Free Access to Journals and E-Books

Free Access to Journals and E-Books

Good news! Some renowned publishers have given free access to e-books and scientific journals during this pandemic. Here are the details of the publishers that have been compiled by Center of Policy Education Research and Culture (Pusat Penelitian Kebijakan Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan) in Indonesia:

1.    Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press is making higher education textbooks in HTML format free to access online during the coronavirus outbreak. Over 700 textbooks, published and currently available on Cambridge Core are available online to students through their university library regardless of whether textbooks were previously purchased. It is also providing free access to research related to the coronavirus.


2.    Taylor and Francis

This microsite provides links and references to all relevant COVID-19 research articles, book chapters and information that can be freely accessed on Taylor & Francis Online and Taylor & Francis e-books in support of the global efforts in diagnosis, treatment, prevention and further research into COVID-19.


3.    Elsevier

Elsevier's Novel Coronavirus Information Center has expert-curated information for the research and health community on novel coronavirus (COVID-19). All resources are free to access. Elsevier has granted access to 256 textbooks for all active ScienceDirect customers (including journals customers who do not currently have book access.


4.    Springer

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. As a leading research publisher, Springer Nature is committed to supporting the global response to emerging outbreaks by enabling fast and direct access to the latest available research, evidence, and data.


5.    SAGE

SAGE believes in the power of the social and behavioral sciences to convert the best medical research into policies, practices, and procedures to improve – and even save – lives. This collection includes the latest medical research from SAGE related to the virus as well as top social and behavioral research to help individuals, communities, and leaders make the best decisions on dealing with the outbreak and its consequences. View a full list of the articles highlighted below as well as other related and freely available content.


6.    Access to UT Digital Teaching Materials

In connection with the efforts to increase awareness and prevention of COVID-19, UT is committed to helping public and private universities who want to carry out online learning as an alternative solution to face-to-face lecture. In addition to providing, UT also provides a Virtual Reading Room (RBV) service that provides teaching materials for 1,350 courses, which can be accessed through the link below:

User name: mahasiswa

Password  : utpeduli

7.    Perpustakaan Kemdikbud RI

The Ministry of Education and Culture’s Library subscribes to international electronic journals in education and culture that can be accessed in full-text by users, both through the internet network inside and outside the Ministry of Education and Culture. List of electronic journals that are subscribed at the Ministry of Education and Culture can be accessed through:

8.    Australian National University (ANU)

ANU Press is a globally recognised leader in open-access academic publishing. It produces fully peer-reviewed monographs and journals across a wide range of subject areas, with a special focus on Australian and international policy, Indigenous studies and the Asia-Pacific region. ANU Press has given free access for people to download its e-books, which can be accessed through

The original information is posted by Pusat Penelitian Kebijakan Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan, and available at this this link.

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