Trial Databases

The UO Library has trial access to the databases listed below. As part of the evaluation process, we would like to receive comments from library patrons about the usefulness of these databases. Comments can be submitted in the box at the bottom of the page. When you select the link for the database, the database will open in a new window, allowing you to easily return to this window to submit comments.

To access these trial databases from off-campus, you must log into the UO VPN Client software.

Below are the trial databases currently available, listed in alphabetical order:

A&AePortal

Delve into art and architectural history in a new way. The A&AePortal is an authoritative eBook resource that features important works of scholarship in the history of art, architecture, decorative arts, photography, and design. With innovative functionality and extensive metadata, the site includes many out-of-print titles, key backlist, and recent releases from some of the world’s finest academic and museum publishers.

Access expires: 06/14/2020

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Academic Search Ultimate

Developed to meet the increasing demands of scholarly research, Academic Search Ultimate offers students an unprecedented collection of peer-reviewed, full-text journals, including many journals indexed in leading citation indexes.

Access expires: 06/30/2020

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Access Biomedical Science

Access Biomedical Science provides unlimited simultaneous user access to the most recent editions of a collection of core ebooks relevant to graduate students, faculty and researchers in Biomedical Science fields. Specialized content covers topics ranging from public health and pharmacology, to biomedical engineering, toxicology, neuroscience, physiology, bioinformatics, writing for publication, and more — for easy reference, research, and review.

Access expires: 05/31/2020

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ACS Guide to Scholarly Communication

The ACS Guide to Scholarly Communication provides students, researchers, educators, and librarians with the instruction and advice they need to master the art of scholarly communication. The new Guide covers all instructions from previous editions of The ACS Style Guide - completely updated and modernized - as well as a wealth of brand new chapters covering everything from preprints, Open Access, machine-readable data, and much more.

Access expires: 06/30/2020

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AIP COVID-19 Content

AIP Publishing has identified a collection of research articles relevant to infectious diseases, epidemics, computational epidemiology, and pandemics, and made them free to read.

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AM Explorer (Full Adam Matthew Database)

Access millions of pages of primary source collections across the entire portfolio of Adam Matthew Digital, spanning content from the 15th-21st centuries.

Access expires: 06/26/2020

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American Physiological Society COVID-19 Access

Provides free access for everything published between 1998-2020, excluding articles in advance issues not yet fully released

Access expires: 05/31/2020

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Ancestry Library Edition

The world’s largest online f amily history resource can give your library, f amily history center, school or archive instant access to hundreds of years of history in billi ons of historical documents and millions of historical photos from all over the world.

Access expires: 06/23/2020

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AVON (Academic Video Online)

Academic Video Online is the most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. It delivers ~ 68,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more.

Access expires: 05/01/2020

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BCC Research

Find the market intelligence you need with forecast reports in advanced materials, life sciences, chemicals, packaging, IT, photonics and more.

Note: in the top right corner select “member login.” A window will pop up, where you will select “IP Authenticate.”

Access expires: 05/31/2020

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Berghahn Journals

Berghahn Journals publishes 38 scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities.

Access expires: 06/30/2020

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Bloomsbury Digital Resources

DRM free, unlimited concurrent user access eBook platform with over 9,000 titles

Visual Arts and Design

History & Social Sciences

Film, Music, & Performing Arts

Education and Human Development

Philosophy, Religion & Theology

Fashion

Sports & Fitness

  • Human Kinetics Library (forthcoming)

Access expires: 06/12/2020

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Brill COVID-19 Resources

More than 30 leading STM publishers have committed to making all of their COVID-19 and coronavirus-related publications immediately accessible.

At Brill we have opened up books and articles on topics such as public health, distance learning, crisis research.

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Business Source Ultimate

Business Source Ultimate works for your students like a solid business plan – it offers an unprecedented wealth of peer-reviewed, full-text journals and other resources that provide historical information and current trends in business that spark discussion on future developments and changes in the business world.

