Freely available resources

Many publishers are providing temporary additional access to online resources, including ebooks, ejournals, and databases to help support you during the period of the COVID-19 outbreak.
 
This page provides details and further information about resources which are now available to you. 
 
As far as possible, links to platforms, ebooks and ejournals will also be provided via LibrarySearch.

 

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Academic eBook Subscription Collection  A large selection of multidisciplinary ebook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter. Accounting and finance;Aerospace engineering;Anatomy;Archaeology and anthropology;Biochemistry;Biological sciences;Cellular and molecular medicine;Chemistry;Civil engineering;Classics and ancient history;Computer science;Counselling;Dentistry;Earth sciences;Economics;Education;Electrical and electronic engineering;Engineering mathematics;English;Exercise, nutrition and health;Film and television;French;Geographical sciences;German;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;History;History of art;Italian;Law;Management;Mathematics;Mechanical engineering;Medicine;Music;Philosophy;Physics;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Policy studies;Politics and international studies;Population Health Sciences;Psychology;Religion and theology;Russian;Sociology;Theatre;Translation;Veterinary sciences
American College of Physicians This information and its collected national resources support physicians as they respond to the SARS-CoV-2/Covid-19 pandemic. Use the menu to jump to specific chapters, or read through for a comprehensive overview of care.  
American Psychological Association APA's Science Directorate answers questions being received during the COVID-19 outbreak and offers resources to help psychological scientists and students deal with the impact of the coronavirus on their research and academic work.  
Age of Exploration Explore five centuries of journeys across the globe, scientific discoveries, the expansion of European colonialism, conflict over territories and trade routes, and decades-long search and rescue attempts in this multi-archive collection dedicated to the history of exploration. History
Annual Reviews Full access to Annual Reviews journals, covering biomedical sciences, physical sciences, social sciences and economics. Accounting and finance;Anatomy;Archaeology and anthropology;Biochemistry;Biological sciences;Cellular and molecular medicine;Chemistry;Computer science;Dentistry;Earth sciences;Economics;Exercise, nutrition and health;Geographical sciences;Law;Sociology;Policy studies;Population Health Sciences;Medicine;Physics;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Politics and international studies;Veterinary sciences
Archives of Sexuality and Gender A collection of primary sources for the historical study of sex, sexuality, and gender. With material dating back to the sixteenth century, researchers and scholars can examine how sexual norms have changed over time, health and hygiene, the development of sex education, the rise of sexology, changing gender roles, social movements and activism, erotica, and many other interesting topical areas. History;Policy studies;Politics and international studies;Sociology
ASTM ASTM International is providing no-cost public access to important ASTM standards used in the production and testing of personal protective equipment - including face masks, medical gowns, gloves, and hand sanitizers - to support manufacturers, test labs, health care professionals, and the general public as they respond to the global COVID-19 public health emergency. Electrical and electronic engineering;Engineering mathematics
Berghahn Journals A collection of 38 journals in the social sciences and humanities. Archaeology and anthropology;History;Sociology;Policy studies;English;Religion and theology;German;French;Italian;Education;Film and television;Philosophy
BiblioClub To access: Use the Login button to enter the username and password. Find out what the username and password are here. BiblioClub provides access to a number of Russian resources across the arts and social sciences. Russian
BiblioPlanet To access: Use the Login button to enter the username and password. Find out what the username and password are here. BiblioPLanet provides access to a number of Russian resources across the arts and social sciences. Russian
BioOne

In collaboration with the Association of Research Libraries, BioOne and their publishers have made articles related to coronavirus in the following journals available via open access through 2020:

