster app from your app store
  2. In the app, search for ‘Glasgow School of Art’ and tap ‘Log In’
  3. Off-campus you will be asked for your GSA credentials. No login is required on-campus

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Read or Download Rare Books

We have digitised a number of rare books from across our special collections, which can be read online or downloaded in a variety of formats.

  1. Download the Internet Archive app from your app store
  2. Search for ‘Glasgow School of Art’
  3. No login is required

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Keep Track of Your Citations

Mendeley helps you to store all your references to books, journals or websites together in one place. You can also sort and organise references by topic or project, before automatically exporting them into your essays or dissertations as footnotes, endnotes and bibliographies.

  1. Download the Mendeley app from your app store
  2. Tap ‘Create Account’ and enter your details
  3. Use these details whenever you wish to login

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Learn a New Skill

Lynda.com is an online library of high quality and engaging video tutorials that help you learn software and creative skills.

  1. Download the Lynda.com app from your app store
  2. In the app, tap the ‘Organization’ tab
  3. Under ‘Web Portal’ enter ‘www.gsa.ac.uk’
  4. Login with your GSA credentials

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