BrowZine is available for UW-Madison students, faculty and staff. BrowZine lets you browse, read, save, and monitor scholarly journals in your subject areas on your mobile device or desktop/laptop.


What does BrowZine do?
BrowZine provides access to many of our licensed scholarly journals on your mobile device. You can create a personal bookshelf of favorite journals and save articles to be read later.

Where can I get it?

Web version: Point your browser to
Mobile version:
Download it to your iPad, iPhone, or Android device from the App Store, Google Play, or Amazon (Android only). When you open BrowZine for the first time, you’ll see a list of schools – select UW-Madison, then enter your NetID and password.


How many journals are included?
While not every journal that UW-Madison has access to is available, BrowZine has relationships with these academic journal publishers, so any journals included in that group and published since 2005 should be viewable.

Can BrowZine export citations?
Yes, it is compatible with Zotero, RefWorks, Dropbox, and Mendeley. You can also save articles to your BrowZine pin board to read later, even when you’re offline.

Can I annotate articles?
Yes, just “Open in…” your favorite existing tool on your tablet or iPhone, such as PDF Reader.

Who do I contact with questions or feedback?
If you have questions or comments, or just want to let us know to continue to fund BrowZine, please let us know, or contact your subject librarian.