  • Avian Diseases
  • Journal of Wildlife Diseases
  • Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
 Veterinary sciences
Bloomsbury Collections Instant access to eBook collections across the humanities and social sciences. Over 6,000 titles, featuring content from Bloomsbury’s latest research publications as well as a 100+ year legacy including Continuum, T&T Clark, Bristol Classical Press, Berg, The Arden Shakespeare and Hart Publishing.  Archaeology and anthropology;Classics and ancient history;Film and television;English;Politics and international studies;History;Religion and theology;History of art;Education;Law;Music;Sociology;Philosophy
Brill Brill has opened up books and articles on topics such as public health, distance learning, crisis research. If any new related content is published with Brill, it will be added to their collection.  
British Online Archives Providing students in the humanities and social sciences with unique collections of primary source documents. The website hosts over 3 million records which are organised thematically, covering over 1000 years of world history, from politics and warfare to slavery and medicine. History;Politics and international studies;English;Sociology;Medicine;Population Health Sciences
Business Source Ulitmate Includes full text journals and other resources that provide historical information and current trends in business that spark discussion on future developments and changes in the business world. Accounting and finance;Economics;Management
Cambridge Core Textbooks Free access to more than 700 textbooks in HTML format. Accounting and finance;Aerospace engineering;Anatomy;Archaeology and anthropology;Biochemistry;Biological sciences;Cellular and molecular medicine;Chemistry;Civil engineering;Classics and ancient history;Computer science;Earth sciences;Economics;Education;Electrical and electronic engineering;Engineering mathematics;English;Exercise, nutrition and health;French;Geographical sciences;Geographical sciences;German;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;History;History of art;Italian;Law;Management;Mathematics;Mechanical engineering;Medicine;Philosophy;Physics;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Policy studies;Politics and international studies;Population Health Sciences;Psychology;Religion and theology;Russian;Sociology;Translation
Clarivate Analytics Global Resource site on Coronavirus Get the information you need on the Coronavirus.  Access the world’s leading research and late-breaking news on this rapidly evolving health emergency. There is also a Chinese language site. Biological sciences;Biochemistry;Cellular and molecular medicine;Dentistry;Medicine;Population Health Sciences;Veterinary sciences
Classical Scores Library In light of COVID-19, Proquest are very kindly offering institutional members of IAML (UK & Irl) 3 months’ free access to Classical Scores Library. This includes the full set of four volumes with access to more than 50,000 in-copyright music scores to support online teaching requirements and / or study programmes. Music
DigiZeitschriften Online access to German newspaper and journal archives. German
Duke University Press Access to books and journals published by Duke University Press Archaeology and anthropology;Biochemistry;Biological sciences;Cellular and molecular medicine;Chemistry;Classics and ancient history;Computer science;Dentistry;Earth sciences;Economics;English;Exercise, nutrition and health;Film and television;Geographical sciences;History;History of art;Law;Mathematics;Medicine;Music;Philosophy;Physics;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Policy studies;Politics and international studies;Population Health Sciences;Psychology;Religion and theology;Sociology;Theatre;Veterinary sciences
Eight Centuries

Eight Centuries is a vast scholarly database for finding published material from the 12th century through 1930. It offers multidisciplinary coverage of primary materials in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Engineering, History of Science, Law, Economics, Religion, Psychology, Government Documents, Visual Arts, Music, and the Physical Sciences.

English;Theatre;History;History of art;Music;Physics;Politics and international studies;Psychology;Religion and theology;Economics;Accounting and finance;Management;Sociology;Policy studies
Elsevier Coronavirus Information Center Here you will find expert, curated information for the research and health community on novel coronavirus (COVID-19). All resources are free to access and include guidelines for clinicians and patients.  Biological sciences;Biochemistry;Cellular and molecular medicine;Dentistry;Medicine;Population Health Sciences;Veterinary sciences
Emerald Insights We have made research on COVID-19 and the management of epidemics and pandemics free for anyone to access and have also made this available with full text and data mining rights to PubMed Central and the World Health Organisation repository. We will continue to make relevant research freely available on this site. Accounting and finance;Biological sciences;Biochemistry;Cellular and molecular medicine;Dentistry;Economics;Management;Medicine;Population Health Sciences;Veterinary sciences
Empire Online This resource brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of 'Empire' and its theories, practices and consequences. The materials span across the last five centuries and are accompanied by a host of secondary learning resources including scholarly essays, maps and an interactive chronology. History;Politics and international studies
Equinox Journals Access to the last 12 months of over 40 peer-reviewed, international journals, clustering in the main subject areas of Archaeology & History, Linguistics & Communication, Popular Music, Religion & Ethics Archaeology and anthropology;History;English;Music;Religion and theology
Gale Literature Gale Literature brings together Gale's premier literary databases in a new digital environment that allows researchers, faculty and students to search across these resources. English;Theatre
Gale Primary Sources Access to a wide range of content including monographs, manuscripts, newspapers, photographs, maps, and more. Archive collections include: Archives Unbound (a collection of primary, unpublished archival documents); Eighteenth Century Collections Online; The Making of Modern Law; China and the Modern World; and newspaper archives such as British Library Newspapers.
Accounting and finance;Management;English;History;Law;Economics;Politics and international studies;Music;Film and television;Sociology;Religion and theology;History of art;Theatre;
GeoScience World

