In light of COVID-19, publishers are increasing access to the resources below. This list will be updated as we receive further information.
Please note that access is not guaranteed to extra resources. It maybe withdrawn at any time and will be rescinded by publishers when the current crisis is over.
Adam Matthew Digital
The following databases are available until 30th June 2020.
All content currently accessible. Covers social sciences, law and science subjects.
A National Emergency Library with 1.4 million digitised books, focusing on 20th century publications. Available until 30th June 2020.
Association for Physical Education
Resources and advice for teachers and parents.
Association for Science Education
Promoting excellence in science (primary and secondary) education. Journal content published after January 2019 has been made Open Access for a limited time (sign up required).
Temporary access until 31st May 2020.
Bristol University Press/Policy Press
Trial to various journals until 26th June 2020.
British Online Archives
3,832,343 records covering 1000 years of world history: from politics & warfare, to slavery & revolution. Especially great for History students researching the World Wars, Cold War, colonisation of America, slavery and British popular protest. All collections are available until 31st May 2020.
Cambridge University Press
Cambridge are providing online access to higher education textbooks and coronavirus research during the COVID-19 outbreak.
From 23rd March, the resource can be accessed globally.
Unlimited user access on all pre-existing eBook subscriptions until June 30.
Temporarily available off campus for until the July 31.
Please contact the library if you would like the temporary password for this service.
Online genealogy service. Search over 4 billion records of census, directory and historical record information.
Gale Primary Sources
Content has been made available on additional archives until May 31.
Archives of Sexuality and Gender
The Mirror Historical Archive, 1903-2000
Slavery and Anti-Slavery
State Papers Online, 1509-1714 (Tudors and Stuarts)
Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003
U.S. Declassified Documents Online
Harvard University Press
Available until 31st May 2020.
Information about the resource (Excel)
Access to the IEEE eLearning Library, which includes hundreds of hours of courses in new and emerging technologies until 30 June 2020.
View 26 new Public Health journals until 30 June 2020.
LWW Health Library
All content in the following sections: Medical Education; Occupational Therapy; Physical Therapy; Speech, Language and hearing, Exercise Science, Psychiatry is available until 30 June 2020
Medici.tv the worlds leading classical music channel, are providing online access during the COVID-19 outbreak.
MIT Press Direct ebooks
All ebooks on MIT Press Direct platform will be available until 30 June 2020.
Ohio State University Press
Freely eBooks available with content on humanities and social sciences subjects.
Publishers available titles (Excel file)
Participating publishers in humanities and social sciences.
The following database is available until 31st May 2020.
Some content now provides unlimited user access to Ebook Central holdings until mid-June.
Platform for aerospace and engineering information.
Science Direct ebooks
The 256 textbooks currently on ScienceDirect will be available until early-mid June.
Publishers eBook List (Excel file)
Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Free access to a new Data Science journal until 31st December 2020.
Additional access to 500 core textbooks through SpringerLink
Global data platform with insights and facts across 600 industries and over 60 countries. Includes COVID-19 data. Access until 30th June 2020
Access information about the Ancient World and Egypt.
University of California Press
UC will offer free access to all journals through June 2020. Covers arts, humanities and science subjects, including research methods.
University of Michigan Press
Alongside their Open Access content, University of Michigan Press have extended access to their full ebook collection (1153 tites) until 30 June 2020.
Select eBooks from over 150 publishers will be allowing unlimited user access until the end of June.
Participating publishers (PDF)
World Microfilms Publications
Listen to talks by leaders in architecture. Available until 3rd July 2020.
Access to all journal content from 2001. Covers subjects in business, science, medicine and social sciences. Ends 30th June 2020.
Access journals related to COVID-19 (see 'Publishers Announcement' for further details)
British Medical Journal (BMJ)
Access practical CPD online courses and information on COVID19.
A comprehensive list of research papers, data sets and clinical trials on Covid-19. Updated daily.
Free access to articles and textbooks.
Free access to COVID-19, management of pandemics and supply chain management literature.
All COVID-19 research articles are free to access and available in a custom search.
COVID-19 hub offering information on epidemiology, patient information and official CDC and WHO guidance.
Pragmatic video content on using PPE equipment, hand hygiene and procedures for swabbing and lab work.
All COVID-19 articles and information are free to access until the end of 2020.
How coronavirus is affecting law.
Mary Ann Liebert
All COVID-19 research articles are free to access and will continue to be made open access.
NICE (National Institute of Clinical Excellence)
View clinical guidelines, access clinical knowledge summaries and sign up for free updates.
Tool kit for clinicians including an introduction to COVID-19, select journal articles and search strategies for Medline and Ovid.
Oxford University Press
Free online content from leading journals on the coronavirus health crisis.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Freely available news, commentary, research and data related to coronavirus.
Free articles related to COVID-19.
Royal Society of Medicine
Webinars by healthcare leaders providing the latest updates on COVID-19 for medical professionals.
Free articles related to COVID-19 including social and behavioral research.
Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Free access to epidemiology papers.
Latest COVID-19 news and research is freely available.
Taylor & Francis
A list of open access information related to COVID-19
The New England Journal of Medicine
Publicly accessible articles, commentary, clinical reports and management guidelines.
Select articles from medical journals are now free to access.
An open access hub for clinicians and nurses.