This page highlights all free contents or materials related to the COVID-19/SARS-Coronavirus-2 pandemic.



AccessMedicine COVID-19 Central

Provides new and updated information around the global COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic. At launch, end-users will have access to content addressing relevant Clinical Information, Risk Assessment, and Prevention and Quarantine.

[source: McGraw-Hill Medical]

ACS Publications (Chemistry in Coronavirus Research)

ACS Publications is committed to keeping you up to date on coronavirus outbreak relief efforts through our Virtual Issue, which provides free access to articles related to coronavirus.

Recently added articles include a review of the diagnostic and surveillance technologies for SARS-CoV-2, evidence of the COVID-19 virus targeting the CNS, and protein structure and sequence reanalysis of 2019-nCoV.

[Source: ACS Publications]

Acta Medica Philippina (Special Issue on Coronavirus Disease)

Acta Medica Philippina released Special Issue on Coronavirus Disease (COVID19)

[Source: Acta Medica Philippina]

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

The ANSI portal, Freely Available ISO and IEC Standards to Help Address COVID-19 Crisis, now includes 36 international standards covering medical equipment and devices – including ventilators and respiratory equipment; protective clothing used in health care settings; and business continuity management, security, and resilience.

[source: American National Standards Institute]

American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists COVID-19 Resource Center

ASHP’s COVID-19 Resource Center aims to provide evidence-based information and tools for pharmacists, who play a key role as patient care providers and in implementing infection control procedures, and other healthcare professionals.

[source: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists]

American Society for Microbiology

ASM is providing free access to COVID-19 articles in ASM’s 16 scholarly journals to support research efforts and communications about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). ASM has also committed to making all of its COVID19 and coronavirus related publications, and the available data supporting them, immediately accessible in PubMed Central (PMC) and other public repositories.

[Source: The American Society for Microbiology]

Annals of Internal Medicine

A collection of Annals of Internal Medicine articles related to coronavirus is freely available.

Keep up to date with the latest information regarding the 2019 novel coronavirus and learn more through the resources available at the ACP COVID-19 Resource Hub and at DynaMed's COVID-19 topic.

[Source: American College of Physicians]

Annual Reviews

To assist the many students, faculty, and researchers who are working and studying remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, effective today, we have made our journals available to all (without access control) through Thursday April 30, 2020. On that date, we will assess the need to extend this policy.

[source: Annual Reviews]

American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates & Resources 

AALL continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation, and is working on additional benefits to assist you during this time. AALL has several resources available while you work remotely.

[source: American Association of Law Libraries]

BioOne Complete


Peer-reviewed scholarly research and research libraries are trusted guides during times of scientific uncertainty. As the world navigates the COVID-19 pandemic, BioOne is proud to share the wealth of relevant content from our publishing partners to provide support for those working on solutions for this global crisis. In collaboration with the Association of Research Libraries, BioOne and our publishers have made articles related to coronavirus in the following journals available via open access through 2020

[source: BioOne]

Cambridge Core

Cambridge University Press is providing free access to a growing collection of research related to the coronavirus until the end of May. The Press plays a global role in education and research and shares its University’s mission to contribute to society through its work. Sharing that research can play an important role in tackling shared threats such as this. Articles in the collection are drawn from journals including Epidemiology & Infection; Prehospital and Disaster Medicine; Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, and from Animal Health Research Reviews, among others.

[source: Cambridge University Press]

Chemical and Engineering News (C&EN)

Everything we know about the COVID-19 coronavirus. Don’t miss important news about the coronavirus outbreak; subscribe to our free weekly newsletter today.

[source: Chemical and Engineering News]

Clarivate Analytics

A global health emergency can occur without warning, as we are now seeing with the coronavirus pandemic. Scientists are attempting to develop vaccines and treatments as quickly as possible to meet the increasing needs of those affected. To support medical researchers and healthcare professionals in their efforts to better understand and combat the disease associated with the novel COVID-19 coronavirus, we’ve assembled an array of Clarivate resources on this page

[source: Clarivate]

​​CORD-19 (​COVID-19 Open Research Dataset)

"The Semantic Scholar team at the Allen Institute for AI has partnered with leading research groups to provide CORD-19, a free resource of more than 57,000 scholarly articles about the novel coronavirus for use by the global research community."