To help support online learning and remote research for the remainder of the semester, the following GSW book publishers have extended public access to all of their ebooks through June 30, 2020:

  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists
  • Canadian Science Publishing
  • Clay Minerals Society
  • Geological Society of America
  • Gulf PetroLink
  • Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland
  • PSAAPG
  • SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology
  • Society of Economic Geologists
  • University of Wyoming
 Earth sciences;Geographical sciences;
GIDEON This one-of-a-kind resource covers all infectious diseases in every country. Updated daily with information on the latest outbreaks it's ideal for help with diagnosing diseases and identifying organisms. To access: Select any resource in the list to search, and then on the next page select GIDEON in the blue bar at the top of the page. Biological sciences;Biochemistry;Cellular and molecular medicine;Dentistry;Medicine;Population Health Sciences;Veterinary sciences
Global Health To access, select Global Health from the list of databases. Covers the following aspects of human health and disease: Communicable diseases; tropical diseases;parasitic diseases; human nutrition; community and public health; medicinal and poisonous plants. Biological sciences;Biochemistry;Cellular and molecular medicine;Dentistry;Exercise, nutrition and health;Medicine;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Population Health Sciences;Veterinary sciences
Guilford Press Journals Free access to research in psychology and psychiatry, mental health, self-help, education, research methods, and many other disciplines. Counselling;Psychology;Sociology
Harvard Business Review E-Book Subscription Collection
Contains the complete catalog of Harvard Business Review e-books. Over 600 e-books that include 400+ monographs, newly published e-books, seminal works, and 150+ article compilations of the HBR Classics series. Accounting and finance;Economics;Management
Historical Texts Historical Texts brings together four historically significant collections: Early English Books Online (EEBO), Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO), 65,000 texts from the British Library 19th Century collection, and the UK Medical Heritage Library (UKMHL). History;Medicine
IDFA 200 documentary film titles can be streamed for free. Film and television;Politics and international studies;Sociology
IEEE Xplore Access to the IEEE suite of 400+ eLearning courses through to the end of June Aerospace engineering;Civil engineering;Computer science;Electrical and electronic engineering;Engineering mathematics;Mechanical engineering
IGI Global Databases Content across 350+ topics in 11 core subject areas, including business and management, computer science, education, law, medicine and healthcare, science and engineering and social sciences and humanities. Accounting and finance;Management;Computer science;Dentistry;Earth sciences;Economics;Education;Geographical sciences;Law;Medicine;Engineering mathematics;Mechanical engineering;Physics;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Policy studies;Politics and international studies;Population Health Sciences;Sociology;Veterinary sciences
International Monetary Fund IMF offers a policy tracker which summarizes the key economic responses governments are taking to limit the human and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic as of end-March 2020. The tracker includes 186 economies. More countries will be added soon. Economics
Internet Archive, including National Emergency Library In addition to its regular public domain archive content, Internet Archive has made an 'emergency library' of 1.4 million ebooks and other documents available to registered users for limited borrowing. Please be aware this is a US resource and some of the content may not fully comply with UK copyright law. Accounting and finance;Aerospace engineering;Anatomy;Archaeology and anthropology;Biochemistry;Biological sciences;Cellular and molecular medicine;Chemistry;Civil engineering;Classics and ancient history;Computer science;Counselling;Dentistry;Earth sciences;Economics;Education;Electrical and electronic engineering;Engineering mathematics;English;Exercise, nutrition and health;Film and television;French;Geographical sciences;German;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;History;History of art;Italian;Law;Management;Mathematics;Mechanical engineering;Medicine;Music;Philosophy;Physics;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Policy studies;Politics and international studies;Population Health Sciences;Psychology;Religion and theology;Russian;Sociology;Theatre;Translation;Veterinary sciences
IOP IOP Publishing acknowledges the devastating impact Coronavirus (COVID-19) is having around the world and they will do whatever they can to assist researchers, medical professionals, policy makers and others who are working to address this public health emergency. As part of their response, all relevant published and forthcoming articles in their journals will be made immediately available to PubMed Central (PMC) throughout the duration of the crisis, with rights to enable text and data mining, re-use and secondary analysis. Biological sciences;Biochemistry;Cellular and molecular medicine;Dentistry;Exercise, nutrition and health;Medicine;Physics;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Population Health Sciences;Veterinary sciences
