Mobile Apps for Health Sciences


You have the full access to these apps for free because the University of Ottawa has a subscription to these resources.  If you have any questions or need help to install any of these apps on your device, do not hesitate to contact us.  


Isabel (mobile website)

Isabel is a validated medical app that enables you to search for diagnoses by multiple signs and symptoms.


To obtain the institutional ID and password, you will need to access Isabel and follow the instruction in the box "Isabel on your mobile".

On your device go to:, save the shortcut to your home screen. Click on the icon – select ‘login’ and enter your institutional  ID and password, check ‘remember me’ to save login details.

Gideon logo

Gideon apple logoAndroid logo

The Global Infectious Disease and Epidemiology Network is an expert system that helps physicians diagnose infectious diseases (337 recognized) in some 224 countries and stay up to date on the latest trends in epidemiology and treatment.


Scroll down to the Sign in via your library section, write University of Ottawa and click Sign In