[source: Allen Institute for AI]

COVID-19 by Euromonitor International 

To further understand the impact of this deadly virus, Euromonitor International, a global market research company, has provided free blog articles that tackle the impact brought by the virus.

[source: Euromonitor]


This portal features available evidence-based information from diverse local and international sources such as journal, library, databases, research registries, among others.

[source: DOST-PCHRD]

COVID-19 Dictionary for children

 “For the young to further understand terms they usually encounter during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the faculty of the University of the Philippines (UP) College of Education has created a children’s dictionary containing words related to COVID-19.”

[source: UP College of Education]

COVID-19 E-RESOURCES (Compiled by the Legislative Information Reference and Service Development Bureau of the House of Representatives, Congress of the Philippines)

​“A compilation of COVID-19 policies and issuances, laws and legislations, publications, websites, and databases, published by local and foreign governments, academic institutions, international organizations, and health science publishers.”

[source: Legislative Information Reference and Service Development Bureau of the House of Representatives]

COVID-19 Information Portal powered by EBSCO

This Information Portal has been created to support the immediate need for trusted information. It is comprised of news feeds and resources from trusted bodies of authority and the index is in its infancy. Your contributions are needed. This portal will continue to evolve over the days and weeks to come, along with our emerging needs as a professional community. The goal: to provide relevant and reliable information when, where, and how people need it.

Direct access to point of care content for clinicians

Direct links to free journal articles from major publishers

Direct links to International, federal, and state agencies’ sites

[source: EBSCO]

COVID-19 (Storybook for Children)

An online storybook for kids to help them understand COVID-19

Created by WiseOwl PH
Written by Joza Nada
Illustrated by Rio Marcelang
Edited by Ali Ramirez

[source: WiseOwl]


Highly contagious, the coronavirus has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), and the impacts are widespread. We’ve gathered some key articles from The Conversation to give background to your users and help them make sense of this outbreak.

These authoritative articles—and many more!—from The Conversation can be found in Credo Reference.

[source: CredoReference]

Emerald Publishing

We have brought together a number of freely available research resources related to the Coronavirus group of viruses, and epidemics more broadly.

We are making these resources freely available to access. Whilst these materials do not only relate to the current clinical challenges of COVID-19, they may provide relevant context to how the world reacted to other previous Coronavirus outbreaks, notably SARS.

[source: Emerald Publishing]

European Respiratory Society

The 2019 novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) outbreak and spread of the associated disease (COVID-19) is a rapidly evolving situation. To manage the threat of continued SARS-CoV-2 infection and the risk to public health caused by COVID-19, health professionals need up-to-date information and guidance on global surveillance, infection control measures and identifying and caring for people with COVID-19.

This page brings together information about the outbreak and COVID-19 content from ERS and ELF as it is published. All content listed on this page is free to access.

[source: ​World Health Organization​ -European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control]

freethink (Coronavirus articles)

It provides the latest developments in the battle against COVID-19. Freethink highlighted those promising initiatives on their website, with the latest updates on their timeline, as well as all other coronavirus and vaccine treatments currently underway, including links to pages where you can learn more about each of them.

[source: Freethink]

Global Index Medicus (WHO)

Contains information on COVID-19 published in Regional Indexes Medici

[source: World Health Organization]

Harvard Business Review

At HBR, our mission is to improve the practice of management and its impact in a changing world. In these difficult times, we invite subscribers and visitors alike to share the free resources we've made available at our dedicated Coronavirus Special Coverage page to help support you and your teams.

[source: Harvard Business Publishing: Higher Education]

IBISWorld IBISWorld, a global leader in industry market research, is closely watching the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on industries around the world. To provide you with information on industries that affect you, your clients and prospects, we've centralized our resources here. Check back frequently for updated information or contact your Client Relationship Manager for additional guidance.

[source: IBISWorld]
IDSA's COVID-19 Resource Center

IDSA leads the way in detecting, preventing, treating, and curing infectious diseases worldwide. We are updating this resource center daily with must-have information for clinicians and decision-makers.

