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What this means....
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many libraries and publishers are temporarily opening up online resources that would normally not be free to access in order to help students and researchers find source materials and texts online. This is a listing of the ones we know about. We will add to this list as we become aware of resources that may be helpful to our virtual patrons. Keep in mind, once the current crisis has passed, these may no longer be available.
Temporarily Opened Resources
HeinOnline Academic (100M pages across 100 subjects. 300+ yrs of info on political development & history of the creation of government & legal systems around the world) Until end of next semester.
All Archive & Primary Source collections until December 31, 2020 and 20,000+ ebooks until 8/31/2020.
Library of Congress
469 open access books. no expiration.
Ohio State University Press
699 OSU Press Books for the duration of the crisis
Public Books Database
A list of newly- and temporarily- opened resources from university presses.