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Special E-Resource Offers Related to COVID-19 Library Closures

Many e-resources providers are expanding access to their content due to the shift to online learning. Below are resources targeted to CARLI members or are very generous offers available to all institutions.

Some vendors (especially in the health sciences) have additional content available to current subscribers or are opening up research pertaining to COVID-19. The International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC) is aggregating a list of offers.



Bloomsbury is offering free unlimited access to their online resources through June 30.  Information on how to request access is available on their website.

Cambridge University Press Textbooks


The Press has made reference works and Academic textbooks free to access online. The collection includes over 2,000 ebooks hosted on the Cambridge Core platform and can now be accessed free until June 29, 2020, regardless of whether they were previously purchased. Additional information is available on their website.

Duke University Press

Duke University Press is offering CARLI members free 90 day access to any of their e-collections (e-books, e-journals, Euclid Prime) upon request.  This offer is applicable even if a library does not have a current Duke University Press subscription. Email to set up access.

Product information available from Duke University Press  and Project Euclid



EBSCO is making the following products available to all CARLI members:

These resources are available for free until June 30.


For participating academic institutions that currently license some, but not all, JSTOR Archive and Primary Source collections, JSTOR will turn on access to all unlicensed collections at no cost. Access is available through December 31, 2020.

A set of more than 32,000 books available at no charge for JSTOR participating academic institutions and secondary schools. Access is available through August 31, 2020.

JSTOR resources during COVID-19

MIT Press


The MIT Press is offering libraries complimentary access to its catalog of eBooks on MIT Press Direct through the end of June 2020 to support faculty and students who are working and learning remotely. To receive free access to more than 2,770 MIT Press eBooks via MIT Press Direct, librarians may complete this webform or reach out to , Library Sales Executive.

Project Muse


Many academic presses have opened up their content (e-books and e-journals) for free. Project Muse has most of these on their platform for free.

Most of the content is available until the end of May or end of June.

ProQuest Ebooks: CARLI-Owned

All Governing Members may use the direct URL for these materials


For the ProQuest Ebooks that CARLI owns, unlimited access (not including e-textbooks) are available throuh June 30, 2020 from the following publishers:

  • Bloomsbury Academic
  • CABI
  • Edinburgh University Press
  • Guilford Publications, Inc.
  • Indiana University Press (CARLI is working with ProQuest as 32 titles do not yet have expanded access.)
  • Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • John Benjamins Publishing Company
  • Princeton University Press
  • Sage Publications
  • University of California Press
  • University of North Carolina Press
  • Wiley (CARLI is working with ProQuest as the consortium does not yet have expanded access to all owned titles.)
    • Please note that that John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated; John Wiley & Sons Australia, Limited; and John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. are not participating.

ProQuest Ebooks: Institution Owned


No-Cost Unlimited Access to Owned Titles. ProQuest Ebook Central customers impacted by COVID-19 will get unlimited access to all owned titles (not including e-textbooks) from  a growing list of high-demand publishers through June 19, 2020.


Sage is offering free access for many of their databases through July 31, 2020.  To get access to Sage Video, Sage Research Methods Video, and Sage Knowledge Books & Reference, fill out this form.

Sage is also providing a variety of resources to assist in transitioning to online education.  This includes access to Sage textbooks through VitalSource and RedShelf.  Information available on Sage's Remote Teaching page.

The Ohio State University Press


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

University of Michigan Press

University of Michigan Press will make all content (1150+ titles) in the University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection (UMP EBC) free-to-read until August 31, 2020. The UMP EBC contains the Press’s scholarly output published since 2012 as well as new books and older titles as they are digitized.


Wolters-Kluwer is offering complimentary access to several products for 60 days. The products are:

  • LWW Health Library
    • Premium Basic Sciences
    • Clerkship
    • Board Review Series
    • Internal Medicine
    • Physician Assistant (Core and Specialties/Rotations)
    • Exercise Science
    • Physical Therapy
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Premium Pharmacy
  • Firecracker
  • Firecracker PA
  • Acland’s Atlas of Human Anatomy
  • Bates Visual Guide
  • 5 Minute Clinical Consult

To receive complimentary access, visit Wolters-Kluwer/Ovid and complete a request form. A member of the Ovid Customer Support Team will contact you to begin the set up process.