[source:  Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)]

Infectious Diseases Hub

Discover the latest updates on the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak in the ‘COVID-19 Hub’, powered by Infectious Diseases Hub and our partner journals and eCommunities across the Future Science Group family - all free to access

[source: Infectious Diseases Hub - Future Science Group]

IOP Publishing

​​IOP Publishing acknowledges the devastating impact Coronavirus (COVID-19) is having around the world and we will do whatever we can to assist researchers, medical professionals, policymakers and others who are working to address this public health emergency. As part of our response, all relevant published and forthcoming articles in our journals (listed below) will be made immediately available to PubMed Central (PMC) throughout the duration of the crisis, with rights to enable text and data mining, re-use and secondary analysis.

[source: IOP Publishing]
Journal of the American Medical Association, The

Browse the JAMA Network COVID-19 collection below, including Q&A's with NIAID's Anthony Fauci, an interactive map of the outbreak courtesy of The Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering, and past publications on vaccine development, infection control, and public health preparedness.

[source: JAMA Network by American Medical Association]

Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE)

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.

[source: joVE]


To support our institutions during this challenging time, JSTOR and our participating publishers are making an expanded set of content freely available to our participating institutions where students have been displaced due to COVID-19.

[source: JSTOR]


​​In December 2019, a novel coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2 has resulted in the outbreak of a respiratory illness known as COVID-19. Karger Publishers supports research in this area by providing free access to relevant articles (listed below) and works with international organisations to support the sharing of relevant research and data, including supporting the WHO and the initiative from the White House Office of Science and Technology to make all relevant research and data immediately available in one place via PubMed Central (PMC).

[source: S. Karger AG, Basel]

Lancet, The

To assist health workers and researchers working under challenging conditions to bring this outbreak to a close, The Lancet has created a Coronavirus Resource Centre. This resource brings together new 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) content from across The Lancet journals as it is published. All of our COVID-19 content is free to access.

[source: The Lancet by Elsevier, Inc.]

LexisNexis (COVID-19 and the Global Media Landscape)

COVID-19 continues to impact the lives of people all around the world. Financial markets are in flux, travel restrictions are in effect, and many are struggling to find basic household supplies while people are stockpiling for potential quarantine. Our interactive charts provide insight into the way coronavirus is developing across the global media landscape in near real time.

[source: LexisNexis]

Library Journal

Our goal is to provide timely, accurate updates related to COVID-19 as it pertains to libraries and the communities you serve, as well as to better enable you to engage with the challenges ahead from wherever you are working by making sure you can access the news, reviews, and information Library Journal provides every day.

Please enter with the following credentials for full online access:

Password: LJfullaccess1

[source: Library Journal]


LitCovid is a curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus. It is the most comprehensive resource on the subject, providing a central access to 3207 (and growing) relevant articles in PubMed. The articles are updated daily and are further categorized by different research topics and geographic locations for improved access.

[source: National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine]

MAG Online Library ​This page collects content on the coronavirus pandemic from across MA Healthcare journals, as well as articles relevant to health professionals responding to the outbreak. These articles are all freely available.

[Source: MA Healthcare Ltd, a Mark Allen Group company]
Mesothelioma Center, The (

Published a guide on how to cope with coronavirus anxiety and how patients/caregivers should handle their stress levels during this period.

[source: and The Mesothelioma Center]

MIT Press

At the MIT Press, our thoughts are with those whose lives have been profoundly affected by COVID-19. We have gone through our archives to select articles from our collection that speak to issues related to pandemics, epidemiology, and other relevant topics. We are thankful to our publishing partners in helping us make this vital information available and are hopeful that they contribute to a greater understanding of our current situation.

The articles are freely available through August 30, 2020.

[source: The MIT Press]


Contains curated list of open access content on Coronavirus related research

[source: MyLOFT. By Eclat Engineering Pvt. Ltd.]

New England Journal of Medicine, The

A collection of articles and other resources on the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, including clinical reports, management guidelines, and commentary.

[source: The New England Journal of Medicine by Massachusetts Medical Society]

Nursing Center (Lippincott)

"Our current understanding of COVID-19 is still a work in progress with new information about the virus being uncovered regularly. Here are important 2019 novel coronavirus nurse resources from expert sources to get you and your team up-to-date with the latest information, treatment, and management strategies."

