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Coronavirus Resources: Electronic resources available during COVID-19

Publishers Respond

In response to the new educational landscape, publishers and other educational institutions are temporarily providing digital resources for free or at a reduced price. This guide will provide links to these resources as well as other free digital resources to enrich online instruction.  


Audible: Listen to a selection of classical literature as well as children and young adult titles. 

LibriVox: Listen to the audio version of books in the public domain, read by volunteer narrators.

Remember, podcasts are always free!


Annual Reviews: All 52 journals from a wide range of disciplines have been made available for free. 

Cochrane Library: Access to Cochrane's wide variety of health-related research resources is now available. 

Project MUSE: Project MUSE is a leading provider of humanities and social science resources. Right now, MUSE and its partnering publishers are offering free access to a variety of journals and ebooks. 

University of California Press: All online journal content including 46 journal titles in the the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities are available for free. 

Check out these open access articles, journals, and databases that are always free! 


Faculty Select (EBSCO): A collection of ebooks and electronic textbooks, free for faculty use for Spring 2020. 

Library of Congress: A collection of open access books available in one place on the Library of Congress website. 

National Emergency Library: A collection of nearly 1.5 million digitally available books made temporarily available to the public. Just create an account to borrow up to 10 books at one time. Renewals available. 

Ohio State University Press: OSU Press has made 699 monographs freely available. 

University of Michigan Press: All 1150+ titles from the press are now freely available. 

State Library of Kansas Digital Ebook Lending: Email to get set up with a State Library of Kansas eCard and borrow any ebook from the library's collection. Any student enrolled at a Kansas college and any Kansas resident is eligible for an eCard. 

Access Services Librarian

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Renae Stucky
Bethel College Library