To support academic libraries and their patrons, APA is participating in the ProQuest Ebook Central program to provide unlimited access through June 19 to APA books that are included in Ebook Central. We are also participating in the EBSCO eBooks program and that allows an unlimited number of simultaneous ebook users through the end of June.
Cambridge University Press is offering free, online access to higher education textbooks and coronavirus research during the COVID-19 outbreak. All 700 textbooks published and currently available in HTML format on Cambridge Core are available regardless of whether textbooks were previously purchased. Free access is available until June 29, 2020..
If your campus has been closed due to COVID-19, your students on US campuses get a free subscription to Cengage Unlimited through the remainder of the term, which gives them access to all Cengage ebooks and platforms. Please click here for more information on how to set that up.
To help your library manage the COVID-19 outbreak, EBSCO is partnering with publishers to offer free upgrades and discounted pricing for unlimited user (UU) access e-book models.
A growing number of publishers are automatically upgrading all 1 User, 3 User and Concurrent Access models to a UU model until June 30, 2020, at no cost.
Project MUSE is pleased to support its participating publishers in making scholarly content temporarily available for free on our platform. Among the almost 40 publishers currently opting to make content free on Project MUSE are Johns Hopkins University Press (all books and journals), Ohio State University Press (all books and journals), University of Nebraska Press (all books and journals), University of North Carolina Press (all books), Temple University Press (all books), and Vanderbilt University Press (selected books). We expect to announce additional participants and will continually update the list.
Content that is freely available on the Project MUSE platform during the COVID-19 crisis will display a distinctive “Free” icon.
ProQuest has partnered with more than 150 publishers to support libraries in providing unlimited access to Ebook Central holdings for all patrons – at no extra charge.
ProQuest Ebook Central customers impacted by COVID-19 get unlimited access to all owned titles from these publishers through mid-June. This means that all licenses – including single-user and three-user models – have automatically converted to unlimited access for that period, The unlimited access also applies to additional titles purchased through mid-June. No action is required by librarians to switch on unlimited access – this will be done automatically, and the transition will be seamless for users. Participating Publishers
The 256 textbooks currently on ScienceDirect will be automatically entitled to all active ScienceDirect customers (including those journals customers who do not currently have books) for a period of 90 days. Users accessing ScienceDirect through IP or remote access will be able to use these books while campuses are closed. Updated March 18, 2020.
Johnson & Wales University is a ScienceDirect Customer. Patrons can either go through the Databases Quick Link on the library's homepage to ScienceDirect Journals (and search by title) to access these textbooks, or search by the title URL provided by ScienceDirect on their list.