Access expires: 06/30/2020

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Cambridge Companions Online

Cambridge Companions are a series of authoritative guides, written by leading experts, offering lively, accessible introductions to major writers, artists, philosophers, topics, and periods.

Access expires: 05/31/2020

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Cambridge Elements

Cambridge Elements are a new concept in academic publishing and scholarly communication, combining t he best features of books and journals. They consist of original, concise, authoritative, and peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific research, organised into focused series edited by leading scholars, and provide comprehensive coverage of the key topics in disciplines spanning the arts and sciences.

Conceived from the start for a digital environment, and with the ability to be regularly updated, they provide a dynami c reference resource for graduate students, researchers, and practitioners.

Access expires: 05/31/2020

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Cambridge Histories Online

Cambridge Histories is the essential reference collection spanning 350 volumes in 10 subject areas.

Access expires: 05/31/2020

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Center for Research Libraries (CRL) and EBSCO databases

Access expires: 06/30/2020

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CNKI

This platform aims to fight against the epidemic as soon as possible, and to facilitate the wide spread of research achievements across China and the world. It divides the research results of COVID-19 into 6 stages: Pathogeny, Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prognosis and Nursing.

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COVID-19 Official Directives, Guidance & Resources

This site is designed to help you easily find and access Directives, Guidance, and Resources from Official Government sources in the United States. Coverage includes:

  • Federal
  • States
  • Select Municipalities
  • US Territories

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Digitalia Hispánica

The most complete database of magazines and electronic books in Spanish for libraries. More than 30,000 electronic documents make us an unprecedented database for the Spanish-speaking community.

Access expires: 04/30/2020

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EBSCO Faculty Select

EBSCO Faculty Select empowers academic libraries to directly support textbook affordability efforts. Through a single interface, faculty can search and access quality open textbooks, Open Educational Resources (OER), and request access to unrestricted library e-books from top academic publishers. By leveraging free open materials and low-cost library-licensed resources, faculty can transform their courses and reduce the cost burden for students.

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EDP Sciences

EDP Sciences has opened up journal content from 2018 to 2020.

Access expires: 06/30/2020

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e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection

Duke University Press is an academic publisher of books and journals across humanities, social sciences, and more

Access expires: 06/24/2020

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Eight Centuries

Eight Centuries is a database offering researchers primary source analysis in Humanities, Engineering, History of Science, Legal Studies, the Arts, and more.

Access expires: 06/30/2020

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eLibro

eLibro is the first and only electronic Spanish-language platform devoted to research, with a focus on academic institutions. This site enables you to search, browse, and preview all of the e-books and other authoritative material that e-Libro offers from leading publishers.

Access expires: 05/31/2020

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GeoScienceWorld free ebooks

GSW is providing access to ebooks from the following publishers:

  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists
  • Canadian Science Publishing
  • Clay Minerals Society
  • Geological Society of America
  • Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland
  • PSAAPG
  • SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology
  • Society of Economic Geologists
  • University of Wyoming

Access expires: 06/30/2020

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Human Kinetics Library

The Human Kinetics Library is built around a mission to increase the knowledge, enhance the performance and improve the health and fitness of all people around the globe through authoritative information about physical activity and sport. The platform features a growing collection o f cross-searchable ebooks and videos from the world’s leading educational publisher for fitness, exercise, coaching and sport.

Access expires: 05/31/2020

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IEEE eLearning Library

The IEEE eLearning Library offers high-quality, peer-reviewed online courses in relevant topics. The Library delivers hundreds of course hours in core and emerging technologies, providing professionals, faculty, and students across academic institutions, corporations, and government agencies a better way to learn.

Access expires: 05/21/2020

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Japan Times Archives + Japan Advertiser + 1860s

The The Japan Times Archives enables users to easily search for articles on about 500,000 pages across 120 years, ranging from the inaugural issue in March 1897 to December 2018.

