Many publishers have provided temporary free or unrestricted access to content to support online teaching, learning, and research during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Where content has been made immediately available and accessible, we have listed it on this page. The Library is also working with information from publishers to activate access to additional titles. This page will be updated with new content as it becomes available.
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JSTOR are providing free access to 26 newly released public health journals. Topics addressed include Epidemiology, Health Policy and Administration, Occupational and Environmental Health, Health Equity and the Culture of Health, Aging, Bioethics, and Health Promotion.
They have also expanded their free read-online access from 6 to 100 free articles per month. Free read-online access requires you to set up of a a free personal JSTOR account.
RUP are making all articles in the following journals temporarily free to read: Journal of Cell Biology (JCB), Journal of Experimental Medicine (JEM ), and Journal of General Physiology (JGP).
University of Chicago Press have provided temporary online access to the following journal titles:
The JAMA Network COVID-19 collection, includes Q&As with NIAID's Anthony Fauci, an interactive map of the outbreak, courtesy of The Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering, and past publications on vaccine development, infection control, and public health preparedness.
Free collection includes relevant psychological research published across the APA Journals portfolio.
Access to Coronavirus articles across 3 journal titles. Expires 31/12/20
BMJ's covid-19 hub supports health professionals and researchers with practical guidance, online CPD courses, as well as the latest news, comment, and research from The BMJ. The content is free and updated daily.
In response to the rapidly evolving challenges posed by COVID-19, BMJ are providing free access to their most relevant CPD online courses to update and refresh clinical knowledge for those supporting our healthcare systems.
Free access to 59 ebooks on epidemics, containment strategies, homeschooling, distance learning, and crisis response. New related content will be added as it is published. Expires 30/04/21
Free access to related articles and chapters in the Coronavirus Free Access Collection
Access to the latest early stage and peer-reviewed research on COVID-19, including over 20,000 ScienceDirect articles.
Free access to expert briefings, journal articles, and book chapters related to coronavirus and the management of epidemics.
No-cost access to full-text content covering all facets of COVID-19 and related infectious diseases. The Coronavirus Research Database saves time and improves outcomes for researchers by aggregating authoritative content from ProQuest with content made available at no cost by members of the International Association of STM Publishers – including Springer Nature, Taylor & Francis and The BMJ.
To support the nursing community RCNi have developed a dedicated COVID-19 resource centre that is completely free to access for all nurses and frontline NHS staff working with coronavirus patients. It includes peer-reviewed evidence-based articles and e-learning modules which address some of the areas of care that COVID-19 patients may require, as well as resources designed to help staff stay well during this demanding and stressful period.
The Royal Society have made all papers free to access and have compiled a special collection comprised of papers likely to be relevant to the outbreak.
All of Statista’s COVID-19 content is free to access, including numerous dossiers on specific countries, economic impact on industries, infographics, and additional updates as they become available.
Access to Coronavirus-related research articles, reviews and comments, books and chapters.
Free access to the latest Coronavirus research and news.