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 It maybe withdrawn at any time and will be rescinded by publishers when the current crisis is over.
All content currently accessible. Covers social sciences, law and science subjects.
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).
BoB -Learning on Screen
Access now extended to within EU member states until 31 December 2020. Temporary access has also been made available to the BBC news channel for students registered at UK institutions.
From 23rd March, the resource can be accessed globally.
Temporarily available off campus
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 an historical record information.
View 26 new Public Health journals until 31 December 2020.
Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Free access to a new Data Science journal until 31st December 2020.
Access journals related to COVID-19 thoughout 2020 (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.
These are Open Sources of data relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. There is data related to health, social and economic factors.
Office of National Statistics
Latest data and analysis on coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK and its effect on the economy and society.
Access Office of National Statistics COVID-19 data
UK Open Government Data
Find data published by central government, local authorities and public bodies.
Access UK Open Government Data
Our World in Data, Global Change Data Lab
Downloadable data and visualisations on deaths, cases, tests, mortality risk and policy responses. The data on the coronavirus pandemic is updated daily.
European data portal
The European Data Portal offers a dedicated section for COVID-19 with the purpose of providing a better understanding of the current global emergency. Presents relevant datasets, data-related initiatives and editorial pieces on COVID-19.
Open data portal
The European Union Open Data Portal (EU ODP) gives you access to open data published by EU institutions and bodies. All the data you can find via this catalogue are free to use and reuse for commercial or non-commercial purposes.
Zenodo, CERN data centre
Open Access datasets, software and research material uploaded to Zenodo, the CERN data centre, by research communities from around the world.
EU Data Portal
The aim of the COVID-19 Data Portal is to facilitate data sharing and analysis, and to accelerate coronavirus research. Brings together datasets from EMBL-EBI and other major centres for biomedical data, in order to help to understand the disease and to develop treatments and vaccines.
Access EU Data Portal COVID-19 data
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
IHME's COVID-19 projections shown in graphical format on a country by country basis. The forecasts also show daily and cumulative COVID-19 deaths, social distancing mandate information, as well as infections and testing.
Access IHME COVID-19 data
The World Health Organisation’s daily reports on the Coronavirus situation worldwide.
Maps, datasets, applications, and more for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Access ESRI coronavirus disaster response hub
The World Bank
This site provides an array of real-time data, statistical indicators, and other types of data that are relevant to the coronavirus pandemic. These data are drawn from the World Bank’s data catalog and other authoritative sources. Focus is on the economic and social impacts of the pandemic and the actions of the World Bank.