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Many library publishers have opened online resources due to the coronavirus situation

Published on 26.3.2020
Tampere Universities
Many publishers have now made their material more widely available than usual because of the exceptional Coronavirus situation. Some publishers have opened their material to anyone to read, some have opened additional material to existing subscribers, or removed restrictions on concurrent users, and some have only opened publications related to COVID19 studies.

The material has been opened by eg. Elsevier, Springer Nature, Taylor & Francis, and Wiley. And in addition to these there are license extensions for Ebsco and ProQuest ebooks from certain listed publishers.

The following table, updated by The International Coalition of Library Consortia ICOLC, provides a list of resources made available:

ICOLC COVID19 Complimentary Expanded Access Specifics

In addition to this international listing, the following domestic material is available (only in Finnish):


In spite of the closing of the library premises, all of the library's online services will continue to function normally.

This page contains Tampere University Library policies during the corona virus pandemic.