aka Vendor COVID-19 Related Donations and Pro Bono Access
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"This is a UIPO (and allies) community-sourced list of video and other licensed content that library vendors are making available on free or modified terms during the COVID-19 outbreak. We cannot vouch for any particular vendor, but will include press releases and other statements as we make them available.
This is a list ONLY for subscription or licensed content that is now being made available for free or on significantly reduced/discounted terms."
Hosted by the Internet Archive, this provides "a collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed." One librarian has noted, "There is a great deal of pop culture and fiction. There are only about 200 titles published in 2018 or 2019."
"Wiley is making a collection of journal articles on coronavirus research freely available to the global scientific community. On workdays, newly published articles are made free within 24 hours of publication. Articles published after 14:00 (EST) on Friday will be made free the following Monday."
See the list provided by Project Muse of publishers who 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. Click on the publisher title to access the content. They will update this list on a daily basis.
"For many years, Netflix has allowed teachers to screen documentaries in their classrooms: https://help.netflix.com/en/node/57695. However, this isn’t possible with schools closed. So at their request, we have made a selection of our documentary features and series available on our YouTube channel."