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Library hints and tips during the corona outbreak

Library services on a limited basis

Library services on a limited basis for University staff and students. For more information, please see

Electronic Resources on trial

Many publishers are also offering trials of their resources. They will be added to the library website:

Feedback is very important! Let us know if there are any resources you would like to have for long term use.

Publishers opening e-resources due to Corona Situation

Publishers offering wider access to e-resources


  • Elsevier has made all textbooks freely accessible to ScienceDirect customers to support students and lecturers whose classes have moved from campus to online.

  • JSTOR has expanded free access for participating institutions. More than 30 000 books are available. The resources can be search in JSTOR’s own search engine and are available only with utu-credentials.

  • Portland Press is suspending paywalls on all content published across our seven journals until further notice

  • World Scientific Publishing will upgrade journal access to all World Scientific journal content published from 2001, until June 30, 2020. World Scientific e-books through Ebook Central and EBSCO will get automatic upgrades to unlimited concurrent access (from single user or 3U) through mid-June, 2020.   


Publishers offering free access