Journal Archives Journal Archives - brings together content from eight major publishers: Brill, Institution of Civil Engineers, Institute of Physics, ProQuest, Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, the Royal Society of Chemistry and Taylor and Francis, as well as the complete run of feminist magazine Spare Rib. Accounting and finance;Aerospace engineering;Anatomy;Archaeology and anthropology;Biochemistry;Biological sciences;Cellular and molecular medicine;Chemistry;Civil engineering;Classics and ancient history;Computer science;Counselling;Dentistry;Earth sciences;Economics;Education;Electrical and electronic engineering;Engineering mathematics;English;Exercise, nutrition and health;Film and television;French;Geographical sciences;Geographical sciences;German;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;History;History of art;Italian;Law;Management;Mathematics;Mechanical engineering;Medicine;Music;Philosophy;Physics;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Policy studies;Politics and international studies;Population Health Sciences;Psychology;Religion and theology;Russian;Sociology;Theatre;Translation;Veterinary sciences
JoVE Education To access: Follow the link and complete the registration form. Free access until 15 June 2020. JoVE Education is a collection of scientific educational videos. Aerospace engineering;Anatomy;Biochemistry;Biological sciences;Cellular and molecular medicine;Chemistry;Civil engineering;Computer science;Dentistry;Earth sciences;Education;Electrical and electronic engineering;Engineering mathematics;Geographical sciences;Mechanical engineering;Medicine;Physics;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Veterinary sciences
JSTOR eBooks Access to over 35,000 ebooks across a range of disciplines. Accounting and finance;Aerospace engineering;Anatomy;Archaeology and anthropology;Biochemistry;Biological sciences;Cellular and molecular medicine;Chemistry;Civil engineering;Classics and ancient history;Computer science;Counselling;Dentistry;Earth sciences;Economics;Education;Electrical and electronic engineering;Engineering mathematics;English;Exercise, nutrition and health;Film and television;French;Geographical sciences;German;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;History;History of art;Italian;Law;Management;Mathematics;Mechanical engineering;Medicine;Music;Philosophy;Physics;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Policy studies;Politics and international studies;Population Health Sciences;Psychology;Religion and theology;Russian;Sociology;Theatre;Translation;Veterinary sciences
JSTOR Public Health 26 Journal archives in Public Health Dentistry;Exercise, nutrition and health;Medicine;Policy studies;Population Health Sciences;Psychology;Sociology;Veterinary sciences
Karger Coronavirus / COVID-19 Karger is making all published Coronavirus / COVID-19 articles freely available until the end of 2020, in order to support current research initiatives and community health. To make them easy to find, they have been grouped in a “Coronavirus Topic Article Package”.  Biological sciences;Biochemistry;Cellular and molecular medicine;Dentistry;Medicine;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Population Health Sciences;Veterinary sciences
Law Trove Legal educational materials from Oxford University Press. Law;Politics and international studies
Literary Encyclopedia A constantly evolving and updating repository of authoritative reference work about literary and cultural history. All articles are solicited by invitation from specialist scholars in higher education institutions all over the world. English;History;Film and television;Classics and ancient history;Politics and international studies;Theatre
Mary Ann Liebert journal articles relating to COVID-19 A collection of articles made available free online to serve as open resources for the community as it works to ensure that the COVID-19 outbreak is fully understood and contained. Biological sciences;Biochemistry;Cellular and molecular medicine;Dentistry;Medicine;Population Health Sciences;Veterinary sciences
MedRxiv COVID-19 SARS-CoV-2 Preprints COVID-19 SARS-CoV-2 preprints from medRxiv and bioRxiv. Biological sciences;Biochemistry;Cellular and molecular medicine;Dentistry;Medicine;Population Health Sciences;Veterinary sciences
MIT Press Direct A collection of ebooks published by MIT Press. Key subject areas include art and architecture, biomedical sciences, business and finance, computer science, cognitive science, design, education, environment, game studies, humanities, information science, linguistics, neuroscience, new media, philosophy, and social sciences. Accounting and finance;Aerospace engineering;Anatomy;Archaeology and anthropology;Biochemistry;Biological sciences;Cellular and molecular medicine;Chemistry;Civil engineering;Classics and ancient history;Computer science;Counselling;Dentistry;Earth sciences;Economics;Education;Electrical and electronic engineering;Engineering mathematics;English;Exercise, nutrition and health;Film and television;French;Geographical sciences;German;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;History;History of art;Italian;Law;Management;Mathematics;Mechanical engineering;Medicine;Music;Philosophy;Physics;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Policy studies;Politics and international studies;Population Health Sciences;Psychology;Religion and theology;Russian;Sociology;Theatre;Translation;Veterinary sciences
