App Directory

The applications below are created or maintained by the Notre Dame community. For applications from vendors that you may find useful, please visit the vendor applications page.

  • Alex Lite

    Author: Eric Lease Morgan

    Available for: Web

    A small collection of public domain works in the form of ePub, PDF, and simple HTML files. Each of the items are from American or English literature as well as Western philosopy. We’re trying to make big ideas fit on a mobile.

  • Catholic Youth Literature

    Author: Sean O'Brien, Jean McManus, Aedin Clements, Eric Lease Morgan

    Available for: Web

    The Catholic Youth Literature Projects allows a person to do both “close reading” as well as “distant reading” against a corpus of 100 books written for young people during the 19th century.

  • Day of the Dead - Experience the Tradition

    Day of the Dead - Experience the Tradition

    Author: Institute for Latino Studies

    Available for: iOS

    Explore the Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos), a traditional Mexican celebration of the lives of ancestors, through spectacular photographs, audio, interviews, and video footage. Drawing from an archive of the University of Notre Dame’s ten years of celebrating the Day of the Dead, this fun and visually rich teaching and learning tool brings Day of the Dead to your iPad.

  • Hesburgh Libraries

    Hesburgh Libraries

    Author: Hesburgh Libraries

    Available for: Web

    This is the mobile portal for the Hesburgh Libraries. It provides access to many important library services and information that a patron may need while on the go. Services include access to the primary discovery engine, several mobile ready databases as well up to date hours for all library locations. We have made a commitment to continuous improvement of library services on mobile platforms and welcome any feedback.

  • ND Mobile

    ND Mobile

    Author: University of Notre Dame

    Available for: Android, iOS, Web

    On April 11, Notre Dame launched the ND Mobile app for iOS, Android and on ND Mobile is a great way for students, staff and faculty to get information about campus directly on their mobile device including maps, dining menus, news, video and sports highlights.

    Since 2011, Notre Dame has made available to campus as a mobile-optimized Web site. We wanted to build on that and provide a solid platform that could be used now and in the future to provide even more and better information about campus. One of the most common questions we got from the mobile site was, “Where is the app?” ND Mobile is the answer.

  • Shakespeare's The Tempest for iPad

    Shakespeare's The Tempest for iPad

    Author: Luminary Digital Media LLC

    Available for: iOS

    The Tempest for iPad was created at Notre Dame by Professor Elliott Visconsi working with Professor Katherine Rowe at Bryn Mawr and a team at ND’s Center for Research Computing.

    The Tempest for iPad app transforms Shakespeare for the 21st century, illuminating the beauty and meaning of this unforgettable play. Read in the company of others. Much more than a digital book, The Tempest for iPad is designed for social reading, authoring, and sharing, for all readers from students to professional scholars.

    • Profit from the expert commentaries of the world’s leading Shakespeare scholars, artists and teachers.
    • Enjoy a full-length audio performance from the noted company Actors From the London Stage. Play text scrolls as you listen. Additional audio takes provide alternative performances of key passages.
    • Share your notes immediately to a Facebook discussion group.
    • Create your own play text. Select key passages you like, annotate them, and share with friends, colleagues, and readers worldwide.
    • Illustrations, podcasts and video from The Folger Shakespeare Library’s collection bring alive Renaissance English culture and theater.
    • Customize your experience. Quiet when you need it, social when you want it.

    From solitary reading to generative thinking in the company of others. From the classroom to the theater, Luminary’s The Tempest for iPad creates a dynamic experience to enhance our pleasure and understanding of Shakespeare’s extraordinary works. A Chinese edition is in development, as are editions of many more Shakespeare plays.

    The app features content from renowned scholars from the US and Europe, Actors from the London Stage, and master teachers and curators at The Folger Shakespeare Library – the world’s premiere destination for the study, performance, preservation and teaching of Shakespeare’s works.

    The Tempest was the first play printed in Shakespeare’s First Folio of 1623, thought to be inspired by European discoveries of the New World. Its hauntingly beautiful verse makes it among the most frequently performed and beloved of Shakespeare’s plays.



    Author: Architecture Library

    Available for: iOS

    SPQR-ND allows students, scholars, and enthusiasts to study the monuments in the Roman Forum through early architectural publications. These rare and early publications have been fully digitized and broken apart virtually to allow one to study different interpretations of the monuments in the Forum side-by-side. The monuments are geo-located on a map allowing one to understand their physical placement within the Forum.

  • WatchND


    Author: Notre Dame Athletics

    Available for: Android, iOS, Web

    WatchND is the new official online video platform for Notre Dame Athletics, and the WatchND App is the best way to experience all of the great WatchND content on your mobile device. With WatchND, you can:

    - Watch live video broadcasts of most Irish Athletic home events that are unavailable on TV
    - Listen to live audio of all Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Hockey and Baseball games
    - Watch live broadcasts of press conferences, coach’s shows and other special events
    - View game highlights
    - Have full access to the WatchND video on demand library and episodic shows
    - See the upcoming schedule of all Broadcast Irish Athletic events