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The following databases will be available through April 30, 2020.
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In collaboration with the Association of Research Libraries, BioOne and their publishers have made articles related to coronavirus from multiple publishers available via open access through 2020. Visit this site, for more information.
Cochrane is temporarily removing access restrictions to The Cochrane Library database and providing two relevant collections.
The GeoScience World publishers below are offering free access to all their ebooks through June 30. To access the books, visit https://pubs.geoscienceworld.org/books.
- American Association of Petroleum Geologists
- Canadian Science Publishing
- Clay Minerals Society
- Geological Society of America
- Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland
- SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology
- Society of Economic Geologists
- University of Wyoming
"As a sign of good faith we’re opening up access to the IBISWorld industry database at NO COST for interested faculty & staff to utilize while everyone gets a handle on the implication of what’s occurring."
"We’re also finalizing a new COVID-19 Exposure Analysis Tool, which will track & identify the economic implications and forecasted projections of each industry, from IBISWorld’s independent perspective."
The Internet Archive is suspending waitlists for the 1.4 million (and growing) books in their lending library by creating a National Emergency Library to serve the nation’s displaced learners. The suspension will run through June 30, 2020, or the end of the US national emergency, whichever is later. To access this library, click here.
With support of some of their content partners, Kanopy is making a limited number of titles freely accessible through May 31. The list of content providers participating include First Run Features, Samuel Goldwyn, Collective Eye Films, FilmRise, Films We Like, Media Education Foundation and NYX.
The vendor has created a COVID-19 News Tracker. Per their communication: "We’ve been using the news tracker to monitor the velocity of the news and hope it will provide you with some additional perspective and useful insight."
Per communications from this vendor:
We are committed to providing all coronavirus/Covid-19 coverage for free for the duration of the pandemic. We’re reporting daily on topics like the problems with coronavirus testing in the United States and an overview of the current treatments.
A special page at NEJM.org presents a collection of articles and other resources on the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, including clinical reports, management guidelines, and commentary. All articles are freely available.
The following publishers are making content freely available on Project Muse for a limited time. For additional information, see https://about.muse.jhu.edu/resources/freeresourcescovid19/#covid19resources
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From the vendor:
"We have also launched a microsite at www.taylorandfrancis.com/coronavirus to consolidate journal and book resources on this topic. This is currently being updated daily based on keyword scans of articles in production to ensure that we are making all COVID-19 research free at the point of publication. "