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COVID-19: Scientific Resources of the World's Leading Publishers

The world's leading publishers and information aggregators open up temporary access to scientific electronic information resources in connection with the aggravation of the epidemiological situation caused by the coronavirus infection COVID-19.

Prompt and free access to the materials that were previously available only by subscription will increase the effectiveness of research, support public health responses and accelerate the discovery of treatment methods.

Some publishers also offer free online access to higher education textbooks and relevant scientific developments in connection with the transfer of many educational institutions to remote learning.

American Medical Association
American Society for Microbiology(ASM)
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Nephrology
Annual Reviews
BioOne
bioRxiv
Brill
Cambridge University Press
Elsevier
Emerald Publishing
IOP Publishing
JoVE
Massachusetts Medical Society
Ohio State University Press
Oxford University Press
Project MUSE
Royal Society Publishing
SAGE Publishing
Springer Nature
Taylor & Francis
Wiley

American Medical Association

Due to the continued spread of coronavirus infection worldwide, the American Medical Association has posted a collection of free access resources JAMA Network COVID-19, which presents the latest research on COVID-19.

American Society of Clinical Oncology

The American Clinical Oncology Community, in response to the ongoing COVID-19 epidemic, is providing free information on providing care for people with cancer. Materials on coronavirus infection are divided into several categories:

COVID-19 Patient Care Information

COVID-19 Provider & Practice Information

COVID-19 Government, Reimbursement & Regulatory Updates

Submit Your Coronavirus (COVID-19)-Related Questions to ASCO

American Society for Microbiology(ASM)

The American Society for Microbiology is providing free access to research articles published over the last year in ASM’s scholarly journals to support research efforts and communications about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

ASM provides all of its publications related to COVID-19 and coronaviruses, as well as supporting evidence. The publications are immediately available in PubMed Central (PMC) and other thematic repositories.

ASM Journals are also expediting review for submitted papers related to coronavirus, ensuring that the new research is quickly made available to the scientific community.

Recent ASM press releases include:

Watching Bat Coronaviruses with Next-Generation Sequencing

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Receptors Show Similarities to SARS-CoV, According to New Analysis

Sharing Research Data and Findings Relevant to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

American Society of Nephrology

The American Association of Nephrology publishes up-to-date information on COVID-19, recommendations for providing medical care to people with kidney disease and coronavirus infection, guidelines for isolating people with coronavirus infection, and materials for the diagnosis and prevention of COVID-19.

Annual Reviews

To help researchers, teachers, and students who work and study remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, publishers have extended free access to journal articles collection on coronavirus infections.

BioOne

In collaboration with the Association of Scientific Libraries, BioOne and publishing partners provided free access to full texts of articles on COVID-19 in the following journals:

The Association of Research Libraries has also prepared a daily updated news feed, which provides information on COVID-19 from member websites.

bioRxiv

The open access repository bioRxiv provides a selection of preprints on COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2.

Brill

Brill opened up books and articles on topics such as public health, distance learning, crisis research. If any new related content is published, it will be added to this collection.

Cambridge University Press

The publisher provides free access to the research results on coronaviruses on the Cambridge Core platform. The collection includes chapters of books and journal articles. The collection is expected to be constantly updated.

Together with other publishers, Cambridge University Press has undertaken a commitment to provide access to research results through PubMed Central and other thematic repositories.

In addition, those organizations that are subscribed to some kind of licensed resource may request free access to the collection of reference publications for libraries.

Elsevier

The publisher, with the support of experts, has prepared a page that provides links to collections of journal articles on coronaviruses. The page includes:

  • information for researchers featuring COVID-19 publications peer-reviewed in journals such as The Lancet and Cell Press, as well as over 19,800 publications from the ScienceDirect Coronavirus hub;

  • information for medical personnel where one can find evidence-based guidelines and treatment plans, patient care guidelines and plans, materials on patient safety and education, as well as the links to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) webinars;

  • information for patients containing 3D videos on coronavirus, World Health Organization and CDC documents, as well as Elsevier program materials on access for patients.

Emerald Publishing

The publisher has provided access to the study materials, related to coronaviruses, epidemic and pandemic management. Although these materials cover not only current issues of COVID-19 study, they will come useful to analyze the previous practices of dealing with coronaviruses (i.e. SARS) and epidemics.

The documents give the information on legal and ethical aspects of the fight against SARS in 2003, as well as SARS impact on tourism.

The publisher supports timely distribution of the disease study findings and information about similar emergences in the field of healthcare. It has opened a 20 000 pounds sterling fund aimed at covering APC (article processing charges) for the open access articles published on the platform Emerald Open Research

IOP Publishing

IOP Publishing publishes peer-reviewed journals in theoretical and applied physics and related topics: mathematics, biophysics, biomedicine, astronomy and other scientific disciplines.

The credibility of the journals is confirmed by the fact that most of them are included in Journal Citation Reports. The latest data on the impact factors of the journals are given here. Publisher's journal content is posted on the IOPScience online platform.

For a period of difficult epidemiological situation, the publisher provides free access to the full texts of articles from various journals (previously these texts were available only by subscription).

