Free content during coronavirus

In order to assist in the transfer to remote working during the Covid-19 pandemic, several publishers have made additional content free to use on a temporary basis. Please be aware that this content is only accessible for the duration of the Covid-19 emergency.

Please note - there is no guarantee that publishers will continue to make this additional content freely available, access may be removed without notice at any time.

Also, in most cases the additional content cannot be added to the library catalogue so should be searched via the links below.

 Academic Video Online
Provides unlimited remote access to more than 63,000 videos all cross-searchable from a single platform. The database includes scholarly video material of virtually every video type: documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, field recordings, commercials, demonstrations, original and raw footage including tens of thousands of exclusive titles.
 American Economic   Association
Open Access to nine economics journals with back files dating back as far as 1911.
 Annual Reviews
All journals have been made available.
 Art History Research Net
A leading digital resource for the study of architecture, urbanism, and interior design. To access this resource additional login details are required, please go to the Usernames and passwords for temporary Covid-19 access  in the Help section of Library Matters for this information.
 Askews VLE e-books
Extended Access from Participating Publishers. A list of publishers can be found on the Askews homepage.
 Berghahn Journals
38 scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities.
 Bloomsbury Applied Visual   Arts
Bloomsbury Applied Visual Arts combines visual inspiration with practical advice on everything from idea generation and research techniques to portfolio development. Contains more than 170 highly illustrated books, providing structured and accessible coverage across the main visual arts disciplines.
 Bloomsbury Architecture Library
A leading digital resource for the study of architecture, urbanism, and interior design.
 Bloomsbury Collections
Contains over 6,000 e-book titles from publishers such as Berg, Continuum and Arden Shakespeare.
 Bloomsbury Fashion   Central
Contains over 170 fashion business cases covering a vast range of topics designed to suit the entire breadth of the fashion curriculum, from design to retailing.
 Box of Broadcasts
BoB is now accessible for all of our students located in the EU. Please note that due to licencing restrictions BoB is not currently available outside of the EU.
 The British Library -   accessing online content   and services
Contains links to numerous digital collections from the British Library as well as other useful information.
 Cambridge Core
Coverage has been extended to include all of the Cambridge Histories and  Cambridge Elements series. Also, free, online access to higher education  textbooks and coronavirus research during the COVID-19 outbreak.
 Critical Publishing
There are FREE sample chapters for all education titles and other resources on our website. There are also lots of useful posts on our blog. Students are being offered a FREE ebook of their choice to use on their personal device (pdf or epub). Go to the Critical Publishing website and select the title and format you would like and use the voucher code STUDENTEBOOK20 at the appropriate time
 Dawsonera
Where Publishers are agreeable, any Dawsonera e-books the University has  purchased with a limited user licence will have unlimited credit access.
 De Gruyter
Offering over 75,000 e-book titles in subjects such as Architecture and Design, Business and Economics, Chemistry, Islamic and middle Eastern Studies, Literary Studies, Social Sciences, and Sports and Recreation.
 Drama Online
Access to all content in addition to our existing subscription for this e-resource.
 Duke University Press
e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection
e-Duke Journals Scholarly Collection
 EDP Sciences
EDP Sciences All journals content available from 2018-2020.
 Gale
Novels for Students (eBook series) provides overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. It includes discussions around the plot, characters, themes and structure, as well as the work's cultural and historical significance. You may be prompted to enter with a password, please go to the Usernames and passwords for temporary Covid-19 access in the Help section of Library Matters for this information.
 Hart Publishing (within   Bloomsbury Collections)
Over 1,600 Law e-books.
 HeinOnline
This database cover most aspects of Law. There is also free access to Academic Core which gives access to 30 databases and over 70 million pages of content.
 Historical Texts
A single platform offering over 460,000 late 15th to early 19th Century texts. The collections are the UK Medical Heritage Library, Early English Books Online, Eighteenth Century Collections Online and BL 19th Century.
 Human Kinetics Library
Human Kinetics Library is dedicated to the research, teaching, and understanding of kinesiology, sport, and exercise science.
 IEEE
Access to the IEEE suite of 400+ eLearning courses.
 Institute of Historical   Research, University of   London
British History Online.
 JoVE
Temporary free access to Science Education videos.
 JSTOR
A special collection of 35,000+ ebooks in addition to those we already had available on JSTOR.
 Microbiology Society
Access to the journals platform.
 MIT Press
Complimentary access to a catalogue of 2,700 eBooks on MIT Press Direct.
 Ohio State University Press
Access to over 700 OSU Press e-books.
 Ovid LWW Health Library   Collection
A specialised collection of books, videos, animations, questions and answers an other digital assets.
 Project Euclid mathematics   and statistics online
Gives access to the Euclid Prime Collection - a growing collection of high-impact, peer-reviewed titles in theoretical and applied mathematics and statistic
MSP (Mathematical Sciences Publishers on Euclid)
Duke Mathematical Journal & DMJ100 (vols 1-100 of the archive)..
 Project Muse
Project MUSE is pleased to support its participating publishers in making scholarly content temporarily available for free on its platform.
 ProQuest Central
ProQuest Central is 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.
 ProQuest E-Book Central
Where Publishers are agreeable, any E-Book Central e-books the University  has purchased with a limited user licence will have unlimited credit access.
 RIPM
The Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals.
 RIPM Jazz Periodicals
The RIPM Jazz collection.
 Routledge History of   Feminism
A free trial. This resource covers the fascinating subject of feminism over the long nineteenth century (1776–1928). It contains an extensive range of primary and secondary resources, including full books, selected chapters, and journal articles, as well as new thematic essays, and subject introductions on its structural themes.
 Sage Knowledge
A social sciences platform for books, videos and reference content.
 Sage Research Methods   Video
Videos about research methods, statistics and evaluation.
 Sage Video
A platform showcasing educational video across key social sciences disciplines.
 ScienceDirect
The 256 textbooks currently on ScienceDirect will become automatically available.
 SIAM Journal on   Mathematics of Data   Science
This journal continues to be freely available this year during its introductory launch period.
 Springer Nature
Key textbooks across Springer Nature’s eBook subject collections. This takes you to the entire eBook collection. For the featured titles see the link on the Springer Nature eBooks page.
 University of California   Press
Gives access to the University of California Press’s full range of online journals.
 University of Michigan Press
The University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection of 1,150+ titles will be free to read, but not download.
 VitalSource helps   programme
Offering an expansive range of electronic texts, students can log-in to the VitalSource Bookshelf app using their University email address and then find and view course materials from participating publishers. First time users will need to create an account and a help video has been provided to explain the process.
 Westlaw
Sweet and Maxwell academic textbooks have been added along with 300 additional e-books.
Over 50 articles related to infectious diseases, epidemics, computational epidemiology, and pandemics.
Latest news, research, and commentary on the coronavirus.
37 articles in a Chemistry in Coronavirus Research Virtual Issue; focused on virus structure & infection mechanism and Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approaches.
JAMA and related AMA journals related information about Covid-19 is now open access.
Coronavirus-related article collection.
APA COVID-19 Information and Resources. Continually updated by APA for psychologists, health-care workers and the public.
59 ebooks on epidemics, containment strategies, homeschooling, distance learning, and crisis response.

