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*Covid-19 - LIT library services information: Free eBooks, eJournals & other resources

Project Muse

PROJECT MUSE: With many of us secluded and/or isolated, scholarly content is still within reach. Special thanks to our participating publishers for providing temporarily FREE content on the MUSE platform.

Coronavirus Research Database

The Coronavirus Research Database is a collection of journal articles, preprints, conference proceedings, dissertations and more related to COVID-19 and other coronaviruses. It includes comprehensive research background coverage of past pandemics and epidemics, like MERS and SARS, to give researchers and students context around the current global crisis.

More resources on Coronavirus


AUDIBLE: Stories free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.


ScienceDirect: The 256 textbooks currently on ScienceDirect will be automatically entitled to all active ScienceDirect customers for a period of 90 days. LIT users will be able to use these eBooks when accessing ScienceDirect through the library website.
Tip: to find available eBooks refine publications: Access type →Subscribed & complimentary

John Hopkins Press

JOHN HOPKINS PRESS: All JHUP books and journals are now free to access. The decision aims to ease the transition to at-home learning for students who might have difficulty accessing their university libraries remotely as they complete their course work. More info here.



To better support researchers through he COVID-19 crisis, from now through December 31, 2020, JSTOR  increased the number of articles you can read online for free from 6 to 100.
How to register & get free access to content

Biodiversity HEritage Library

The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is the world’s largest open access digital library for biodiversity literature and archives. BHL is revolutionizing global research by providing free, worldwide access to knowledge about life on Earth.
The BHL portal provides free access to hundreds of thousands of volumes, comprising over 58 million pages, from the 15th-21st centuries. In addition to public domain content, BHL works with rights holders to obtain permission to make in-copyright materials openly available under Creative Commons licenses.


Harvard Business Review opened up free access to all of their resources for leading and working through #coronavirus.

Mind Tools

Mind Tools created a FREE "support pack" of relevant resources aimed at maintaining your physical and emotional well-being.

Access Covid-19 Support Pack here


NASA makes their entire media library publicly accessible and copyright free

Annual Reviews

ANNUAL REVIEWS: To assist students, faculty, & researchers working and studying remotely during the #Covid_19 pandemic, we made our content available to all. We hope it will make the time spent away from research and academic institutions a little easier.

Other online services

A list of online services that have been made available for free for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. Created by @ShaneHastingsIE

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