Turku University Library limited services are available to students and staff of the University of Turku on a prior reservation basis from the 1st of June 2020. Collection point in Turku for reserved material will also serve the university community during the summer. Please, for more information see
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 offering wider access to e-resources
AsiaPortal, together with the Japanese publisher Maruzen International provides free trial to Maruzen eBook Library. Printing and downloading is not possible during the trial period. On trial until 31 May 2020.
Cambridge University Press is making higher education textbooks in HTML format free to access online during the coronavirus outbreak. Cambridge has also opened new resources for Turku University. The resources are open until 31.5.2020.
CAS offers access to all SciFinder products to licensed customers through June 15, 2020.
Ebook Central. Unlimited amount of users to Ebook Central holdings. You can limit your search to only Turku university holdings by refining your search with "Owned and subscribed to by my library"in advanced search.
EBSCO is partnering with publishers to upgrade existing e-books to unlimited amount of simultaneous users.
Elsevier has made all textbooks freely accessible to ScienceDirect customers to support students and lecturers whose classes have moved from campus to online.
Gale Primary Sources have opened up their resources for the Turku University community. The Gale Primary Sources include e.g. historical archives from Daily Mail, The Telegraph and International Herald Tribune. Databases like American historical periodicals, 19th century UK periodicals and Gale’s wide 19th Century Collection Online and Archives of Sexuality and Gender –parts 2-4 can also be accessed. UTU-credentials are needed in order to access the resources, which are open until the end of July 2020.
IEEE offers access to eLearning Library, which includes hundreds of hours of courses in new and emerging technologies until 30 June 2020. Please visit ieee.org/ieeexplore and click on What Can I Access to view what you have access to, or go to Browse>Courses to see all course topics: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/Xplore/home.jsp
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.
Perlego has opened up its Online Library to the University of Turku for 4 weeks, starting May 12th 2020. The Perlego Online Library covers more than 300 000 academic and professional publications. To be able to use the library, everyone needs to sign up by using the code 2D7963.
ProQuest offers the following resources for use until June 6, 2020:
Business Premium Collection: https://search.proquest.com/businesspremium?accountid=14774
Music & Performing Arts Collection: https://search.proquest.com/musicperformingarts?accountid=14774
ProQuest One Academic: https://search.proquest.com/pq1academic?accountid=14774
ProQuest One Literature: https://search.proquest.com/pq1lit?accountid=14774
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
Australian National University Press produce fully peer-reviewed monographs and journals across a wide range of subjects, with a special focus on Australian and international policy, Indigenous studies and the Asia-Pacific region.
Berghahn Journals publishes 38 scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities.
EBSCO Faculty Select is an interface that includes access to OER (Open Educational Resources) materials as well as the option to discover DRM-free EBSCO eBooks™ from academic publishers, available at no charge for faculty to use through June 30, 2020.
Elsevier’s Coronavirus Information Center has opened its full text articles for data mining. The resources include almost 20 000-research articles from ScienceDirect, including peer-reviewed research from journals like The Lancet and Cell Press. These articles are available for download with rights for full text and data mining, re-use and analyses for as long as needed.
GeoScienceWorld eBooks - open access to eBook content until the end of June 2020 https://pubs.geoscienceworld.org/books
Harvard Business Publishing Collection is accessible through EBSCOhost. The Collection is open until May 24th 2020.
Internet Archive has opened a “National Emergency Library” that is open globally. The Library has suspended waitlists through June 30, 2020.
JoVe Science Education videos are all open for everyone until June 15, 2020. JoVe Science Education is a video library dedicated to teaching scientific fundamentals through simple easy-to-understand video demos.
OpenEdition Books and OpenEdition Journals has extended access. The list of collections and participating publishers: https://oep.hypotheses.org/2515
Oxford University Press offers access to Oxford Handbooks Online. Access is valid until: 31.05.2020: https://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/
ProjectMuse makes scholarly content of its participating publishers temporarily available for free: https://about.muse.jhu.edu/resources/freeresourcescovid19/#covid19resources
ProQuest offers access to Coronavirus Research Database, which includes coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak: https://search.proquest.com/coronavirus/
Royal Society of Chemistry-published research papers related to COVID-19 are available to read now as part of this free-to-access collecton: http://click.rsc.org/rsps/m/-qSid0RntORUFR56EVmUeDCFbTpS5SekpGpuY58m-4o
Russian Academy of Science offers access to 138 journals until May 1, 2020: https://www.elibrary.ru/
Sage resources available until June 20, 2020:
Taylor & Francis, in partnership with VitalVitalSource and RedShelf, opens e-books in support of studying until May 25, 2020.
Wolters Kluwer offers free access on the Digital Book Platform: https://wkldigitalbooks.integra.co.in/Customer/Home