FREE Academic resources on Novel Coronavirus. FREE during COVID-19 pandemic

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These free resources are time limited

Many publishers are currently offering FREE access to resources to help research on the novel Coronavirus. Here are some of the best offers, just click on the link to see or search their content.

Oxford University Press – the highly repected publisher has made their resources on COVID-19, other coronaviruses, and related topics freely available.

BMJ is one of the best known publishers of medical resources in the world. They are offering a wide range of academic papers, reports, guidance and editorials on COVID-19 for free.

JAMA is the Journal of American Medical Association (AMA), another top medical publisher. They, like the BMJ above, have a range of materials on COVID-19 for free covering clinical management, epidemiology, public health and (US) law/policy as well as links to outbreak and tracking maps/graphs.

Dimensions Database has created a search for “COVID-19” information, the results contains lists of publications, data-sets and trials, although you may need to contact the library via LibraryTalk to get the full text of some articles.

BioWorld offer news and analysis of the global biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical technology industries related to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

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Nature is a very well-respected set of multidisciplinary scientific journals. Here they are providing free-to-access journal articles including research into the basic biology of coronavirus infection, its detection, treatment and evolution, research into the epidemiology of emerging viral diseases, and coverage of current events.

Springer Nature is another big publisher. Their content includes Nature’s content above, but in addition has links to the medical BioMedCentral (BMC) journal and SpringerLink content which gives access to scientific journals, books, series, protocols, reference works and proceedings on COVID-19.

Wolters Kluwer is a big health/medicine and clinical publisher. On their resource page you can find curated information /resources, including free links to UpToDate – a clinical decision support tool – on COVID-19 related topics, and specialised resources for Nurses.

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Emerald covers some of the wider effects of COVID-19

UpToDate Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) entry from this highly respected point-of-care decision support tool.

Emerald is a publisher known for it’s business and management content. Their free offering explores the wider impact of the virus on society and includes research on healthcare, education, homeworking, supply chain management (SCM) and tourism.

Taylor and Francis is well respected publisher that covers a wide range of subjects. This COVID-19 portal is full of a variety of journals and book chapters.

EBSCO publishes various subjects, including health have created a COVID-19 portal which aggregates real-time information updates from authoritative sources to provide information on all aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Elsevier is a highly respected health publisher, and are offering both aHealthcare Hub which contains front-line clinical tools and resources to help deliver excellent care and information to patients, and a Research Hub.

CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure) was launched by Tsinghua University and Tsinghua Holding Group, and is the largest and continuously updated Chinese journals database in the world. It is dedicated to mass digitalization of China Knowledge resources. They are offering free access to CNKI Resources for Public Service to Fight COVID-19

If you have questions about these resources or have trouble accessing them contact the library via LibraryTalk