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Remote Cowles Library Resources & Support

Resources and services to assist with remote learning and instruction during the COVID-19 crisis

Publishers and content providers around the world have come forward to support academic institutions during this challenging time. In addition to the journals, databases, and eBook collections you regularly have access to, the table below lists a number of no-cost resources that are available to you for a limited time (most through the end of spring semester).

Resource Description Available until In
Streaming Video
Netflix documentaries Netflix has made 10 documentaries and documentary series (over 30 total videos) available for free on their Netflix US YouTube channel. TBD No
Article, eBooks, and More
De Gruyter eBooks 75,000+ eBooks from University Press collections such as Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Cornell, and more. July 31, 2020 Yes
JSTOR Archive & Primary Source collections

The following collections have been temporarily integrated into our JSTOR database. While they cannot be searched separately, JSTOR has provided information about what these collections contain.

Archive Journal collections

  • Business IV
  • Ecology and Botany II
  • Hebrew Journals
  • Ireland
  • Jewish Studies

Thematic Collections

  • Lives of Literature
  • Security Studies
  • Sustainability

Primary Source Collections

  • World Heritage Sites: Africa
  • Struggles for Freedom: Southern Africa
  • Global Plants
December 31, 2020 Yes
JSTOR Books Expanded access to JSTOR eBooks available to us. August 31, 2020 Yes
JSTOR Public Health Journals Twenty-six public health journals covering topics including Epidemiology, Health Policy and Administration, Occupational and Environmental Health, Health Equity and the Culture of Health, Aging, Bioethics, and Health Promotion. December 31, 2020 Yes
Ohio State University Press eBooks All eBooks (nearly 700) from the Ohio State University Press eBook Collection. Duration of crisis No
The Royal Society journals Full listing of The Royal Society's 10 research journals. TBD No
University of Michigan Press eBooks All content (1,150+ eBooks) in the University of Michigan Press eBook Collection. August 31, 2020 Yes