The Japan Times continues to report with perspectives absent from Japanese-language papers, as well as clear, contextual explanations for non-Japanese readers.

Access expires: 04/30/2020

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Jazz Periodicals

An essential, unique collection of American Jazz Periodicals, of great importance to any lover of jazz and its history, and a primary source reference and research tool for all libraries.

 

Access expires: 05/31/2020

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JOVE Science Education Library

JoVE Science Education is a revolutionary video library dedicated to teaching scientific fundamentals through simple easy-to-understand video demonstrations.

Access expires: 06/15/2020

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JSTOR Books

Books at JSTOR offers around 35,500 ebooks from renowned scholarly publishers, integrated with journals and primary sources on JSTOR’s easy-to-use platform.

Access expires: 06/30/2020

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JSTOR Plants & Society Collection

Plants & Society is a diverse collection focusing on the historical, cultural, aesthetic, and environmental implications and uses of plants by people. This interdisciplinary resource will include academic journals, research reports, and primary sources. Key thematic topics will include:

  • Ecology & Conservation
  • Horticulture, Gardens & Landscape
  • Plant History & Exploration
  • Useful Plants & Agriculture

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JSTOR Public Health

To help support the JSTOR community during this challenging time, we and our participating publishers have made 26 newly released Public Health journals available for free access through June 30, 2020. Topics addressed include Epidemiology, Health Policy and Administration, Occupational and Environmental Health, Health Equity and the Culture of Health, Aging, Bioethics, and Health Promotion.

Access expires: 06/30/2020

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Karger COVID-19 articles

Karger is making all published Coronavirus / COVID-19 articles freely available until the end of 2020, in order to support current research initiatives and community health.

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Maisaku

The Maisaku database lets you search all the Mainichi Shinbun 毎日新聞 (formally Tokyo Nichi Nichi Shinbun 東京日日新聞, Osaka Nippo 大阪日報, etc) from 1872 (Meiji 5) to present.

Access expires: 04/30/2020

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Manchesterhive collections

To support institutional libraries impacted by COVID-19 who need quick and easy online access to our content whilst users are teaching and studying remotely, we are offering unlimited free access to our 12 ebook collections until 30th June 2020.

Access expires: 06/30/2020

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Manshu Grafu (満州グラフ)

Manshu Gurafu is a photography magazine published by The South Manchuria Railway Co., Ltd. from 1933. The magazine covers a variety of topics such as daily life, customs, industry, and ethnic art

Access expires: 04/17/2020

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Mary Ann Liebert COVID-19 articles

Liebert has made, and will continue to make, all of their COVID-19 research content available for free.

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McGraw Hill Medical COVID-19 content

The AccessMedicine channel for the latest information on the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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MGG Online

Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (MGG) is a general encyclopedia of music. MGG is encyclopedic in the true sense of that term: i t offers in-depth articles on every aspect of music as well as many related areas such as literatu re, philosophy, and visual arts. MGG Online contains the second print edition of MGG, published from 1994 to 2008, as well as current, continuous online updates and additions.

Access expires: 05/31/2020

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MIT Press Direct Ebooks

MIT Press Direct is the best way for libraries to offer MIT Press ebooks to their patrons. Libraries can access the complete collection, with more than 2,500 ebooks and approximately 200 added each year, or subject-specific collections. Key subject areas covered in the complete collection include art and architecture, biomedical sciences, business and finance, computer science, cognitive science, design, education, environment, game studies, humanities, information science, linguistics, neuroscience, new media, philosophy, and social sciences. Subject collections available at launch are: economics; environmental science; philosophy, and science, technology, and society.

Access expires: 05/31/2020

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MSP on Euclid

MSP (Mathematical Sciences Publishers), Duke University Press, and Project Euclid have partnered to offer the MSP on Euclid collection, bringing seven mathematics journals published by MSP together with the strong functionality available through the Project Euclid platform.