 BMJ's Coronavirus (Covid-   19) Hub

 

BMJ has a free resource on SARS-CoV-2 and covid-19 to inform diagnosis and treatment, and to promote the wellbeing and safety of staff and patients during this extremely stressful and challenging period. 
 
The Hub is updated daily and draws on the latest peer reviewed research, news and opinion from The BMJ and BMJ’s 70 + specialist journals. 
It also provides online CPD from BMJ Learning and guidance on the evidence-based management of covid-19 from BMJ Best Practice.
 Canadian Science   Publishing
Coronavirus and related research collection.
 Covid-19 Hub
A page of tools and data sets related to the Covid-19 outbreak produced by the ZB Med Information Centre for Life Sciences.
 Elsevier
COVID-19 Information Center for PubMed Central.
 Emerald
Content related to Coronavirus and epidemics management in general.
 Healthcare Infection   Society
Covid-19-related content made freely available from HIS journals.
 IEEE
All articles relating to Covid-19 have been made available for free.
 IHS Markit
Standards, journals and books are available to help accelerate manufacturing and production of protective equipment and innovate solutions to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
 JSTOR
Access to 26 newly released Public Health journals.
 Karger
76 mostly open access articles about Covid-19.
 Mary Ann Liebert
Covid-19 articles.
 National Academy of   Sciences
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Coronavirus Disease news and resources.
 New England Journal of   Medicine
A collection of articles and other resources on the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, including clinical reports, management guidelines and commentary.
 OECD
The OECD is compiling data, analysis and recommendations on a range of topics to address the emerging health, economic and societal crisis, facilitate co-ordination, and contribute to the necessary global action when confronting this enormous collective challenge.
 Oxford University Press
A number of Coronavirus articles made freely available in response to the pandemic.
 Proquest Coronavirus   Research Database 
This database curates openly available content related to coronaviruses.
 It includes thousands of open-access articles from the world’s leading publishers as well as current research from pre-print repositories.
 Royal Society Publishing
All research findings and data relevant to the covid-19 pandemic have been made open access.
 Ravenpack
Coronavirus News Monitor.
 Sage Coronavirus (Covid   -19) Research
This collection of articles includes the latest medical research from Sage related to the virus as well as top social and behavioural research to help individuals  communities, and leaders make the best decisions on dealing with the outbreak and its consequences.
  SIAM Epidemiology   Collection
Content from the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. It features epidemiology, disease modelling, pandemics and vaccines.
  Taylor & Francis
Over 1100 coronavirus articles made open access in response to the pandemic.
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