OpenEdition Nearly 10,000 ebooks and 535 journals mostly in French but also in Spanish, Italian, German and English. For the moment content will be available in PDF format. OpenEdition brings together four platforms dedicated to electronic resources and academic information in the humanities and social sciences.  French;German;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;Italian;Russian;Translation studies
OUP resources on Coronavirus (free) With the recent coronavirus situation, Oxford University Press has made content from online resources and leading journals freely accessible to assist researchers, medical professionals, policy makers, and others who are working to address this potential health crisis.  Biological sciences;Biochemistry;Cellular and molecular medicine;Dentistry;Medicine;Policy studies;Population Health Sciences;Veterinary sciences
Paratext US Documents Masterfile Includes 15 million citations with 10 million links to foundational full text U.S. government publications. Many files are updated daily or weekly, alongside hard-to-find historical materials. Law;Politics and international studies
Politics Trove Politics Trove facilitates a rounded and complete study of politics. Its powerful search facility means you can delve deeper into your title, navigate more easily, and connect with additional resources in your own institution’s library collection. Politics and international studies
Poverty, Philanthropy and Social Conditions in Victorian Britain This multi-archive collection, comprising collections from The National Archives at Kew, the British Library and Senate House Library navigates the complex social climate of nineteenth and early twentieth-century Britain between the introduction of the New Poor Law in 1834 and the eventual abolition of the workhouse system in 1930. History;Politics and international studies;Sociology;Policy studies
Project Euclid, Duke University Press Online access to mathematical and statistical scholarship. Mathematics;Physics;Computer science;Engineering mathematics;Electrical and electronic engineering
Proquest Central The largest single periodical resource available, bringing together complete databases across all major subject areas, including Business, Health and Medical, Language and Literature, Social Sciences, Education, Science and Technology, as well as core titles in the Performing and Visual Arts, History, Religion, Philosophy, and includes thousands of full-text newspapers from around the world. Accounting and finance;Aerospace engineering;Anatomy;Archaeology and anthropology;Biochemistry;Biological sciences;Cellular and molecular medicine;Chemistry;Civil engineering;Classics and ancient history;Computer science;Counselling;Dentistry;Earth sciences;Economics;Education;Electrical and electronic engineering;Engineering mathematics;English;Exercise, nutrition and health;Film and television;French;Geographical sciences;German;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;History;History of art;Italian;Law;Management;Mathematics;Mechanical engineering;Medicine;Music;Philosophy;Physics;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Policy studies;Politics and international studies;Population Health Sciences;Psychology;Religion and theology;Russian;Sociology;Theatre;Translation;Veterinary sciences
Proquest Historical Newspapers Access to the following Proquest newspaper archives: Black Newspaper Collection; Chicago Tribune; Chinese Newspapers Collection; Los Angeles Times; The Boston Globe; The Wall Street Journal; The Washington Post  Accounting and finance;Aerospace engineering;Anatomy;Archaeology and anthropology;Biochemistry;Biological sciences;Cellular and molecular medicine;Chemistry;Civil engineering;Classics and ancient history;Computer science;Counselling;Dentistry;Earth sciences;Economics;Education;Electrical and electronic engineering;Engineering mathematics;English;Exercise, nutrition and health;Film and television;French;Geographical sciences;German;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;History;History of art;Italian;Law;Management;Mathematics;Mechanical engineering;Medicine;Music;Philosophy;Physics;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Policy studies;Politics and international studies;Population Health Sciences;Psychology;Religion and theology;Russian;Sociology;Theatre;Translation;Veterinary sciences
Proquest One Literature Contains 5 million literature citations from thousands of journals, monographs, dissertations, and more than 500,000 primary works – including rare and obscure texts, multiple versions, and non-traditional sources like comics, theatre performances, and author readings. English;Theatre
RIPM Jazz Periodicals

