Covid-19 Resources

In addition to our open access resources, we have compiled a list of publisher offerings that can help teachers and researchers who are self-isolating or cannot visit their libraries to access materials. Please comment below with any resources you would like to add!


Databases

*ProQuest, Project Muse, EBSCOHost, and JSTOR have unlimited user access through June 30th.*
 

  • ProQuest 
    As of March 26, ProQuest has partnered with more than 150 publishers to support libraries in providing unlimited access to Ebook Central holdings for all patrons – at no extra charge.
     

  • JSTOR
    During the current COVID-19 crisis, JSTOR is making additional content freely available to participating institutions.
     

  • Project Muse
    Project MUSE is pleased to support its participating publishers in making scholarly content temporarily available for free.
     

  • EBSCOHost
    EBSCO is providing free resources and expanded access to content.

 

University Presses

Bristol University Press is offering free and flexible access to their digital books catalogue.
 

Cambridge University Press has made all Academic higher education textbooks free to access online until the end of May.
 

  • Harvard University Press
    All HUP titles purchased by institutions now include free upgrades from single-user to multi-user access through June 30th.
     

  • Indiana University Press
    IU offers open access journals, as well as provides no-cost hosting and consultation services to IU researchers and organizations who would like to shift their journal to an open access format.
     

  • Johns Hopkins University Press
    Starting March 18, all JHU Press content currently on the Project MUSE platform will be freely available to readers worldwide until at least May 31, 2020.
     

  • Lever Press
    Lever Press publishes peer-reviewed, born digital, open access monographs at no cost to authors or their academic institutions.
     

  • Manchester University Press
    Manchester University Press publishes a range of subscription and Open Access journals for the academic community.
     

  • Medieval Institute Publications

Medieval Institute Publications actively supports Open Access publishing (Gold, Delayed or Green).
 

  • Monash University Publishing
    Monash University Publishing has made certain books available online for free.
     

  • Northwestern University Press
    Northwestern University Press has digitized 46 important out-of-print books in African studies, literary criticism, and philosophy.
     

  • Ohio State University Press
    Ohio State University Press is making the complete texts of certain books available on their website.
     

  • Penn State University Press
    The open access humanities and social sciences titles found at Penn State University Press have a commitment to disseminating vital scholarship as widely as possible.
     

  • Purdue University Press
    Purdue University Press has partnered with Project Muse, H. W. Wilson, and EBSCO to make full-text versions of the subscription-based journals available to library users, free-of-charge to all readers.
     

  • Temple University Press
    Due to Covid-19 Temple University is offering 30% off all e-books published by Temple University Press. Apply promo code ESALE2020 at checkout.
     

  • University of Calgary Press
    University of Calgary Press offers scholarly books available in free-to-download PDF format under a BY-NC-ND Creative Commons license.
     

  • University of California Press
    University of California Press has made all of their online journals content free to all through June 2020.
     

  • University of Georgia Press
    University of Georgia Press is offering 50% off all titles!
     

  • University of Hawai‘i Press

As of 2017, all UH Press journals may be read electronically through individual or institutional platforms.
 

 

Online Cultural Activities:
 

*The daily opera usually starts streaming at 7:30 (depending) and is available until mid-afternoon the following day.
 

Zoos

  • CNN Travel
    Like many other attractions around the world, many Zoo’s have shut their doors to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Check out this CNN article with links to Zoos and Aquariums offering free virtual tours and experiences.