Temporary access to databases due to SARS-CoV-2/Covid-19
Temporary access has been granted by a number of databases during the ongoing corona pandemic. This page is our attempt to collect as many of them as we have been able to find.
We have made our journals available to all (without access control) through Thursday April 30, 2020. On that date, we will assess the need to extend this policy.
Access to the HTML Textbooks, Cambridge Histories, Cambridge Companions & Cambridge Elements. The offer will extend to May 31st.
Here you will find expert, curated information for the research and health community on SARS-CoV-2 (the novel coronavirus) and COVID-19 (the disease).
Free access to the IEEE eLearning Library, which includes hundreds of hours of courses in new and emerging technologies until 30 June 2020.
2 months free access to the complete IGI platform
Resources available—at no charge—for nurses to help our customers, partners, and communities dealing with the impact of the virus.
The Internet Archive will suspend waitlists for the 1.4 million (and growing) books in our lending library by creating a National Emergency Library to serve the nation’s displaced learners. This suspension will run through June 30, 2020, or the end of the US national emergency, whichever is later.
In response to the challenges created by the global public health crisis of COVID-19, Project MUSE is pleased to support its participating publishers in making scholarly content temporarily available for free on our platform.
The collection contains a growing number of academic publishers such as Cornell, Duke, Georgia State, Johns Hopkins, MIT, Ohio State, Penn State, Princeton, Texas Tech, Arizona, California, Georgia, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska and many more, mainly in the US.
We're partnering with the publishing community to provide you with up to 7 free eBooks from participating publishers. (Program applies to students at non-profit, semester-based schools, and access runs through May 25th.)
Sage has taken a number of actions during the pandemic, such as removing subscription gateways to articles that "we believe will be of value to researchers and practitioners at this time".
The 256 textbooks currently on ScienceDirect will be automatically entitled to all active ScienceDirect customers (including those journals customers who do not currently have books) for a period of 90 days. Users accessing ScienceDirect through IP or remote access will be able to use these books while campuses are closed.
University of Michigan Press will make all content in the University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection (UMP EBC) free-to-read for the remainder of the academic term, until the end of April 2020.
Beginning March 16 through May 25, 2020, access to an expansive catalog of eTexts will be available for free to students at semester-calendar institutions who have been impacted by recent campus closures. Students simply log in to the VitalSource Bookshelf app using their school email address and can then view course materials from participating publishers via VitalSource’s Explore capabilities within Bookshelf.
To support health professionals working around the clock to meet those most in need, we are making the following updates and resources available - at no charge - for clinicians, nurses and medical researchers, in response to new developments, evidence and guidance.