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Temporary Resources During COVID-19 Closure


Cambridge Core Coronavirus Free Access Collection

The Cambridge collection provides free access to over 300 journal articles and book chapters.


Drama Online

Drama Online is an award-winning digital library of over 1,700 playtexts, 350 audio plays and 150 hours of video from leading theatre publishers and companies offering a complete multimedia experience of theatre. (Access through June 30, 2020)


Duke University Press Books 

(Access through July 26, 2020)


Duke University Press Journals

(Access through July 26, 2020)


EBSCO Academic Search Ultimate

(Access through June 30, 2020)


EBSCO Business eBook Collection

(Access through June 30, 2020)


EBSCO Business Source Ultimate

(Access through June 30, 2020)


EBSCO Clinical eBook Collection

(Access through June 30, 2020)


EBSCO Engineering Core eBook Collection

(Access through June 30, 2020)


EBSCO History eBook Collection

(Access through June 30, 2020)


Elsevier's Novel Coronavirus Information Center

Elsevier’s free health and medical research on the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and COVID-19


Faculty Online Teaching Resources

The LOUIS Library Network (LOUIS) has compiled a list of "Faculty Online Teaching Resources" that you might find helpful, including some open online textbooks from various publishers on RedShelf and VitalSource (scroll to the bottom to access these textbook resources).


Gale Free eBooks

From Gale eBbooks, this site includes a small collection of Coronavirus, Global Pandemics, and Virtual Learning ebooks. (Access through June 15, 2020)


Harvard Business Review E-Book Subscription Collection

This collection includes the complete catalog of e-books published by Harvard Business Review Press, with access to more than 600 newly published e-books and seminal works, and over 150 foundational articles included in the HBR Classics series. (Access through June 30, 2020)



HeinOnline provides 300+ years of information on the history of the creation of government and legal systems around the world, including Louisiana laws, reports and statutes. (Access through December 31, 2020)


JAMA Network Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 

The JAMA Network site provides free access to a number of JAMA articles related to Clinical Information, Public Health Policy, Patient Information, Guidance, and additional information about the pandemic.



JSTOR is providing expanded access to books at no charge. (Access through June 30, 2020)


JSTOR Journals

JSTOR is providing access to all collections at no cost. (Access through June 30, 2020)  


MIT Press Direct

MIT Press Direct offers more than 2,500 eBooks with unlimited access. MIT Press subjects include: art and architecture, biomedical sciences, business and finance, computer science, cognitive science, design, education, environment, game studies, humanities, information science, linguistics, neuroscience, new media, philosophy, and social sciences. (Access through June 30, 2020)



NewspaperARCHIVE.com, the largest historical newspaper database, contains millions of newspaper pages from 1607 to present. Fully searchable by keyword and date, its historical content is easy to explore. (Access through June 15, 2020)


Oxford Free Coronavirus and COVID-19 Content

Oxford University press is providing free access to many journal articles and online resources related to Coronavirus and COVID-19.


Project EUCLID

Project Euclid's mission is to provide powerful, low-cost online hosting and publishing services for theoretical and applied mathematics and statistics scholarship worldwide. (Access through July 26, 2020)


Project MUSE Books

Project Muse participating publishers are providing free access to some or all of their content on a temporary basis, including over 300 journals and 25,000 ebooks. (Most of the temporary access for books and journals is through June 30, 2020, while access to some books and journals is through May 31, 2020)


Project MUSE Journals

Project Muse participating publishers are providing free access to some or all of their content on a temporary basis, including over 300 journals and 25,000 ebooks. (Most of the temporary access for books and journals is through June 30, 2020, while access to some books and journals is through May 31, 2020)


ProQuest Coronavirus Research Database

ProQuest launched its cross-disciplinary Coronavirus Research Database in response to the rapidly growing need for authoritative content related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). It provides content from key publishers in one place.  


RMA eStatement Studies

RMA eStatement Studies provide composite performance metrics derived directly from the financial statements of financial institutions’ borrowers and prospects. 


SAGE Knowledge

SAGE Knowledge includes the complete range of SAGE eBook and eReference content—including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series in the social sciences. (Access through June 26, 2020)


SAGE Research Methods Video

SAGE Research Methods Video provides hundreds of videos showing research in action to help users prepare to conduct original research. There is video for researchers at any level, from foundational skills for first-year college students to the latest big data research, as well as platform tools making it easy for faculty to incorporate video content into their courses. (Access through June 26, 2020)


SAGE Video

SAGE Video includes new and original educational video productions with footage of practitioners in real-settings designed to illustrate best practices, theory, skills and techniques in the social sciences, as well as short tutorials and in-depth interviews. (Access through June 26, 2020) 


Wiley Online Library COVID-19: Free Content

The Wiley Online Library includes a number of free articles and book chapters related to the Coronavirus outbreak.