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COVID-19—We’re in this together

Many content providers are offering free access to e-content during the COVID-19 pandemic. In general, for-profit publishers are only allowing free access to articles and information related to this disease and its epidemiology. The open access websites are always free and available.

American College of Physicians (overview of care plans for COVID-19)

DOAJ (free and open access journals)

JAMA and related AMA journals  (articles limited to COVID-19)

Karger Article Package (Sharing research data and findings relevant to the novel coronavirus)

Liebert (articles limited to COVID-19)

McGraw-Hill Access Medicine (text, infograhics, and video limited to COVID-19)

National Institute of Health (open access to medical research and data)

New England Journal of Medicine (articles limited to COVID-19)

Sage Journals (articles limited to COVID-19)

Science Magazine (articles limited to COVID-19)

Professional Associations

CDC: Centers for Disease Control
The CDC is a government agency which has the following objectives: 
Detecting and responding to new and emerging health threats, Tackling the biggest health problems causing death and disability for Americans, Putting science and advanced technology into action to prevent disease, and Promoting healthy and safe behaviors, communities and environment. It is a major source of health statistics gathered by the government and assorted health agencies. [12/19]
National Academy of Medicine
Originally known as the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the NAM works to address critical issues in health, medicine, and related policy and inspire positive action across sectors. The NAM collaborates closely with its peer academies and other divisions  within the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.  [12/19]
World Health Organization
The WHO is an international organization whose primary role is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations’ system. They provide leadership on matters critical to health and engage in partnerships where joint action is needed. They also monitor the health situation of the world, assess international health trends. [12/19]

Topics and Issues

The Community Guide
The Guide to Community Preventive Services is a free resource to help you choose programs and policies to improve health and prevent disease in your community. Programs have been reviewed for effectiveness and cost. [12/19]
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.  Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. For 3 decades, Healthy People has established benchmarks, and monitored progress over time in order to: Encourage collaborations across communities and sectors; Empower individuals toward making informed health decisions; Measure the impact of prevention activities. [12/19]
Taylor & Francis Online
URL: (subscription link for NEIT on and off campus)
Publishers of Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation and many other publications of myriad topics.  [12/19]

Last updated 2019.12/CW