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  The library has limited services and changed hours due to the Coronavirus situation. Watch our Coronavirus page for the latest information..  

Databases by Subject: Free Resources During/About COVID-19

This guide provides a listing of IU Northwest's electronic resources organized by subject.

Resource Availability Codes

- Freely available
- Only available on IUN campus
- Available on or off campus, only to IUN students, faculty and staff
- New Resource - click icon to see all new resources
- E-Book Resource - click icon to see available E-Book databases
- Streaming Video Resource - click icon to see available streaming video databases

COVID-19: Online Books in IUCAT

Due to COVID-19, IU Libraries are providing expanded access for all IU students, faculty and staff to select digitized books through HathiTrust digital library. This access is temporary and could end at any time.

First, search our online catalog, IUCAT, to see if the book is already available as an ebook at IUN. If not, follow the steps below to see if access is available through HathiTrust.

  1. Checkmark the "All IUCAT" option and search for the book
  2. Look for a copy with undefined Book as the Format
  3. In the record, look for the HathiTrust logo in the Preview box
    HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access logo
    1. ​If you do not see the logo, it is not available with HathiTrust
    2. If you are not logged in with your IU login yet, you will need to log in to access
  4. On the upper right, click the "Check Out" button to read online


Free Resources During/About COVID-19

Several database, ebook, journal and video vendors have offered free resources, or temporary free access to resources, during the COVID-19 pandemic. The resources on this page include newly created services specific to Coronavirus as well as existing collections made more widely available.

Be aware that some resources will require an IU Northwest login, and some resources are only available for a limited time.

IU COVID-19 Links