Publishers & Content Providers Supporting Remote Teaching and Academia During COVID-19

Many publishers and content providers provide free access to educational materials, such as textbooks, scholarly books & journals, archive documents, streaming videos, educational technologies, etc. to support instructors, students and academics that had to switch to remote learning and teaching during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Many publishers and content providers have collected various information resources related to coronavirus to support the coronavirus researches and made them freely accessible through different “Coronavirus or COVID-19 Resources & Research Hubs”.

In this context, we present below some of the platforms and contents made freely accessible to everyone.


  1. Please consult the relevant publisher’s website for detailed and updated information as materials are continually added and/or updated.
  2. Please consult here for updates on our library and information services during COVID-19.

Databases & Contents Made Freely Accessible to Everyone to Support the Teaching and Academia

EBSCO eBooks

EBSCO is partnering with more than 400 publishers to provide unlimited access to ebooks in the EBSCO eBook Academic Collection, which our Library mostly provides one-user access.


The JSTOR resources below will be on free access until 30 June 2021.

Ohio State Universtiy Press Monographs and Textbooks

The Ohio State University Press opens up access to scholarly monographs and textbooks during the COVID-19 crisis.

Project MUSE

Project MUSE is providing free access to books and journals from many university presses and other participating publishers.

ProQuest Ebook Central

ProQuest is partnering with publishers to provide unlimited access to Ebook Central holdings for all patrons -including single-user and three-user models.

Science Direct/Elsevier Textbooks  

Elsevier has made textbooks on Biology, Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Medicine, Virology, and more, freely accessible to ScienceDirect customers to support students and lecturers whose classes have moved from campus to online.

Some “Coronavirus Resources and Research Hubs” Made Freely Accessible to Everyone to Support the Coronavirus Researches