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.


British Online ArchivesProviding 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.

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.
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.
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. 
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.
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.
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).
IDFA 200 documentary film titles can be streamed for free.
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.
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.
JSTOR Public Health 26 Journal archives in Public Health
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”. 
Law Trove Legal educational materials from Oxford University Press.
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.
MedRxiv COVID-19 SARS-CoV-2 Preprints COVID-19 SARS-CoV-2 preprints from medRxiv and bioRxiv.
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. 
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. 
Politics Trove Politics Trovefacilitates 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.
SAGE Knowledge Books and Reference The premier social sciences platform for SAGE and CQ Press book, reference, and video content
SAGE Research Methods Video SAGE Research Methods Video includes hours of tutorials, interviews, video case studies, and mini-documentaries covering the entire research process.
SAGE Video SAGE Video showcases highly relevant educational video across key social science disciplines.
Selected University Press content on Project Muse  
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.
UCL Open Access Resources Open access resources published by UCL Press
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.
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.
WARC Marketing in the COVID-19 Crisis A special series on responding to and rebounding from the COVID-19 crunch.
Wolters Kluwer Health Library At Wolters Kluwer we are providing 2 months free access to any of the modules included in the LWW Health Library to help support students in their study whilst they are staying away.

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