Q. How can I find resources (books/journals/videos, etc.) to support my online course?


The library subscribes to many online collections of ebooks and online journals. See our Databases A-Z page and our Journal List.

The following online resources are freely available temporarily during the Coronavirus pandemic. This list will be updated frequently. Please ask us if you are in need of a specific item. Or submit a purchase request.

Annual Reviews

To assist the many students, faculty, and researchers who are working and studying remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, effective today, we have made our journals available to all (without access control) through Thursday April 30, 2020. 

Bloomsbury Collections

Bloomsbury Digital Resources would like to help the library and educational community in any way we can. Our resources are now available through the end of May 2020, at no cost or obligation and on an unlimited access basis.

Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press is making higher education textbooks in HTML format free to access online during the coronavirus outbreak. Over 700 textbooks, published and currently available, on Cambridge Core are available regardless of whether textbooks were previously purchased. Free access is available until the end of May 2020; existing Cambridge Core customers can request free access to a collection of reference works for libraries during the same period, including all of the Cambridge Histories, Cambridge Companions, and Cambridge Elements. 

Duke University Press

Duke University Press is providing 90 days of complimentary electronic access to course materials (which includes their Duke eBook Collection).


Free access to all JoVE Science Education videos until June 15.


To support our institutions during this challenging time, we are expediting the release of a new set of 26 journal archives in Public Health, making them openly accessible through June 30, 2020. For participating academic institutions that currently license some, but not all, JSTOR Archive and Primary Source collections, we will turn on access to all unlicensed collections at no cost. We are working with publishers to make more than 20,000 books available at no charge for JSTOR participating academic institutions that do not participate in our books program. The number of books available through this effort is growing daily as more publishers opt in.

MIT Press

The MIT Press is offering libraries complimentary access to its catalog of 2,770 eBooks on MIT Press Direct through the end of May 2020 to support faculty and students who are working and learning remotely.

National Emergency Library

A collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed. 

Ohio State University Press

For the duration of this crisis, all Ohio State University Press monographs, and the linguistics textbook language files, will be open and free to use through the Ohio State University Libraries’ Institutional Repository, The Knowledge Bank.

Project MUSE

Project MUSE is pleased to support its participating publishers in making scholarly content temporarily available for free on their platform. MUSE expects to announce additional participants and will continually update the list of publishers offering free access to content on this webpage.


Psychotherapy.net is offering educational institutions free 60 day trials to our Full Collection of Psychotherapy, Counseling, and Social Work Videos to help with the transition to online teaching. For Manhattan College -- username: manhattan passwordjwXGDQE5

University of Michigan Press

University of Michigan Press will make all content in the University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection (UMP EBC) free-to-read for the remainder of the academic term. Beginning on Friday, March 20, access restrictions will be removed for all 1,150+ titles in the UMP EBC until the end of April 2020. The UMP EBC contains the Press’s scholarly output published since 2012 as well as new books and older titles as they are digitized. Note they will be free-to-read, not to download, during this time. More information is here.


  • Last Updated Mar 25, 2020
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