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BrowZine: Getting Started


This guide was created by Rebecca Maniates.

BrowZine is now available!

BrowZine is now available at SMU!

Create and manage your personal journal collection from your computer, as well as your tablet or smartphone.

Search SMU's e-journals via BrowZine!

What is BrowZine?


BrowZine is a journal platform free to all SMU students, faculty and staff where you can browse, read, and monitor the online journals that are available from the SMU Libraries. It can be accessed on the web or you can download the app to your mobile device. With BrowZine, you can: 

  • Find, read, save, email, and monitor the latest journal articles
  • Browse by title or subject to find journals of interest
  • Create a bookshelf of your favorite journals for easy, fast access
  • Share citations and your comments on Twitter or Facebook
  • Save articles to EndNote, Zotero, Mendeley, Dropbox, or an app of your choice for pdf collecting and notetaking
  • Receive notifications via email or app when new articles are published

Download the App


  • Download and install the free BrowZine app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
  • When you open BrowZine for the first time, you’ll see a list of schools – select Singapore Management University.
  • Go to Settings to set up a BrowZine account (using your SMU email).  Setting up an account will allow you to use the "My Bookshelf" feature in BrowZine.
  • When you try to access articles, you may be prompted to login with your SMU Student / Staff ID and Password.
The use of electronic resources must comply with the Appropriate Use of Electronic Resources Policy and Singapore Management University Acceptable Use Policy