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Additional e-resources made temporarily freely available during the COVID-19 outbreak

During the COVID-19 outbreak a number of publishers are providing temporary free access to a range of their resources. We are gathering these resources on this page which we will try to keep as up-to-date as possible.

This is in addition to all of the e-resources we already subscribe to which can be found through Library Search and the Library databases pages. Please also remember that you still need to abide by the e-resources - conditions of use when accessing these resources.

Resource name Resource type Publisher Available until Description / Information
Art & Architecture EPortal E-Book

Yale University Press


An e-book platform with content focused on humanities subjects.

Annual Reviews E-journals

Annual Reviews


Annual Reviews has made their content completely open, allowing content to be accessed from wherever users are working, including from home.

Access will be made available up until the 30th of April when the policy will be reviewed and considered extending.

Bloomsbury Digital Resources Digital Resource Bloomsbury


Extensive access to 18 different services from Bloomsbury Digital Resources.

Key resources, Included the Bloomsbury Collections, a collection of eBooks covering the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies, covering education and childhood studies around all over the globe. Other notable subjects covered include film, theatre, philosophy, history, culture, and other subjects.

BMJ's COVID-19 Hub E-Journals BMA TBC

Access to all COVID-19 related material from the British Medical Journal. This includes access to the the most relevant BMJ online training courses.

British History Online

Archive and Digital Resource Institute of Historical Research


British History Online is a digital collection of key printed primary and secondary sources for the history of Britain and Ireland, and the British world, with a focus on the 1300 to 1800 period. It includes over 1,280 volumes of primary content and secondary sources.
British Online Archives Archive British Online Archives


Free access to the whole of British Online Archives for an initial 30-day period from 23rd March. This will be reviewed and extended month by month if deemed necessary.
Cambridge Core E-textbooks Reference works Cambridge University Press 29/06/2020

CUP are providing free access to a collection of over 1,700 ebooks hosted on Cambridge Core. This collection includes HTML textbooks, Cambridge Histories, Cambridge Companions, and Cambridge Elements. Free access through the offer is available to everyone until the end of May 2020.


Peer Reviews


COVE is The Central Online Victorian Educator, a scholar-driven open-access platform that publishes peer-reviewed Victorian material. The focus in on Victorian research and pedagogy with a collection of peer reviews.

De Gruyter* E-Books and E-Journals De Gruyter 30/06/2020

De Gruyter e-book platform already provides access to a number of e-books for Warwick students and staff. However, De Gruyter will extend access to additional collections.

*Please note, De Gruyter are currently migrating their service. So additional access should be available towards the end of April.

E-Book Central E-books ProQuest Mid-June

ProQuest has partnered with more than 50 publishers to support libraries in providing unlimited access to Ebook Central holdings for all patrons who will 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 – will automatically convert to unlimited access during that period.

Access e-books from Library Search or E-Book Central from this page.

EBSCO E-books EBSCO 30/06/2020

EBSCO eBooks has expanded its access.

They have partnered with nearly 400 publishers for extended access.

Unlimited User access to Harvard Business Review E-Book Collection.

Gale Reference Complete

E-Books and Archives


31/07/2020 Gale Reference complete is a multidisciplinary resource that provides access to a collection of e-books, rare archive material and additional digital resources. Access features include Gale Power Search, Gale Literature, Gale Primary Sources and Archives Unbound.

Gale Primary Sources



31/06/2020 Access to additional Gale Primary Sources include, Archives of Sexuality & Gender part 4, U.S. Declassified Documents 2019 Update and Making of the Modern World Part 4.
JoVE Education Videos Video Journal


15/06/2020 JoVE is a science video journal. It has made its coronavirus focused content and related resources freely available.
JSTOR E-Resources


31/12/2020 JSTOR have provided expanded access to over 35,000 e-books as well as access to the all JSTOR Archive and Primary Source collections.




30/06/2020 Kortext are working with a range of publishers to make key e-textbooks that the Library may only hold in print available for a temporary period.

National Emergency Library*USA


Internet Archive

30/06/2020 The Internet Archive loans digitised books to the world. The digital library is free to read for anyone with an internet connection, anywhere in the world.
Oxford Law Trove E-textbooks Oxford University Press


OUP are providing extended trial access to their Law Trove E-textbooks platform which contains the content from around 200 Law textbooks.
Oxford Politics Trove E-textbooks Oxford University Press


OUP are providing extended trial access to their Politics Trove E-textbooks platform which contains the content from around 30 Politics and International Relations textbooks.
Project Muse

E-books &


Project Muse


Project Muse is a provider of electronic books and journals in humanities and social science academic areas. Participating publishers with Project Muse are making scholarly content temporarily available. *Access duration varies according to participating publishers
ScienceDirect E-textbooks Elsevier 17/07/2020 The 326 textbooks currently available on ScienceDirect will automatically be entitled to all active ScienceDirect customers for a period of 90 days. Users will need to log in to ScienceDirect, either from this page or from other Library links.
UNESCO Archives Archives UNESCO   The UNESCO Archives are a rich source of evidence in diverse formats reflecting UNESCO‚Äôs activities and programs since 1946.
University of Michigan Press E-Books UMP 30/06/2020 All content in the University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection (UMP EBC) has been made free-to-read.
World Scientific E-Journals World Scientific 30/06/2020 Up-to-date access to over 147 journals in a variety of different fields in the sciences and social sciences. Includes