Online resources provided freely during COVID-19 crisis:





American Chemical Society
A collection of free to read online chemistry teaching resources from the Journal of Chemical Education and the ACS Division of Chemical Education. This regularly updated collection includes journal articles, video resources, distance learning modules, etc.

American Meteorological Society (AMS)
all AMS journal articles have been made freely available — through 30 September 2020.

Animal Health and Production Compendium
Concurrent user access has been extended from 4 to unlimited. Access via the Library catalogue.

Gratis access has been provided to the University of Melbourne to all of Archaeopress journal and eBook archive until end July 2020.

As part of the Press’s efforts to support the teachers, learners and researchers it serves to overcome the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, CUP have made all academic textbooks on Cambridge Core free to access until the end of July 2020.
Please access these titles HERE.
Please note these titles are read only, downloading or printing is not available.

Council of Australian Law Deans (CALD)
Council of Australian Law Deans Call to all Legal Publishers during COVID-19.

De Gruyter
De Gruyter have made IUPAC Standards Online freely accessible until 31 December 2020.

East View
From now through July 31, 2020, East View is offering temporary free access to “Rossiiskaia gazeta” & “Novaia gazeta”, along with our subscription to “Pravda”, to support online learning and research for students and researchers now unable to access physical library resources due to COVID-19. Please follow this link via the Library catalogue.

Ebsco have also expanded access to Faculty Select, through to September 30. To support distance learning at institutions impacted by COVID-19 closures, Ebsco have created a simplified version of EBSCO Faculty Select to help faculty easily find Open Educational Resources and DRM-free e-books to support remote classroom needs. This includes more than 225,000 DRM-free EBSCO eBooks.

EDP Sciences
EDP Sciences have made all of their 2018-2020 journal content freely available until end August 2020.

ScienceDirect Textbooks: The 256 textbooks currently on ScienceDirect will be automatically entitled to all active ScienceDirect customers (including those journals customers who do not currently have books) for a period of 90 days. Users accessing ScienceDirect through IP or remote access will be able to use these books while campuses are closed. Access the title list here.
Access to additional Reaxys medicinal chemistry material, until 3 July 2020.
Embase access on Elsevier platform until 3 July 2020.
Expanded access to Clinical Key – Student. We have temporary access to the Nursing and Medicine collections until 10 August 2020. This is in addition to the Library’s ongoing subscription to the Dentistry collection. Use our library catalogue link to access Dentistry & Medicine parts. Use our library catalogue link to access Nursing.

Films on Demand- AU market collection
Films On Demand‘s platform provides users with the content, tools, speed, and performance that today’s online experience demands. At Films On Demand, we know that content matters. Our video library has been assembled not just with a focus on volume, but also with a discerning eye for quality and relevance. It is the result of decades of careful curating with a single guiding principle: providing every academic department on campus with the most essential video titles for their field of study.
Plus, Films On Demand titles have won numerous awards, including Peabody, CLIO, Telly, Emmy®, CINE Golden Eagle Award, Video Librarian Best Documentary, FREDDIE Award, and many more!
Films on Demand:Master Academic Video Collection
Note content list does differ for the AU institutions

Guilford Publications
Guilford is extending free access to all our journal content through August 31, 2020.

see previous Blog post for access

JSTOR and their participating publishers are making an expanded set of content freely available to participating institutions where students have been displaced due to COVID-19. There is an extensive range of journals and eBooks available (eBook access until August 31).
JSTOR are fast-tracking the release of a new set of 26 journal archives in Public Health, making them openly accessible through Dec 31, 2020.

Further resources have been provided freely. To find any of the following resources, please access JSTOR via the catalogue.

  • Lives of Literature Archive
  • Security Studies Archive
  • Sustainability Archive
  • 19th Century British Pamphlets (Library already owns content)
  • Struggles for Freedom: Southern Africa
  • World Heritage Sites: Africa
  • Global Plants (Library has current subscription)

Liverpool University Press
Temporary access has been provided by LUP to their “Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment Online” ebook collection, until 20 July 2020.

OUP have provided free access to Oxford US Constitutional Law, until 31 Dec 2020.

Shanghai Library
Shanghai library has offered free access to their valuable 19th and 20th century China-related primary sources to all University of Melbourne users, until July 9th, 2020. Access via the Library Catalogue.

Springer Nature
Checkout Springer’s News & Initiatives page for information on resources available during this time. For all other accessible resources from Springer please refer to the Library Catalogue.

Thieme have granted access to their Premium titles via their MedOne Education platform until 31 July 2020.
Please follow our catalogue link to access the following titles.
NANDA International nursing diagnoses: definitions and classification 2018-2020.
Gilroy A, MacPherson B, Schünke M et al., Atlas of Anatomy. 3rd Edition, 2017
Gilroy A, Voll M, Wesker K, Anatomy: An Essential Textbook. 2nd Edition, 2017
Baker E, Schünke M, Schulte E et al., Anatomy for Dental Medicine. 2nd Edition, 2015
Schünke M, Schulte E, Schumacher U et al., Thieme Atlas of Anatomy: Internal Organs. 2nd Edition, 2016
Schünke M, Schulte E, Schumacher U et al., Thieme Atlas of Anatomy: Head, Neck, and Neuroanatomy. 2nd Edition, 2016
Schünke M, Schulte E, Schumacher U et al., Thieme Atlas of Anatomy: General Anatomy and Musculoskeletal System. 2nd Edition, 2014

University of Michigan Press
The University of Michigan Press have made their ebooks free-to-read (read online, not download) on their Fulcrum platform until 31 August 2020.

Vendor Love in the Time of COVID-19
aka Vendor COVID-19 Related Donations and Pro Bono Access

(externally produced website list – no guarantees that access will work for everything)

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