COVID-19 Resource Round-Up: Complimentary Content & Resources for Librarians

The editors at Choice are compiling complimentary Choice-created content and other industry resources to make them easily accessible to librarians. We hope this information is helpful to you during this time and we will continue to update the information here. If you would prefer to receive updates/additions in your inbox The Shelter in Place eNewsletter will go out once or twice a week during the COVID-19 crisis. Sign up here

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Complimentary content created by Choice:
CHOICE white papers free to download 
CHOICE Authority File podcast 
CHOICE New Patron Driven podcast 
CHOICE complimentary live webinars & archive 
CHOICE bibliographic essays 
CHOICE curated portions of the 2019 Outstanding Academic Titles list 

ACRL & ALA complimentary content:

ACRL – Webinar recording “Copyright for Campus Closures Exploring the Copyright Issues around Moving Instruction and Reference Online” 
ACRL – Webinar recording “Information Instruction at a Social Distance Moving Library Instruction Online” 
ACRL – Lib Guide Pandemic Resources for Academic Libraries 
American Libraries – “Free webinar recording Libraries and COVID-19: Providing Virtual Services” 
ALA Public Programs Office – The Facts Fighting Fake News in the Pandemic 

Complimentary accessible content from publishers, temporarily available:
UVA Press -Making all of its ebook content on the MUSE platform open-access through 6/30 
Archavia -Free access to its embargoed issues through 4/30 
Annual Reviews -makes their journals available to all, without access control, through 4/30 
Rittenhouse -R2 Digital Library ebook database is now offering no charge, no obligation access for 60 days. Request via email at SUBJ: I’d like to request 60-day access 
JOVE – Free access to their educational science video content through 6/15 
University of Michigan Press – Free access to scholarly ebooks through 4/30 
SAGE – Free medical research, social & behavioral science relating to COVID-19 & pandemics 
Paratext -Offering complimentary access to U.S. Documents Masterfile™ to all academic, public, and special libraries through June 2020 
PolicyMap -Providing free university-wide trial access through May 31, 2020 
OECD – Access the OECD COVID-19 Digital Hub offering COVID-19 Related Content Resources 
American Psychological Association – Free access to electronic resources during campus shutdowns 
Project Muse Access to scholarly content, books & journals temporarily available for free 
Biblical Archaeology Society – Access to Spring 2020 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review free, as well as several ebooks from the BAS Library through June 30 
AUPresses – Access the UP Social Distancing Collaboration, a compilation of accessible content from AU Press member. 
Equinox Publishing– Journal issues published in the last 12 months will be opened and all new issues will be freely accessible through May 
Infobase – Free access to Infobase’s distance learning resources for institutions affected by COVID-19 through June 15 
Edward Elgar Publishing – Free access to Edward Elgar content to help online teaching and learning through May 
Epigeum, part of Oxford University Press – its courses on Teaching Online and Blended Learning freely available until the end of May. 
RedShelf – collaborating with its publishing partners to offer free access to eBooks through May 25th for students from nonprofit, semester-based colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada. 
Elsevier – Free access to their coronavirus research, textbooks, text and data mining, clinical information and remote access through May. 
University of California Press – Free access to all UC Press journals through June 2020 
University of Calgary Press – Offering an array of open access publications through June 
Oxford University Press – Access OUP’s comprehensive hub of the latest COVID-19 research, with content from journal articles, book and handbook chapters, and dictionary entries, that is freely available for the duration of the outbreak