JoVE

JoVE is the world's first and only peer-reviewed scientific video journal that increases productivity. JoVE has produced over 9,500 videos demonstrating experiments for Corona Specific Protocols General Virus Protocols Lab Preparation Current Status and Research Current Diagnosis Methods Treatment and prevention

The science community is working hard to address the potential health crisis brought about by the outbreak of a novel coronavirus (COVID-19). To support these critical efforts, JoVE has made its coronavirus focused content and related resources freely available.

Massachusetts Medical Society

The community has opened free access to the articles and other materials on Covid-19, including clinical reports, manuals and expert comments, on the platform of the authoritative scientific journal The New England Journal of Medicine (Impact Factor - 70.67).

Ohio State University Press

The university publisher has provided free access to the published monographies and linguistics study materials on the basis of the repository for the period of the pandemics.

Oxford University Press

The publisher has prepared a collection that contains the results of the latest COVID-19 research, available for free during the epidemic to support researchers, medical personnel and healthcare professionals working to resolve the critical situation.

Full text of Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics monograph is in open access. It focuses on the laws and restrictions that apply during medical emergencies, which is invaluable information for anyone who wants to declare quarantine.

To facilitate the transition to distance learning, Epigeum, a partner of Oxford University Press, has provided free access to Teaching Online and Blended Learning courses.

To get free access to the courses, you need to register on the platform as a new user. When registering enter 3bb0020b in the field Token. An activation link will be sent to you by email. After the activation process is completed, access to the Teaching Online and Blended Learning courses will be available through the "My Courses" item.

Project MUSE

In response to the challenges created by the global public health crisis of COVID-19, Project MUSE is pleased to support its participating publishers in making scholarly content temporarily available for free on the platform Project MUSE. With many higher education institutions moving into an exclusively online learning environment for the foreseeable future, that easy access to vetted research in the humanities and social sciences, from a variety of distinguished university presses, societies, and related not-for-profit publishers, will help to support teaching, learning, and knowledge discovery for users worldwide.

The following publishers have chosen to temporarily make content freely available on Project MUSE. Each publisher designates the specific content and for how long it will be freely available on MUSE. This list will be updated a daily basis.

Content that is freely available on the Project MUSE platform during the COVID-19 crisis will display a distinctive “Free” icon, different from the “OA” icon used for fully open access content on MUSE

 

Royal Society Publishing

The Royal Society has signed a Wellcome statement on the subject of research findings and data relevant to the coronavirus (covid-19) outbreak. We are one of several signatories to this statement and our collective aim is to ensure that the relevant research and data are shared rapidly and openly in order to inform the worldwide public health response and to help save lives. This special collection comprises some papers likely to be relevant to the outbreak.

SAGE Publishing

The publisher has provided free access to the range of journals that publish coronaviruses study findings.

The whole list of publications includes studies in the field of engineering and medicine, as well as in the field of social sciences. The list is constantly updated.

Spinger Nature

The world's leading publisher of scientific literature actively supports the global response to the outbreak of the coronavirus COVID-19 and provides free and quick access to research results in this area.

The section provides links to relevant scientific articles from journals, book chapters, as well as additional comments on this topic. Access to the full texts of the documents presented in this section is free. If You have access problems, you should contact the support via email to customerservice@springernature.com.

Springer Nature encourages early sharing of research submitted to all our journals through preprints, and the In Reviewpreprint service is available for many journals.

Springer Nature strongly urges authors to submit articles related to COVID-19 emergency to share underlying datasets relating to the outbreak as rapidly and widely as possible.

The Publisher continues to work with global organizations to support the sharing of relevant research and data, including supporting the World Health Organisation and the initiative from the White House Office of Science and Technology to make all relevant global research, and data, immediately available in one place via PubMed Central. Springer Nature is also a signatory on the consensus statement, Sharing research data and findings relevant to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

The company provided free access to books from three collections.

You can see the lists of these publications following the links below.

Free Emergency Nursing titles (German)

Free English textbook titles (all disciplines)

Free German textbook titles (all disciplines)

The company has also produced a page that provides comprehensive information on COVID-19 with links to the full articles from the journals published in Springer Nature.

Taylor & Francis.

The publisher has developed a microsite, which provides links to scientific articles, e-books, book chapters related to the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and further research on COVID-19. Users can get free access to the full texts of documents using the electronic platform Taylor & Francis Online. It is planned to update the microsite on a regular basis.

Taylor & Francis provides access to research results through PubMed Central and other thematic repositories in cooperation with other publishers.

Editors of publishing houses actively encourage authors to publish and share data that form the basis of their research in accordance with the principles of FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable).

Taylor & Francis also provides access to research results through PubMed Central and other thematic repositories.

On the open-review science platform, F1000Research, the company has developed a section that contains COVID-19 publications that can be accessed for free.

Wiley

The company provides free access to over 5,000 articles related to COVID-19 in support of worldwide diagnostic, treatment, and disease prevention measures.

The company provides free access on its platform to more than 5,000 articles related to COVID-19 in support of measures taken worldwide for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of the disease.

The Wiley Online Library educational portal has a lot of information in case you need tips on working with the platform.

Wiley also organized free real-time information support on the latest research results and the development of the situation with Scitrus COVID-19 based on a personalized application with artificial intelligence from Atypon.

Wiley Online Library and other products of the company support many different ways of identifying and authenticating users when organizing remote access to their resources.

In response to the challenges created by the global public health crisis of COVID-19, the company has provided a free access to Cochrane Library. Cochrane Library (ISSN 1465-1858) is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.

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