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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 It maybe withdrawn at any time and will be rescinded by publishers when the current crisis is over.

Publishers with freely available content


Annual Reviews

All content currently accessible. Covers social sciences, law and science subjects.

Access Annual Reviews

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Association for Physical Education

Resources and advice for teachers and parents.

Access Coronavirus Guidance & Support

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).

Access the Coronavirus support hub

Access ASE Open Access Resources

Publishers announcement

Information about the resource

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.

Access BoB

Access information on BBC News Channel

Access information on support for online teaching

Cochrane Library

From 23rd March, the resource can be accessed globally.

Access Cochrane Library

Information about the resource

Publishers statement


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.

Access FindMyPast


View 26 new Public Health journals until 31 December 2020.

Access new Public Health Journals

Information about JSTOR

Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Free access to a new Data Science journal until 31st December 2020.

Access Journal on Mathematics of Data Science 


COVID-19 content only


Access journals related to COVID-19  thoughout 2020 (see 'Publishers Announcement' for further details)

Access BioOne

Publishers Announcement

British Medical Journal (BMJ)

Access practical CPD online courses and information on COVID19.

Access Online Courses for Fast Tracked Students and more

Access BMJ's Coronavirus (covid-19) Hub


A comprehensive list of research papers, data sets and clinical trials on Covid-19. Updated daily.

Access Dimensions

View the Google Sheet

Download the Excel from Figshare


Free access to articles and textbooks.

Access supporting your response to COVID-19

Emerald Publishing

Free access to COVID-19, management of pandemics and supply chain management literature.

Access Emerald

Information about the resource

Publishers Announcement

IEEE Xplore

All COVID-19 research articles are free to access and available in a custom search.

Access custom search for COVID-19 research


COVID-19 hub offering information on epidemiology, patient information and official CDC and WHO guidance.

Access JAMA​ Coronavirus Disease 2019


Pragmatic video content on using PPE equipment, hand hygiene and procedures for swabbing and lab work.

Access Coronavirus Free Access Resource Center


All COVID-19 articles and information are free to access until the end of 2020.

Access Topic Article Package: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Lexis Nexis

How coronavirus is affecting law.

Access Law360 Coronavirus

Mary Ann Liebert

All COVID-19 research articles are free to access and will continue to be made open access.

Access COVID-19 Science-backed research

NICE (National Institute of Clinical Excellence)

View clinical guidelines, access clinical knowledge summaries and sign up for free updates.

Access Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Tool kit for clinicians including an introduction to COVID-19, select journal articles and search strategies for Medline and Ovid.

Access COVID-19 Tool kit

Oxford University Press

Free online content from leading journals on the coronavirus health crisis.

Access free access to OUP resources on coronavirus and related topics

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Freely available news, commentary, research and data related to coronavirus.

Access Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Royal Society

Free articles related to COVID-19.

Access research findings and data relevant to the covid-19 pandemic

Royal Society of Medicine

Webinars by healthcare leaders providing the latest updates on COVID-19 for medical professionals.

Access RSM Live


Free articles related to COVID-19 including social and behavioral research.

Access Coronavirus (COVID-19) research

Information about the resource

Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Free access to epidemiology papers.

Access the Epidemiology collection

Springer Nature

Latest COVID-19 news and research is freely available.

Access SpringerLink

Information about the resource

Publishers Announcement

Taylor & Francis

A list of open access information related to COVID-19

Access T&F Reading List

The New England Journal of Medicine

Publicly accessible articles, commentary, clinical reports and management guidelines.

Access Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources

About NEJM


Select articles from medical journals are now free to access.

Access Coronavirus resources

About Thieme

Wolters Kluwer

An open access hub for clinicians and nurses.

Access COVID-19 Resources & Tools

COVID-19 Open Data Sources

These are Open Sources of data relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.  There is data related to health, social and economic factors.

United Kingdom

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.

Access Our World in Data, Global Change Data Lab COVID-19 data

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. 

Access European Data Portal 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.

Access Open Data Portal

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.

Access Zenodo 
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.

Access WHO COVID-19 reports

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.

Access World Bank coronavirus coverage