Temporary access to additional e-resources

The Library provides access to hundreds of thousands of e-books, e-journals and other electronic resources, all of which are accessible via Library Search.

Some additional e-resources are being made freely available by publishers for a short period to support teaching, learning and research during  COVID-19. Some of these materials may not be accessible in the longer term without the Library paying additional fees to licence this content for ongoing use. Please be assured that we shall be monitoring this situation closely, and will update this list as resources are removed, or new ones added.

AIP Publishing

To support global research during the COVID-19 pandemic, AIP Publishing has made this collection of articles on infectious diseases, epidemics, computational epidemiology, and pandemics free to read.

American Association for the Advancement of Science

ASTM International

ASTM International is providing no-cost public access to important ASTM standards used in the production and testing of personal protective equipment - including face masks, medical gowns, gloves, and hand sanitizers - to support manufacturers, test labs, health care professionals, and the general public as they respond to the global COVID-19 public health emergency.


In collaboration with the Association of Research Libraries, BioOne and their publishers have made articles related to coronavirus in three journals available via open access through 2020.

Cambridge University Press

Free access to coronavirus research on Cambridge Core includes more than 80 relevant book chapters and journal articles. Future articles will be added on publication.

CUP has joined other publishers in signing a commitment to make the research available through PubMed Central and other public repositories of journal literature.

Project MUSE

Project MUSE is pleased to support its participating publishers in making scholarly content temporarily available for free on our platform. Project MUSE expect to announce additional participants and will continually update the list of publishers offering free access to content.

Royal Society of Chemistry

All Royal Society of Chemistry-published research papers related to COVID-19 are available to read now as part of a free-to-access collection:

There is also a growing list of freely available research on STM’s dedicated page:


This collection includes the latest medical research from SAGE related to the virus as well as top social and behavioral research to help individuals, communities, and leaders make the best decisions on dealing with the outbreak and its consequences.


Springer Nature has made available for free all relevant research they have published and continue to publish, and are strongly urging their authors submitting articles related to this emergency to share underlying datasets relating to the outbreak as rapidly and widely as possible.

The latest coronavirus research and news items are freely available from Springer Nature. This material is authoritative and could help on a broad scale. The landing pages for this open content are:

Taylor & Francis

Information on COVID-19: Novel Coronavirus Content Free to Access.

This site provides links and references to all relevant COVID-19 research articles, book chapters and information that can be freely accessed on Taylor & Francis Online and Taylor & Francis ebooks in support of the global efforts in diagnosis, treatment, prevention and further research into COVID-19.


Covid-19: Novel Coronavirus Content Free to Access.

Wiley has made a collection of journal articles and book chapters on coronavirus research freely available to the global scientific community.