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As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, publishers have given Libraries additional access to resources to facilitate online teaching and research.
This arrangement is temporary and access to many of the resources listed below are subject to change at short notice. We'd therefore advise against embedding the content of any resources that are marked with (COVID-19 temporary access) or (resource on trial) into teaching materials.
Covid-19 resources (temporary access)
AIP Publishing Covid-19
To support global research during the COVID-19 pandemic, AIP Publishing has made this collection of articles on infectious diseases, epidemics, computational epidemiology, and pandemics free to read.
BMJ's Coronavirus (covid-19) Hub
BMJ's covid-19 hub supports health professionals and researchers with practical guidance, online CPD courses, as well as the latest news, comment, and research from BMJ. The content is free at point of use and updated daily.
Springer Nature: Protocols
Springer Nature: Protocols has been created to aid research into the Coronavirus. Articles are sourced from Nature Research (Nature Methods, Nature Protocols) and Springer (Methods In Molecular Biology, Methods In Molecular Medicine, Springer Protocols Handbooks, Neuromethods, Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology). This trial runs until 31/7/2020..
COVID-evidence is a continuously updated database of the worldwide available evidence on interventions for COVID-19. Includes information about worldwide planned, ongoing, and completed trials on any intervention to treat or prevent SARS-CoV-2-infections
Elsevier Novel Coronavirus Information Center
Here you will find expert, curated information for the research and health community on SARS-CoV-2 (the novel coronavirus) and COVID-19 (the disease).
All resources are free to access and include guidelines for clinicians and patients.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Emerald are temporarily making these resources free at point of use. The content explores the wider impact on society and includes research on healthcare, education, homeworking, SCM and tourism.
Jisc COVID-19 Resource Access List
Jisc have compiled a list of publishers and content providers who are widening access to their resources in various ways, with details of content and measures to access them. The list is updated as they receive survey responses or further information.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Microbiology Society are temporarily making their resources free at point of use. The Microbiology Society is a membership charity for scientists interested in microbes, their effects and their practical uses. It is one of the largest microbiology societies in Europe.
Nursing Standard Covid-19
To support the nursing community RCNi have developed a dedicated COVID-19 resource centre that is completely free to access for all nurses and frontline NHS staff working with coronavirus patients. Keep up to date with the latest news and developments on COVID-19 and what it means for nursing practice. It includes peer-reviewed evidence-based articles and e-learning modules which address some of the areas of care that COVID-19 patients may require, as well as resources designed to help staff stay well during this demanding and stressful period.
Office for National Statistics: Covid-19 Related Deaths
Provisional counts of the number of deaths and age-standardised mortality rates involving the coronavirus (COVID-19) in England and Wales. Figures are provided by age, sex, geographies down to local authority level and deprivation indices.
Readcube Covid-19 Research Pass
ReadCube, part of the Digital Science family, have launched the COVID-19 Research Pass (CRP) program in collaboration with leading publishers to enable full-text access for those doing research into COVID-19, providing access to over 26 million articles.
The Royal Society COVID-19
The Royal Society has made all of it's COVID-19 research findings and data open access. The collective aim is to ensure that the relevant research and data are shared rapidly and openly in order to inform the worldwide public health response and to help save lives.
Springer Nature: Coronavirus
Springer Nature is committed to supporting the global response to emerging outbreaks by enabling fast and direct access to the latest available research, evidence, and data. All content listed here is free to access.
COVID-19 resources for NHS staff
COVID-19 resources for NHS staff
The Health Services Library has produced a guide to key COVID-19 resources. This is primarily aimed at NHS staff but includes some useful search tips which will be useful to all
Covid-19 blog post
Research Matters | Southampton blog post