Seeking information on COVID-19 (coronavirus)? We've compiled a list of databases and portals from various organizations that are providing free, temporary access to their resources during the COVID-19 pandemic including: books, journals, news, and research. Please use contact information on the respective organizations' websites for any questions specific to their purposes.
Association of American Publishers
- What Publishers Are Doing To Help During The Coronavirus Pandemic
A partial list of publishers offering free, online access to e-books, learning platforms, and research for students during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.
- Covid-19: Updates & Information (Portal)
Compiles updates related to COIVD-19, including news and information from the CDC, WHO and other U.S. government agencies. Includes a list of maps related to the outbreak.
- For Researchers
COVID-19 research portal that includes open-access to research resources.
- Novel Coronavirus Information CenterFree health and medical research on the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and COVID-19.
- COVID-19 Resources
A resource hub, bringing together free legislative and government updates and COVID-19 content across leading news media sources.
Govinfo, United States Government Publishing Office (GPO)
- Coronavirus (COVID-19)Provides legislative, presidential, and regulatory documents relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19).
In Custodia Legis (blog), Law Library of Congress
- Coronavirus Resource Guide
A guide to laws, regulations, and executive actions in the United States, at both the federal and the state level, and in various countries related to COVID-19 and its spread.
- Law360 COVID-19 News
News, in-depth features, and expert analysis and commentary related to COVID-19 and the law.
National Library of Medicine
- Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Provides central access to COVID-19 articles in PubMed. Updated daily.
- Public Health Emergency COVID-19 Initiative (PubMed Central)
Free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature, includes a list of publishers that have made their coronavirus-related articles accessible.
(See Discovering Coronavirus-Related and COVID-19-Related Articles insert for search queries examples.)
- Free Resources on MUSE during COVID-19
Temporarily-free vetted research in the humanities and social sciences from a variety of distinguished university presses, societies, and related not-for-profit publishers.
Coronavirus-related research available for free. Note that these papers are not peer-reviewed.
Stephen B. Thacker CDC Library, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- COVID-19 Databases and Journals
Selected databases and journals related to COVID-19.
Welch Medical Library, Johns Hopkins University & Medicine
- COVID-19 Resources
- Databases and Datasets
List of databases and datasets related to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Wiley Online Library
- Covid-19: Novel Coronavirus Outbreak
Free access to articles on the recent COVID-19 outbreak and a collection of journal articles and book chapters on coronavirus research.
World Health Organization
- Global research on coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
Database of scientific publications on coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
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