All three organizations are not-for-profit and dedicated to providing alternatives in mathematics publishing. The goal of the MSP on Euclid collection is to offer libraries new features as well as the option to consolidate their platforms. MSP on Euclid includes the same seven journals sold by MSP in their MSP package but now also hosted by Project Euclid and sold by Duke University Press.

Access expires: 06/24/2020

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Music and Dance Online (Academic)

Music and Dance Online delivers the largest, most diverse catalog of music content to support the teaching and research of music. The multimedia resource features works from thousands of respected partners, covers hundreds of genres from alternative rock to zydeco and from alternative dance to operatic arias, and encompasses a wide range of content formats—including scores, reference, and high definition audio and video.

Access expires: 06/23/2020

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National Emergency Library

Announcing the National Emergency Library, a collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed.

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NewspaperARCHIVE

NewspaperARCHIVE is the world's best resource for historical and genealogical information. Our unique archive spans more than 400 years of family history, small-town events, world news and more.

Explore your family tree and discover your history at NewspaperARCHIVE.com, the world's largest online newspaper archive.

Access expires: 05/15/2020

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Ohio State University Knowledge Bank

For the duration of this crisis, all Ohio State University Press University Libraries’ Institutional Repository, The Knowledge Bank monographs, and the linguistics textbook language files, will be open and free to use.

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Ontheboards

Full-length, high quality contemporary performance films produced by On the Board Theater in Seattle, streamed to your TV, desktop or mobile device. We are one of the first contemporary performance organizations to begin filming works by top caliber artists with multiple high-definition cameras, collaboratively editing the films with the artists, and delivering feature-length performance films to audiences around the globe. Fans of contemporary performance have better access to artists they want to see regardless of where they live and their busy schedules, at affordable prices.

Since then, we have launched 60 performance films, with seven more on the way, by 42 different artists representing the Pacific Northwest, New York, Australia, Germany, France, Poland, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Belgium, Montreal, and more. We have filmed performances in our Seattle home at On the Boards theater, in Portland with Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, in Austin with the Fusebox Festival and in New York with Performance Space

Access expires: 05/09/2020

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Open Edition (Expanded Access)

Participating publishers on the list has opened up their content to users.

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ProQuest Coronavirus Resources

ProQuest has annou nced the launch of a Coronavirus Rese arch Database in response to the rapi dly growing need for authoritative co ntent related to the novel coronaviru s (COVID-19). The new cross-discipl inary resource enables researchers to search and discover full-text ar ticles, dissertations and other content from key publishers in one place.

 

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ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Communist Historical Newspaper Collection

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

Access expires: 05/01/2020

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RCNI (Royal College of Nurses) COVID-19 Resources

To support the nursing commu nity RCNi have developed a dedicated COVID-19 resourc e centre that is completely free to access for all nurses and frontline NHS staff working with coronavirus patients.

Our COVID-19 resource centre is a great way for nurses to k eep up to date with the latest news and developments on COVID- 19 and what it means for nursing practice. It includes peer-rev iewed evidence-based articles and e-learning modules which addre ss some of the areas of care that COVID-19 patients may require, as well as resources designed to help staff stay well during this demanding and stressful period.

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Recent Researches in Music Online

A-R Editions has published Recent Researches in Music—critical performing editions of music in seven series—since its inception in 1962. The series fall into two basic categories: editions that span the history of Western music, and editions with ties to specific cultural milieus. Most editions in Recent Researches in Music are devoted to works by a single composer or in a single genre.

Access expires: 05/29/2020

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RILM Music Encyclopedias

RILM Music Encyclopedias is a continually expanding curated full-text collection that currently comprises 57 titles published from 1775 to the present. Its content spans various fields and subject areas of historical musicology, ethnomusicology and theory, with focus on topics ranging from popular music, opera, instruments, blues and gospel, to recorded music and women composers.

Access expires: 05/31/2020

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RILM Music Encyclopedias (EBSCO Access)

RILM Music Encyclopedias is the first comprehensive collection of encyclopedic content spanning important subject areas including popular music, opera, instruments, blues, gospel, recorded sound and women composers.

