Free access to resources during COVID-19

As the situation with Covid-19 continues to develop rapidly, many publishers are making their resources freely and temporarily available, i.e. for the coming weeks, months or for the remainder of the academic year.


The following list will be updated regularly as we find new resources.

APA Publishing is helping to support our customers during this challenging time by making a variety of resources freely available. For students and faculty at colleges and universities that have shut down their campuses and moved classes online, we are allowing instructors to use PsycLearn : Research Methods content with their students at no cost for the remainder of this semester. The eight available modules of PsycLearn : Introduction to Social Psychology are also available. Interested educators should contact their APA Partnership Manager or email.

With the cooperation of the publisher, it has been made possible to access ArsAequi outside campus. Please, log on with your UM account.

Free access to ARTSTOR has been granted to us via JSTOR. ARTSTOR is an extensive image resource for educational and scholarly use.

In collaboration with the Association of Research Libraries, BioOne and their publishing partners have made articles related to coronavirus available via open access through 2020.

Bohn Stafleu van Loghum gave free access until august 1st 2020 to the following textbooks:

  • Textbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology: a life course approach / Steegers
  • Anamnese en lichamelijk onderzoek / van der Meer
  • Diagnostiek van alledaagse klachten / de Jongh
  • Leerboek acute geneeskunde / van Vugt
  • Leerboek chirurgie / Gooszen
  • Leerboek Epidemiologie / Bouter
  • Volksgezondheid en Gezondheidszorg / Anema. 

The sixth edition of the A-Team’s Entity Data Management Handbook , explores how to tackle the challenges of sourcing and managing entity data. This handbook is free for you to download.

Duke University Press is sharing their reading lists , which offer free content (included is Navigating the Threat of Pandemic ). Archival content (1999 to 2004) for 20 journals is hosted on Project MUSE and all available content for East Asian Science, Technology and Society is free accessible.

Free access to all Elsevier resources for the research and health community on novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Available in the Elsevier’s Novel Coronavirus Information Center .

JSTOR has expanded the UM’s institution’s access to JSTOR for all eligible programs .
The content includes additional journals and primary source collections beyond the ones the UM already subscribe to, and a rapidly growing collection of ebooks . This access is active through June 30, 2022.

Through 2020 Karger is sharing research data and findings relevant to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak with the Topic Article Package: Coronavirus (COVID-19) .

To support the work of the library and publishing community as we navigate through the COVID-19 crisis, Library Journal (LJ) is offering temporary free access to the digitised edition of LJ , as well as all the content on their website.

Mc Graw-Hill has created a distance-learning toolkit by using AccessMedicine to help empower healthcare professions faculty for online teaching and learning during this critical time.

McGraw-Hill granted free access to Access Neurology for the next two months.
Access Neurology from McGraw-Hill Medical offers online neurology resources for reference, research and curricular instruction. For example, Kandel’s Principles of Neural Sciences is available in Access Neurology.

All journals of the Royal Society will be available because of the Corona crisis.

Research related to coronavirus is freely available on SAGE Journals, as well as a curated collection of both medical and social and behavioral science related to the virus and more broadly on managing pandemics. Sage is also offering free available Resources to help transition to teaching online.

A free trial has been set up with ScienceDirect (Elsevier) until September 16th 2020.
This trial provides access to All Access Books, Freedom Collection Books Backlist and
Freedom Collection Books 2020.
Please check trial access by going to the following URL:

The SIAM Epidemiology Collection , focused on disease modeling, pandemics, and vaccines, is freely available to all for one year.

Taylor & Francis remains committed to ensuring all relevant research is available to those who are at the forefront of research into mitigating its impact.

Free online access to a special COVID-19 collection has been made available by Wiley, as well as access to a  real-time feed , two Special Collections on COVID 19  and historical perspectives on epidemics Europe, 1817 UK, 1854 Hastings, 1873  and Sydney, 1895 .

Wolters Kluwer made the Wolters Kluwer Coronavirus Resources & Tools page  with updates and resources free available for clinicians, nurses and medical researchers, in response to new developments, evidence and guidance.


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