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
- JAMA Network’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 Resource Center up to date content featuring scientific resources, an outbreak map, multimedia content, and guidance from the CDC and WHO.
- 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
- Have created an ASE Coronavirus Hub providing free access to content relevant to coronavirus
- BMJ’s Coronavirus (covid-19): Latest news and resources
contains all articles and resources covering the coronavirus outbreak from across the BMJ’s journals and learning resources
- 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.
- Providing a Global Resource Site
and a Chinese Language Site to research and news around the coronaviruses
Council for Intellectual Disability
- CID have created 2 Easy Read guides for people with a disability: Staying safe from Coronavirus, Look after your mental health during Coronavirus
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.
- Providing free access to research on COVID-19 and the management of epidemics and pandemics
- UON owned Emerald ebooks on the ProQuest Ebook Central Platform will update to unlimited access
- Have launched a publishing fund of £20,000 to cover the Article Processing Charges for Social Scientists
research published on Emerald Open Research related to the outbreak and similar healthcare emergencies
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).
- JoVE has made its coronavirus focused research videos freely available through their Coronavirus Free Access Resource Center
- Increasing our access to all their collections
- Free access to 26 Journal Archives in Public Health
until 30 June 2020
Mark Allen Group – MA Healthcare
- MAG have the dedicated page Coronavirus (COVID-19): articles and resources hosting any articles they have published relating to the COVID-19 virus, all of which is free to access.
- MIT Press are providing free articles on pandemics, epidemiology, and other relevant subjects on their Articles for Understanding Pandemics and Epidemiology
- On the MIT Press Reader invited authors provide their expertise and unique perspectives on matters related to the crisis.
Oxford University Press
- OUP has opened access to OUP resources on COVID-19, other coronaviruses, and related topics
- Have made two of their online training programmes, Teaching Online and Blended Learning, freely available. You will need to register to use these resources, Details for registering are on the page linked above.
- 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
- Articles and book reviews on the coronaviruses are now free to read on the UCP Coronavirus Information Page.
- Wolters Kluwer are making COVID-19 resources available for clinicians, hospitals, governments, legal customers, and other institutions through their COVID-19 Resources & Tools (Coronavirus Resources)