This page is meant to provide some (non-comprehensive) resources that are being freely provided by publishers as a result of the COVID-19 shutdown. Resources that the library subscribes to should be accessed from our Database A-Z page.
For free (non-subcscribed) content, please note:
Available through June 30, 2020 In addition to those BOA journals available open access, all Berghahn Journals—new issues and all back issues—have been made freely available. Berghahn Books supports practical open access policies that help make scholarship available to a broader audience in a sustainable way. Available until June 30, 2020 Bloomsbury provides essential scholarly content in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Content includes primary documents, critical texts, historical archives, and video and audio resources. Direct content links are below:
Available until further notice
All Booklist and Book Links content on www.booklistonline.com is now freely available until further notice.Content includes more than 25 years of recommended print and reviews, features, interviews, spotlights, and classroom connections
Available until May 31, 2020 CUP has made over 2,000 eBooks freely available during the shutdown. HTML textbook Coronavirus-related Research: More than 150 book chapters and journal articles related to COVID-19, with future articles being added once they are published CUP Coronavirus Research Articles Books available until June 1, 2020
Articles available until October 1, 2020
In support and solidarity, Duke University Press is providing free access to the
books and journal articles below to help build knowledge and understanding of how we navigate the spread of communicable diseases. Available until June 30, 2020 To help support online learning and remote research for the remainder of the semester, the following GSW book publishers have extended public access during the shutdown to all of their ebooks:
Available until further notice [from HathiTrust: "We are not planning an indefinite extension of temporary access to these digital items after the pandemic eases. But at this time, there is no established date for the cutoff of ETAS."] HathiTrust has made the Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) available to their members. These resources allows students, faculty, and staff from eligible member libraries to have online reading access to materials that are currently unavailable to them in their library collections. All users continue to have access to more than 6.7 million public domain and Creative Commons-licensed works. Important Notes: Available until June 16, 2020 National Emergency Library is a collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed.
Available until December 31, 2020
JSTOR and our participating publishers are making an expanded set of content freely available to our participating institutions where students have been displaced due to COVID-19.
Available until the end of 2020
Karger Publishers supports Coronavirus/COVID-19 research by providing free access to relevant articles and works with international organisations to support the sharing of relevant research and data.
Available until August 31, 2020 (DBpia and KRpia)
Available until October 31, 2020 (Moazine)
Nutrimedia is providing trial service to their databases until the end of the summer. Please contact Professor Hakyoon Lee for login access to the databases below:
Varying end dates
Project MUSE is supporting its participating publishers in making scholarly content temporarily available for free on their platform. An updated list of participants is being maintained on their website:
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.
Available until August 31, 2020 Voxgov is an online subscription-based service that provides access to more than 62 million federal documents continuously indexed from over 45,000 government web locations. This includes content related to COVID-19 and election material, both of which are vital and timely resources. Information and an access link to Voxgov is now available on eDesiderata: https://edesiderata.crl.edu/resources/voxgov.