Corona crises: Electronic Media and Offers from Electronic Publishers
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Due to the Corona pandemy the publisher Annual Reviews offers free access to all journals until 30 April 20. Access is available without login and VPN connection.
Due to the current exceptional circumstances the publisher Beck-online allows access for students from their home office until further notice. Necessary requirement is a VPN-client and a mail account of the TU (please no private mail account).
Due to the current situation Cambridge University Press has initiated a “Coronavirus free access collection”.
Due to the difficult situation in time of Corona the publisher de Gruyter and its partner publishers offer free access for TU members via VPN (campus connection) to more than 75,000 titles till end of June. The access includes e-books from the natural and social sciences and the humanities published between 1658 and 2016.
Due to the Corona-crisis the publishing company supplies free access for a limited time. Users get to the required publication in four steps.
To support the supply with full texts in time of Corona the publisher EBSCO offers free access to the database Academic Search Ultimate.
“Academic Search Ultimate” is the most comprehensive of the multi-disciplinary database series “Academic Search”. It offers access to 8,450 peer reviewed journals of which 6,410 are available in their current issues without embargo. 5,307 of them are evaluated by web of Science or Scopus.
The database includes more than 800 journals from German speaking countries. Furthermore it curates numerous important open access journals to contribute to the supply with full texts
Due to the Corona-crisis all members of the TU have access to the database Business Source Ultimate till end of July 2020.
“Business Source Ultimate” is the most comprehensive of the economic database series “Business Source”. It offers access to 2,030 peer reviewed journals in the economies of which 1,479 can be viewed in their current issues without embargo. 1,059 of them are analysed by Web of Science or Scopus.
Furthermore the database curates numerous important open access journals which are supplied in full text. 298 of the full text licenses in Business Source Ultimate are ranked by JOURQUAL
To support digital learning the publisher Elsevier has granted access to all ScienceDirect textbooks for three month for the time beeing.
All titles are accessible in fulltext via VPN for students and lecturers. In acute need of further e-books Elsevier strives to install a test-access in a non-bureaucratic way. If required please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org-…
The pulisher Espresso Tutorials offers an extended test access to the “Digital SAP-Library” until 31 May 20. For access information see: email@example.com-…
During the Corona crisis the Publisher ESV offers all TU members free searches in all its current scientific journals and access to its archives till 30 June 2020.
Access is available via VPN or directly via the URL of the ESV e-journals.
All e-learning courses by IEEE are available for free via VPN (campus connection) for TU members till end of June 2020.
In connection with the Corona crisis, JSTOR has temporarily enabled access to all collections free of charge for TU members. Access is possible via VPN (Campus Connection). Access to full texts is also possible for journals marked as unlicensed in the Electronic Journals Library.
Furthermore, JSTOR plans to activate further resources, including eBooks, in the near future. For more information, click here.
In consequence of the Coronavirus crisis and the imminent or accomplished shut down of univiersity libraries the Juris GmbH has allowed access from outside the TU campus net via VPN.
To support research and teaching in the time of Corona Manchester University Press offers free access till 30 June 2020 to selected e-books. 12 packages mainly from the fields of Political Sciences, History and other Humanities are available. The titles can only be seen on the publisher's platform, they are not imported in TUfind. TU-members get access via VPN (campus connection).
Due to the Corona-crisis the Microbiology Society offers free access to all its journals via the platform.
Due to the Corona crisis MIT Press offers free access till 31 May 2020 to all e-books on the platform MIT Press Direct Plattform. There are 2,700 e-books available across all topics. Please use VPN and „campus connection“.
partly freely accessible. In connection with the Corona crisis, Project MUSE provides free access to electronic resources.
All Royal Society journal articles are currently freely available on the web without access control.
Due to the current situation the publisher CAS has cancelled all IP-filters for its plattforms for the time of the Corona pandemy.
Students, lecturers and scientists owning a SciFinder / SciFinder-n account can search the databases without VPN from their home office. Unregistered users have to register in the TU net first to get access without VPN from home.
During the Corona-crisis Springer-Nature gives free access to all textbooks for members of the TU. At present only e-books with the subject emergency nursing and English textbooks are available. Textbooks in German will be released soon.