In response to the COVID-19 situation Publishers and Vendors are providing enhanced and free services and resources to support the continuity of our research and teaching over these next few months.

The services and resources being offered can be divided into two broad categories:

  • Free access to research content on COVID-19
  • Content and services that will support our distance learning and research

This page will be updated as more information is provided.

LAST UPDATED: 07 April 2020

American Medical Association – JAMA Network

Annual Reviews

  • Increasing our access to all their content until 30 April 2020
  • Providing a Resource Center
    for articles that are freely available on COVID-19

Association for Science Education


CABI Publishing

  • Providing free access to coronavirus content via their Global Health Database including research on epidemiology, prevention, and control of SARS and MERS, content about animal coronaviruses. To access login/register and then copy and paste the code CV6G2366G67 into the ‘Redeem a voucher’ section.


Council for Intellectual Disability

Duke University Press

  • Providing free access to eBooks and journal articles on Navigating the Threat of Pandemic. eBooks are free to read online until June 1, 2020, and journal articles are free until October 1.
  • On the Project Muse platform DUP are opening up free access to archival content for 20 journals until 30 June 2020 and all available content for East Asian Science, Technology and Society
  • UON eBooks published by DUP that have a limited number of users (hosted on either the EBSCO or Proquest platform) will be upgraded to unlimited users to mid-June


  • Elsevier has also prepared a Novel Coronavirus Center (including a Chinese Language version), with free access to information and research pertaining to COVID-19.


Informit Media – TVNews

  • Faculty users have approval to download any TVNews asset that is viewed locally. This file can then be sent to overseas students via Blackboard (not email).



Mark Allen Group – MA Healthcare

MIT Press

Oxford University Press


  • Upgraded the UON owned ebooks that have a limited number of concurrent users on Ebook Central
    to unlimited users until 30 June 2020
  • Proquest has launched and provided free access to a Coronavirus Research Database providing a cross-disciplinary resource enabling researchers to search and discover full-text articles, dissertations and other content from key publishers in one place


  • Has created the microsite Coronavirus (COVID-19) Research providing free access to Medical, Social, and Behavioral Science Articles relevant to COVID-19
  • Upgraded the UON owned ebooks that have a limited number of concurrent users on the Ebook Central platform to unlimited users until mid June 2020
  • Have started to fast track and publish Open Access research relevant to COVID-19 without any article publishing charges

Taylor & Francis

  • A COVID-19 portal aggregating and organising all recently published COVID-19 research
  • UON owned Taylor & Francis ebooks on the ProQuest Ebook Central Platform and the EBSCO platform will update to unlimited access until 30 June 2020.

University of Chicago Press

Wolters Kluwer

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