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Free and Expanded Access Electronic Resources for Temporary Online Teaching and Learning

During the current period causing library closures many publishers are allowing special access to research databases and materials. See below for a list curated by WSU Librarians.

TitleDescriptionAvailable throughAccess Options
Hein OnlineDatabase of legal resources, including laws, regulations, some trials and court reports, treaties, monographs, and a variety of other materials covering United States and foreign law. Coverage includes private and public international law, intellectual property and legal history. Includes full text image-based searchable database of legal periodicals.12/15/2020WSU Only
University of Michigan Press eBooksUniversity of Michigan Press is a leading publisher and distributor of books and digital projects in the humanities and social sciences8/31/2020WSU Only
Collected MLA ResourcesMedical Library Association members have started a curated list of COVID-19 resources for medical librarians and other health information professionals. The site will be updated as frequently as possible and has been created from crowd-sourced suggestions.No end dateGeneral Public
COVID-19 Open Research DatasetThis is a free resource of over 29,000 scholarly articles, including over 13,000 with full text, about COVID-19 and the coronavirus family of viruses for use by the global research community. This is designed to inspire the research community to find insights, using natural language processing, surrounding COVID-19. This is a collaborative effort from the National Library of Medicine, the Allen Institute for AI, Microsoft Research, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, and Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology. It includes resources from ASM, BMJ, Wiley, Elsevier, NEJM and Springer Nature.No end dateGeneral Public
ASTM (formerly known as American Society for Testing and Materials)National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) made 20 of their standards Open Access that relate to medical masks, gowns, gloves, hand sanitizers, and other PPE and medical equipmentNo end dateGeneral Public
World Health OrganizationWHO is gathering the latest scientific findings and knowledge on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and compiling it in a database. We update the database daily from searches of bibliographic databases, hand searches of the table of contents of relevant journals, and the addition of other relevant scientific articles that come to our attentionNo end dateGeneral Public
Access MedicineExpanded access to multimedia and Study Tools include recorded lectures and procedures, Harrison's pathophysiology animations, podcasts, flashcards and more. Human medicine.No end dateWSU Only
Harvard Public Health ReviewJSTOR Coverage: 2014-2018 (Vol. 1 - Vol. 20)12/31/2020WSU Only
HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access ServiceDigital library of in-copyright and out-of-copyright books and more. Available within Search It or description of how to login via WSU available here.TBAWSU Only
ArtStorSearchable database of digital images and associated catalog data, with new image collections added several times a year. ARTstor covers many time periods and cultures, and documents the fields of architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, design, anthropology, ethnographic and women studies, as well as many other forms of visual culture. Users can search, view, download and organize images.12/31/2020WSU Only

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