[source: Nursing Center by Wolters Kluwer]

Novel Coronavirus Information Center by Elsevier

Free health and medical research on the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and COVID-19 by Elsevier.


Nursing Standard

To support nurses during this challenging period, we’ve developed a collection of free news and evidence-based resources relevant to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic

[Nursing Standard by RCNi]

OECD (Tackling coronavirus (COVID‑19)

The OECD is compiling data, analysis and recommendations on a range of topics to address the emerging health, economic and societal crisis, facilitate co-ordination, and contribute to the necessary global action when confronting this enormous collective challenge.

[source: OECD]

Oxford COVID-19 Evidence Service

"Rapid reviews of primary care questions relating to the coronavirus pandemic, updated regularly."

[source:Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine]

Oxford University Press (COVID-19 Free Resources Hub)

As part of our response to the ongoing COIVD-19 pandemic across the world, Oxford University Press has made content from online resources and leading journals freely accessible to assist researchers, medical professionals, policymakers, and others who are working to address this health crisis.

[source: Oxford Academic by  Oxford University Press]

Philippine Pediatric Society Provides COVID resources.

[source: Philippine Pediatric Society]

This collection of articles highlights all content published across the PLOS journals relating to the COVID-19/SARS-Coronavirus-2 pandemic in 2019-20. PLOS is committed to disseminating research as quickly as possible, particularly in public health emergencies. All articles published in any PLOS journal are Open Access free of charge to all readers.

[source: PLOS]


Addressing an elevated need for quality news and reliable information in this time of uncertainty, PressReader has launched a new channel called COVID-19, a news feed of all the latest stories from around the world, also made available as a digital newspaper called COVID-19 News on the platform. The digital newspaper and COVID-19 channel are unique because no one else can offer the world's top news from over 120 countries in 60 languages, all in one place.

[source: pressreader]

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 our platform. With many higher education institutions moving into an exclusively online learning environment for the foreseeable future, we hope 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.

[source: ProjectMUSE]

PubMed Central® (PMC) 

It is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).

[source: PMC]

Relief Central

Relief Central with Coronavirus Guidelines is a free mobile and web resource developed by the staff and friends of Unbound Medicine to assist relief workers, healthcare providers, first responders, and others called to serve in disaster relief situations around the world.

[source: Relief Central by Unbound Medicine]

Royal Society, The

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.

[source: The Royal Society]


SARS-CoV-2 is a new virus responsible for an outbreak of respiratory illness known as COVID-19, which has spread to several countries around the world. As a leading research publisher, Springer Nature is committed to supporting the global response to emerging outbreaks by enabling fast and direct access to the latest available research, evidence, and data.

[source: SpringerNature]

STM Assoc.Org

As the situation with Covid-19 continues to develop rapidly, STM’s members have been responding to the global health epidemic by making relevant research quickly and freely available.

[source: STM]

Taylor and Francis Group

This microsite provides links and references to all relevant COVID-19 research articles, book chapters and information that can be freely accessed on Taylor & Francis Online and Taylor & Francis ebooks in support of the global efforts in diagnosis, treatment, prevention and further research into COVID-19.

[source Taylor and Francis]


We continue to expand our Clinical Effectiveness COVID-19 resources and have made them available *at no charge* to anyone seeking the latest evidence-based information and clinical guidance.

[source: UpToDate by Wolters Kluwer]

Urban Libraries Council - Coronavirus Resources

The coronavirus outbreak has rapidly transformed 21st-century life and the strong community leadership of public libraries is more essential now than ever. This page provides information and tools to help libraries navigate new challenges and fulfill their role as essential community leaders for COVID-19 recovery efforts.

[source: Urban Libraries Council]


Virtual Health Library

Collection of scientific and technical information on COVID-19 by BIREME/PAHO

[source: BIREME - PAHO - WHO]

Wiley Online Library

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.

[source: Wiley Online Library by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.]

World Health Organization [Global research on coronavirus disease (COVID-19]

WHO 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 attention. The entries in the database may not be exhaustive and new research will be added regularly.

[source: World Health Organization]


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