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Covid-19 Library Resources Guide

This guide highlights additional resources available during the Covid-19 closure, and provides updates as new resources are made temporarily available by publishers.


Elsevier textbooks via ScienceDirect

Over 250 Elsevier textbooks are available until August 31, and a full list can be downloaded as an excel file here.


32,000 titles will be available through August 31, 2020.

Ohio State University Press e-books

Most Ohio State University Press monographs, and the linguistics textbook Language Files, will be free to use through The Ohio State University Libraries’ institutional repository, the Knowledge Bank, for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis.

OpenEdition e-books

Extended access to content during the pandemic containment period. 

Project Muse

Publishers have chosen to temporarily make content freely available on Project MUSE. Each publisher designates the specific content and for how long it will be freely available on MUSE.

Public Books Database

Many academic presses have made hundreds of their titles freely accessible online. The Public Books Database aims to catalog such resources in a single location and to highlight titles of particular interest. Updated regularly as additional materials are made available.‚Äč

University of Michigan Press

University of Michigan Press will make all content in the University of Michigan Press e-book Collection free-to-read until the end of August 2020.