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.
NOTE: Access disabled by Cambridge University Press (3/19/2020) Over 700 textbooks, published and currently available, on Cambridge Core are available regardless of whether textbooks were previously purchased. Free access is available until the end of May 2020.
Allows anyone to browse and directly download any of the more than 6,300 ebook titles available on DPLA’s Open Bookshelf. Read classic novels, children’s books, textbooks and non-English titles, all for free, with no login or library card needed.
ProQuest Ebook Central will have unlimited access to all owned titles from over 50 publishers through mid-June. This means that all licenses – including single-user and three-user models – will automatically convert to unlimited access during that period.
Expedited collection of 26 journal archives of public health, freely accessible until June 30, 2020. Because UMKC subscribes to JSTOR, they will turn on access (for UMKC community) to all unlicensed collections at no cost until June 30, 2020. Click on link for updated information.
Among the 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).
Beginning March 16 through May 25, 2020, access to a catalog of eTexts will be available for free to students at semester-calendar institutions who have been impacted by recent campus closures. Students simply log in to the VitalSource Bookshelf app using their school email address and can then view course materials from participating publishers via VitalSource’s Explore capabilities within Bookshelf.
Opened journal content 2018-2020 for free access and reading, except for journals published on behalf of partners from whom they have not yet received permission; these will be added as and when we receive authorization. Also, no access to journals not owned for which they simply host content.
The Metropolitan Opera announced that it would stream encore presentations from the award-winning Live in HD series of cinema transmissions on the company website for the duration of the closure. The new offering will begin on Monday, March 16.
Free access to Kahoot! Premium for the remaining months of the academic year. With Kahoot! Premium, educators can use advanced question types, collaborate with colleagues, and access in-depth reports, which can be used for formative assessment. To request access to Kahoot! Premium, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Lumen courseware is designed to help at-risk students succeed in digital environments. Live classes may shift to Lumen Waymaker or OHM courseware at no cost for the remainder of the term. For faculty members seeking a well-designed digital alternative or supplement to their current textbook, Lumen courseware may be a good fit.
Free resources and access so that you and your students will experience as little disruption as possible. Includes videos, simulations, animations, activities, flashcards, quizzes, test banks, PowerPoints, etc. that can be loaded directly into your LMS
SoftChalk, an online lesson creation and student interaction tool, is offering free access from now through May 31, 2020 to anyone who may need it to quickly and easily create online lessons and course materials for delivery to students.