Publishers have been very generous during the health crisis by removing the pay-wall to certain online journals.
NOTE: Pay attention to the expiration dates.
To support academic libraries and their many patrons, we are providing temporary free access to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th and 7th editions), the Concise Guide to APA Style, and more than 160 other books published by APA Books through VitalSource and RedShelf.
These will be available for free to instructors and students at participating nonprofit academic institutions affected by campus closures until May 25, 2020:
In addition, we have many APA Style resources that will remain freely available:
Bloomsbury Digital Resources: access will run until May 31, 2020
The links to access the resources can be found below.
Cambridge University Press access ends May 31, 2020
The collection includes:
MacMillan: We are pleased to announce we have partnered with VitalSource and RedShelf to provide free access to our academic (not trade) e-Books on both platforms through the remainder of the spring 2020 semester.
EBSCO is offering a simplified version of Faculty Select that includes access to OER material as well as the option to discover more than 255,000 DRM-free EBSCO eBooks in one place, available at no charge for faculty to use through June 30, 2020.
How will it work?
Flipster Access leading digital magazines with Flipster, the digital magazine newsstand from EBSCO
Access until June 20, 2020
This includes the complete catalog of e-books published by Harvard Business School Publishing with more than 600 e-books, including 400+ monographs, seminal works and 150+ article compilations. Access until May 31, 2020
For off campus access, you and your students will need to create a free JoVE account using your Shepherd email address.
You can share video content with your students by copy and pasting JoVE inks into your communications, syllabi, and assignments. If you encounter any problems using JoVE, please contact me or any of the other librarians for assistance.
The content nested under the large green “Science Education” button is the content that is available for free. It includes biology, physics, engineering, chemistry, clinical and laboratory skills, environmental sciences, and psychology.
26 archive journals in Public Health
Paris Musées, a collection of 14 museums in Paris have recently made high-res digital copies of 100,000 artworks freely available to the public on their collections website. Artists with works in the archive include Rembrandt, Monet, Picasso, Cézanne, and thousands of others.
Collaborating with hundreds of publishers and colleges, RedShelf is helping to make education both more affordable and more effective by distributing dynamic digital course materials and offering an end-to-end Content Delivery System to help our partners efficiently deliver those materials.
The Royal Society has removed their scientific journal paywall for the time being. Access is available at https://royalsociety.org/journals/#listing. Access until May 2020
The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics - SIAM Epidemiology Collection has been made freely available in response to the outbreak of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the associated disease COVID-19.
We hope this content on epidemiology, disease modeling, pandemics and vaccines will help in the rapid fight against this global problem.
SIAM Epidemiology Collection - Access until May 31, 2020
TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! Your kids can read as many books as they want, when they want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly. Access until Aug 31, 2020
TumbleBookLibrary - K-6 children's ebook database
Direct Link: https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/auto_login.aspx?U=tumble735&P=books
TumbleMath - K-6 math ebook database
Direct Link: https://www.tumblemath.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6
TeenBookCloud - gr 7-12 ebook database
Direct Link: https://www.teenbookcloud.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6
AudioBookCloud - This site is an audio book database for kids to adults, however the direct link below provides direct access to the children's section.
Direct Link: http://www.audiobookcloud.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6&categoryID=33
VitalSource Helps supports students at semester-calendar schools who may have lost access to course materials due to their campus moving online to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Students and instructors at impacted 2 and 4-year non-profit institutions in the U.S. and Canada can now access an expansive catalog of etexts, through May 25, 2020