To assist you with your music research during this unsettling time of COVID-19, RIPM will make all of its databases available to qualified non-subscribing universities, colleges and conservatories until at least May 31. Free online access to rare jazz music periodicals.

Music
RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals with Full Text AND European and North American Music Periodicals

To assist you with your music research during this unsettling time of COVID-19, RIPM will make all of its databases available to qualified non-subscribing universities, colleges and conservatories until at least May 31. Free online access to rare music periodicals.

Music
SAE Mobilus (Society of Automotive Engineers) Mobility engineering resources. UoB access covers Technical Papers, Journals and eBooks. Electrical and electronic engineering;Engineering mathematics
SAGE Knowledge Books and Reference The premier social sciences platform for SAGE and CQ Press book, reference, and video content Accounting and finance;Management;Economics;Counselling;Psychology;Policy Studies;Law;Education;Earth sciences;Geographical sciences;Exercise, nutrition and health;Medicine;Politics and international studies;Sociology
SAGE Research Methods Video SAGE Research Methods Video includes hours of tutorials, interviews, video case studies, and mini-documentaries covering the entire research process. Accounting and finance;Aerospace engineering;Anatomy;Archaeology and anthropology;Biochemistry;Biological sciences;Cellular and molecular medicine;Chemistry;Civil engineering;Classics and ancient history;Computer science;Counselling;Dentistry;Earth sciences;Economics;Education;Electrical and electronic engineering;Engineering mathematics;English;Exercise, nutrition and health;Film and television;French;Geographical sciences;German;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;History;History of art;Italian;Law;Management;Mathematics;Mechanical engineering;Medicine;Music;Philosophy;Physics;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Policy studies;Politics and international studies;Population Health Sciences;Psychology;Religion and theology;Russian;Sociology;Theatre;Translation;Veterinary sciences
SAGE Video SAGE Video showcases highly relevant educational video across key social science disciplines. Accounting and finance;Management;Economics;Counselling;Dentistry;Psychology;Policy Studies;Law;Education;Earth sciences;Geographical sciences;Exercise, nutrition and health;Medicine;Politics and international studies;Sociology;Veterinary sciences
Selected University Press content on Project Muse Research in the humanities and social sciences, from a variety of distinguished university presses, societies, and related not-for-profit publishers. Accounting and finance;Archaeology and anthropology;Biochemistry;Biological sciences;Cellular and molecular medicine;Chemistry;Classics and ancient history;Computer science;Earth sciences;Economics;Education;English;Film and television;French;Geographical sciences;German;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;History;History of art;Italian;Law;Management;Medicine;Music;Philosophy;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Policy studies;Politics and international studies;Population Health Sciences;Psychology;Religion and theology;Russian;Sociology;Theatre;Translation
Shakespeare's Globe Archive This collection of documents offers insights into the performance practice in the particular space of the reconstructed Globe Theatre. It details the way in which the theatre was constructed as a place of radical experiment. It documents over 200 performances through prompt books, wardrobe notes, programmes, publicity material, annual reports, show reports, photographs and architectural plans.  English;History;Theatre
