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.)
For many more vendors and resources, consult these lists:
- Digital Video Collections Guide
A curated source of freely available high quality online film & video collections. Developed by the late deg farrely (Arizona State University) and Scott Spicer - mirrored on ALA. *Disclaimer: Please be aware that we cannot guarantee availability of the content these sites provide, nor assume responsibility for the functionality of these sites. Copyright use understanding is the responsibility of the patron.
- 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.
- Institute of Museum & Library Services
A vast collection of worldwide resources for library-centric COVID-19 topics, from archiving to serving patrons to emergency funding
- Streaming Resources MCM Remote Teaching and Learning
A comprehensive guide of freely available media resources developed by Regina Longo (Modern Culture and Media, Brown University). *Disclaimer: Please be aware that we cannot guarantee availability of the content these sites provide, nor assume responsibility for the functionality of these sites. Copyright use understanding is the responsibility of the patron.
- 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.