Trial Databases for a limited time only
Due to the emergency situation and closing of universities, several publishing houses and databases give free access to their materials that can be now used by the students, researchers and employees of TalTech
- Useful resources for librarians and their users during the COVID-19 pandemic
Articles, how-to video tutorials, Textbooks, webinars
- OpenAIRE Gateway COVID-19
This portal provides access to publications, research data, projects and software that may be relevant to the Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19)
- Cambridge Covid-19 free textbook collection – until May 31
Textbooks from a variety of subjects, within physics, earth science, life science, mathematics, engineering, and the social sciences and humanities
- Henry Stewart Talks – until May 31
The Business & Management Collection: A multimedia resource for teaching and learning including case studies and peer reviewed vocational articles
- DeGruyter eBooks – until June 30
access within 24 hours to 75,000 DRM-free eBooks. To peruse the list of publishers, number of available titles and highlights from each Partner, please click here.
Access to content from the University of California Press, University of Chicago Press and Yale University Press will be delayed until the end of April/early May.
- Taylor & Francis eBooks Trial – until May 24
120,000 eBook titles
Subject/fields covered include the Humanities and Social Sciences under the Routledge imprint and Science, Technology and Medical books are published by CRC Press.
- IEEE Online courses – until June 30
Online courses in engineering and technology, available through IEEE Xplore Digital Library. Explore topics such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, 5G, Autonomous Vehicles, IoT, Cyber Security, and much more. Tip Sheet
- The Microbiology Society – temporary free Access to all Journals
Microbiology, Journal of General Virology, Journal of Medical Microbiology, Microbial Genomics, International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, Access Microbiology, MM Case Reports.
- GeoScienceWorld – until June 30
To help support online learning and remote research for the remainder of the semester, the following GSW book publishers have extended public access to all of their ebooks: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Canadian Science Publishing, Clay Minerals Society, Geological Society of America, Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland, PSAAPG, SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology, Society of Economic Geologists, University of Wyoming
- ProQuest Coronavirus Research Database
is a free collection of journal articles, preprints, conference proceedings, dissertations and more related to COVID-19 and other coronaviruses. It includes comprehensive research background coverage of past pandemics and epidemics, like MERS and SARS, to give researchers and students context around the current global crisis.
- JOVE Science Education videos – until June 15
JOVE Science Education is a revolutionary video library dedicated to teaching scientific fundamentals through simple easy-to-understand video demonstrations.
Click here to create an account and start your free access to JoVE Education
- Elsevier’s Novel Coronavirus Information Center - Elsevier’s free health and medical research on the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and COVID-19.
- SAGE Video Databases – until June 30
- JSTOR – until June 30
Archive academic journals collections including 35 000 books
in the humanities, business & economics, social sciences, and sciences and mathematics.
- National Emregency Library – through the end of the coronavirus epidemic.
The Internet Archive, an American non-profit organisation, allows people to "borrow" over 1.4 million e-books for free. Signing up for an Internet Archive account is free and open to the world.