Soviet Woman Digital Archive Published initially under the aegis of the of Soviet Women’s Anti-Fascist Committee and the Central Council of Trade Unions of the USSR, this magazine was tasked with countering anti-Soviet propaganda by introducing Western audiences to the lifestyle of Soviet women. History;Politics and international studies;Russian
SPIE Digital Library Access to the world’s largest collection of optics and photonics applied research: 468,000+ proceedings papers from SPIE conferences; 25,000+ presentation recording videos of research presented at SPIE conferences; 35,000+ journal papers from 11 SPIE journals; 400+ eBooks Biochemistry;Biological sciences;Cellular and molecular medicine;Computer science;Medicine;Physics;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Electrical and electronic engineering;Engineering mathematics;Mathematics
Springer Nature Coronavirus Information Springer/Nature Central Research Hub contains links to relevant research from our journals and books, as well as additional commentary on COVID19. Our editors are also selecting pertinent content to highlight. Overall more than 12,000 pieces of journal and book content are free to access, and will continue to be so for as long as needed. Biological sciences;Biochemistry;Cellular and molecular medicine;Dentistry;Medicine;Population Health Sciences;Veterinary sciences
UCL Open Access Resources Open access resources published by UCL Press. Accounting and finance;Archaeology and anthropology;Classics and ancient history;Dentistry;Economics;Education;English;Film and television;History;History of art;Law;Management;Medicine;Philosophy;Policy studies;Politics and international studies;Psychology;Religion and theology;Sociology;Theatre;Veterinary sciences
University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection Free to read scholarly ebooks in the humanities and social sciences, with particular focus on performing arts; classical studies; political science; American studies (especially disability and class studies); Asian and African studies. Theatre;Classics and ancient history;Politics and international studies;Law;History;Sociology;German;English
VitalSource Helps Information on accessing available hereVitalSource Helps offers free access to tens of thousands of eBooks through 30th June, 2020. This programme is made possible by the leading publishers in UKIR higher education. Accounting and finance;Aerospace engineering;Anatomy;Archaeology and anthropology;Biochemistry;Biological sciences;Cellular and molecular medicine;Chemistry;Civil engineering;Classics and ancient history;Computer science;Counselling;Dentistry;Earth sciences;Economics;Education;Electrical and electronic engineering;Engineering mathematics;English;Exercise, nutrition and health;Film and television;French;Geographical sciences;German;Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American studies;History;History of art;Italian;Law;Management;Mathematics;Mechanical engineering;Medicine;Music;Philosophy;Physics;Physiology, pharmacology and neuroscience;Policy studies;Politics and international studies;Population Health Sciences;Psychology;Religion and theology;Russian;Sociology;Theatre;Translation;Veterinary sciences
WARC Marketing in the COVID-19 Crisis A special series on responding to and rebounding from the COVID-19 crunch. Accounting and finance;Dentistry;Economics;Management;Veterinary sciences
Westlaw Books A collection of legal textbooks made available on the Westlaw platform. Law;Policy studies;Politics and international studies
YourMusicBusiness Pool of resources to help with getting into the music industry. Made access free. To access: Follow the link. You are registering as part of an Organisation (Not an individual). Add your details. It will then ask you to choose an organisation. Choose: FREE USE Password: Find the password for this resource here. Music

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