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.
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.
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.
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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
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.
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