This list includes some of the publishers and vendors who are extending access or making access to their content free during this period of the increased need for online access. The time periods for these new access conditions vary, so please check the company's policy or contact the Libraries for support. If there is another service you'd like to know about, please contact us.
*Please note: continuing access to these resources is not guaranteed by the Touro College Libraries. We encourage you to make use of these resources if they support your online emergency teaching, but discourage you from using them as a permanent part of your curriculum going forward.*
ProQuest Coronavirus Research Database: ProQuest has enabled this resource to create a clearinghouse for coronavirus information from a variety of publishers. You can access this under the TCL databases menu. Please find OA resources in the box below.
OpenStax has collected a list of free learning technologies on their blog, including:
JSTOR: While it already provides many open access resources, JSTOR is expanding access to collections and books through June 30, 2021.
Public Books Database: University presses are offering free access to many eBooks during the coronavirus pandemic.
If there is another publisher or vendor that you'd like to check the status of, please view this compiled list of publishers and vendors offering free expanded access for a limited time (many through the end of the semester): Vendor Covid-19 Related Donations and Pro Bono Access available at https://tinyurl.com/vendorsupportedaccess. University Information Policy Officers, Vendor Love in the Time of COVID-19, © 2020. CC-BY.
Many of the resources in this guide are included thanks to the Boatwright Memorial Library at the University of Richmond.
Many publishers are making their research and publications about COVID-19 available for free. Some of those resources are listed below, and others may be found in our LibGuide for COVID-19.
Elsevier: Novel Coronavirus Information Center
American Society for Microbiology (ASM): free access to research articles published over the last year in ASM’s 16 scholarly journals
Wiley Online Library: Novel Coronavirus Content Free to Access
Oxford University Press: Free Access to OUP Resources on Coronavirus and Related Topics
Duke University Press: Navigating the threat of Pandemic Syllabus
Sage Publishing: Access COVID-19 Articles (freely available)
American Society for Microbiology: freely available Novel Coronavirus Resources
JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Assoc.) Network: Coronavirus Resource Center
NEJM (New England Journal of Medicine): COVID-19 Resources
Clarivate: Global Resource Site