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NSU Libraries Online Resources

This guide highlights the research resources that are available remotely from the NSU Libraries.

Key for database access


  • = those who have access on campus.
  • = those who have access off campus.
  • = recommended for younger students.
The temporary complimentary expanded access is provided at the vendors' discretion. 
These resources extend beyond the library's standard collection and offerings. 
For assistance, please contact the vendor.

Additional Temporary Online Research Resources

In response to the transition to online learning, many publishers and other content providers are making additional resources freely available online for a limited time for students, teachers, and librarians. You may take advantage of these resources while they are temporarily available at no cost to you.

For a full list of additional temporary resources that is being continually updated by the International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC), please click here. 

Research Resources

  • BMJ - British Medical Journal
    • Open access
    • Free access to refresher Continuing Professional Development courses for medical professionals (and medical professionals returning to the field to assist with COVID-19 pandemic treatment).
  • Cochrane Library
    • Free access to special collections of COVID-19 information.
    • Rapid review of PPE effectiveness and isolation/quarantine effectiveness.
    • Entire platform is now open access.
  • Foundation Directory Online Essential 
    • Foundation Directory Online Essential provides access to over 100,000 grantmakers and their grants. Offers searchable 990s and 990-PDFs.
    • Available throughout 2021 with a 24 hour Day Pass. For more details click here.

  • JSTOR 
    • Access Full-text articles from scholarly journals in the arts, business, humanities, literature, social sciences, general science, mathematics and statistics.
    • Access to more than 25,000 unlicensed collections; 26 journal archives in Public Health.
    • Expanded access through June 30, 2021

Public Health Resources

  • American Medical Association
    • Free access to the JAMA Network COVID-19 collection, including Q&A's with NIAID's Dr. Anthony Fauci, an interactive map of the outbreak courtesy of The Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering, and past publications on vaccine development, infection control, and public health preparedness.
  • American Chemical Society
    • Free access to COVID-19 Scientific Research.
  • CHEMnetBASE's Dictionary of Drugs
    • Taylor & Francis recently opened and updated CHEMnetBASE's Dictionary of Drugs. Explore freely available and recently expanded content on the latest COVID-19 clinical trial data
    • The Dictionary of Drugs is FREE to access until further notice.
  • COVID-19 Research Data Support - Proquest
    • SARS-CoV-2 is a new virus responsible for an outbreak of respiratory illness known as COVID-19, which has spread to several countries around the world. We are committed to supporting the global response. Free access to the latest available research, evidence and data.
  • Elsevier
    • Access COVID-19 Information Center.
    • Articles in English and Mandarin about novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
  • Emerald Insight
    • Free access to COVID-19 information and epidemiological research throughout the public health emergency.
  • Karger Publishers
    • Free access to COVID-19 research.
  • LexisNexis
    • Free access to @Law360's latest coverage on how COVID-19 is affecting the courts and the legal system.
  • New England Journal of Medicine
    • Free access to COVID-19 research.
  • Oxford University Press
    • Free access to related journal articles and ebook chapters about coronavirus.
  • PubMed Central 
    • Access novel coronavirus (COVID-19) information from 30+ publishers.
  • SAGE Journals
    • Free access to medical, social science, and behavioral articles related to coronavirus.
  • Wiley Online Library
    • Free access to journal articles and our book chapters on coronavirus research. 
    • On workdays, newly published articles are made free within 24 hours of publication. Articles published after 14:00 (EST) on Friday will be made free the following Monday.
    • In response to the call to action from OSTP and other governments, Wiley will start feeding content into PubMed Central as it comes in and licensing it to maximize discoverability and usability.