A number of vendors have been offering additional resources to libraries in the face of COVID-19. (Please note: Not all of these resources may apply to your library--this message is for informational purposes only. Consult your library’s ERM practitioner.)
- Bloomsbury Digital Resources
Free access upon request until May 31, 2020.
- Free Resources & Expanded Access
- USMAI Central E-Resource Upgrades for the following until June 30, 2020: Business Source Ultimate, CINAHL Database, and Sociology Source Ultimate
- COVID-19 Free Resources – How to Enable in EBSCO Discovery Service and Full Text Finder
Novel Coronavirus Information Center
Free content related to Coronavirus and the management of epidemics
EBSCO is offering free access until June 30, 2020, for its customers. Contact your EBSCO rep.
COVID-19 Related Research Now Free to Access in IEEE Xplore
Free access until May 31, 2020, to all the Great Courses films. Dozens of Kanopy Spotlight films are also free to watch–new titles are added weekly and can be viewed for 30 days. View the list of free titles in the Licenses tab in Admin. During this time there is also special pricing on other films.
JSTOR resources during COVID-19
- New Day Films
A select number of titles are available with a free 14-day streaming license.
COVID-19 and OCLC Services
- Project Muse
Free Resources on MUSE During COVID-19
- Taylor & Francis
For many more vendors and resources, consult these two lists:
- ICOLC COVID-19 Complimentary Expanded Access Specifics (EAS) spreadsheet
This is a crowd-sourced spreadsheet from the International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC). See the ICOLC statement to learn more.
- Vendor Love in the Time of COVID-19
(aka Vendor COVID-19 Related Donations and Pro Bono Access) © 2020
A “community-sourced list of video and other licensed content that library vendors are making available on free or modified terms during the COVID-19 outbreak"--compiled by the University Information Policy Officers (UIPO), a group of lawyer librarians who work in research libraries and consult on fair use and licensing issues for teaching and research.