Access expires: 06/30/2020

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RIPM Online Archive of Music Periodicals

The RIPM Archive consists of original volumes, reprints, microforms and photocopies of music periodicals, collected initially for indexing. Also contained in the Archive are periodicals scanned by RIPM from the collections of Partner or Participating Libraries.

Access expires: 05/31/2020

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Royal Society COVID-19 Collection

This special collection comprises some papers likely to be relevant to the outbreak.

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SAGE Knowledge

The premier social sciences platform for SAGE and CQ Press book, reference, and video content.

Access expires: 06/25/2020

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SAGE Research Methods Video

SAGE Research Methods Video includes hours of tutorials, interviews, video case studies, and mini-documentaries covering the entire research process. Find videos made with expert researchers from leading research institutions, your favorite SAGE authors, great teachers, and more.

Access expires: 06/25/2020

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SAGE Video

SAGE Video showcases highly relevant educational video across key social science disciplines. Each collection includes a breadth of video types to support diverse research and learning needs. All videos are fully citable with searchable transcripts, custom clip creation and embedding.

Access expires: 06/25/2020

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SIAM Epidemiology Collection

In response to the outbreak of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the associated disease COVID-19, SIAM has made the following collection free ly available. We hope this content on epidemiology, disease modeling, pandemics and vaccines will help i n the rapid fight against this global problem.

Access expires: 04/01/2021

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University of California Press

In recognition of the impact of coronavirus on campus instruction and the rise of unplanned distance learning, University of California Press is pleased to make all of our online journals content free to all through June 2020.

Access expires: 06/30/2020

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University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection

University of Michigan Press is a leading publisher and distributor of books and digital projects in the humanities and social sciences that are aligned with the strengths of its parent institution. Areas of particular focus are performing arts; classical studies; political science; American studies (especially disability and class studies); Asian and African studies. The Press makes most books available electronically, and provides direct access to libraries through its own publishing platform, Fulcrum.

Access expires: 04/30/2020

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US Documents Masterfile 1774-2020

United States Documents Masterfile makes quality primary research easier. It enables a single search for indexes and records for nearly 250 years of U.S. Federal government information

Access expires: 06/30/2020

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Very Short Introductions

Discover a new topic or subject with these intelligent and serious introductions written by authors who are experts in their field.

Access expires: 06/12/2020

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Web Oya Bunko

WebOya indexes periodicals held by the Ōya Sōichi bunko, a private library in Tokyo with a comprehensive collection of popular journals reflecting popular culture in Japan. Provides basic and advanced Boolean searching, as well as classified searches by personal names, occupation, subject, and keyword. Coverage: Late Meiji to the present.

Access expires: 05/01/2020

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Wiley COVID-19 Research Resources

It’s in these times of crisis where communities come together even more. As a publisher of trusted health science, we’ve made the relevant research articles, book chapters and entries in our major references freely available below, in support of the global efforts in diagnosis, treatment, prevention and further research in this disease and similar viral respiratory infections. Our approach is to use the world-class information we have available to directly improve health and to support the virtual efforts of healthcare practitioners globally. We are continually monitoring the developments and we will update the content of this page periodically.

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World Scientific Publishing Journals

As a leading academic publisher, World Scientific is committed to helping the global research and teaching community by supporting our users who are facing accessibility challenges due to the impact of COVID-19.

We are therefore pleased to upgrade your WSPC journal access to one that includes ALL World Scientific journal content published from 2001.

Access expires: 06/30/2020

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Yomidas Rekishikan + Regional Sections

Yomidas Rekishikan is a digital archive covering the entire history of newspaper publishing in Japan. The archive’s sections reflect the strengths of the various features. The Meiji, Taisho & Showa Eras section contains high-quality scans of the articles as they appeared during these periods.

Access expires: 04/30/2020

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