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Temporary Access to Electronic Resources During COVID-19


During the COVID-19 pandemic, some publishers and vendors are providing temporary access to their proprietary collections. Expanded resources are only available during the dates listed below and at the discretion of each publisher. When possible, we have included a link to related content available with continual access through FSU Libraries subscriptions. We will continue to update this list as more information becomes available.

eBook Platforms

HathiTrust Digital Library (available until further notice)

Includes: A wide range of digitized content. HathiTrust Digital Library is a large-scale collaborative repository of digital content from research libraries including content digitized via Google Books and the Internet Archive digitization initiatives, as well as content digitized locally by libraries.

Access instructions: Select "Log In", choose "Florida State University" in the list of partner institutions, then sign in using your FSUID.

Internet Archive (available until further notice)

Includes: The Internet Archive National Emergency Library has closed, but they've created another resource for continued access to eBooks. Access to these new eBooks are limited to one borrower at a time.

Access Instructions: Only one borrower per book is allowed. Go to the website using the link above and create an account.

Rittenhouse R2 Digital Library (available until further notice)

Includes: Access to their eBook platform consisting of health science collections featuring a comprehensive collection of medical, nursing and allied health eBooks.

Journal Platforms

East View - Global Press Archive (available until December 15, 2020)

Includes: Access to Global Press Archive, a collection of articles from The Japan News Digital Archive, Moscow News Digital Archive, Current Digest of the Russian Press Digital Archive, Current Digest of the Chinese, Press Digital Archive, Ogonek Digital Archive and Izvestiia Digital Archive.

JSTOR (available until June 30, 2021)

Includes: Full archive expanded access to Arts & Science Collections, Thematic Collections, Primary Source Collections; 26 journal archives in public health; over 6,000 articles covering subjects such as coronavirus, communicable disease control, distance education, health surveillance, and more. For more information please visit here.

Library Journal (available until further notice)

Includes: All free content on their site; industry and book news/updates as is relates to Library Science.

Project Muse for Instructors (available until further notice)

Includes: Project MUSE hosts a variety of books and articles on the subject of online teaching, distance learning, and many other topics on higher education and technology. Participating publishers have temporarily freed over 40 resources to anyone who visits Project MUSE.

COVID-19 Research Resources

SPOTLIGHT ProQuest - Coronavirus Research Database 

Includes: A newly built ProQuest database, created in response to the rapidly growing need for authoritative content related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

AIP Publishing (available until further notice)

Includes: a collection of articles on infectious diseases, epidemics, computational epidemiology, and pandemics free to read.

BioOne (available until December 31, 2020)

Includes: Peer-reviewed research about the COVID-19 virus.

Brill (available until April 30, 2021)

Includes: COVID-19 and coronavirus related content.

Elsevier (ScienceDirect) (available until further notice)

Includes: The most relevant research on Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and related viruses is available for free on ScienceDirect, and can be downloaded in a machine-readable format for text mining.

Emerald Insight (available until further notice)

Includes: Some articles on research on COVID-19, management of epidemics and pandemics, and supply chain management.

JoVe Science Videos (available until further notice)

Includes: Video content related to coronavirus outbreak and other related subjects.

SIAM Epidemiology Collection (available until March 2021)

Includes: Content focused on disease modeling, pandemics, and vaccines.

Taylor & Francis (available until further notice)

Includes: Access to journal artilces related to coronavirus.

Wiley (available until further notice)

Includes: Articles related to the current outbreak, as well as a collection of journal articles and book chapters on coronavirus research.

Additional Resources

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