The School has compiled a lists of publications and other resources which are openly accessible to humanities researchers. Some of these, like the Programming Historian, the Open Library of Humanities or the books published by our own University of London Press, have always been open access; others have been made newly open to researchers for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The lists below have been compiled by subject specialists in Classics, History, Law, Modern Languages and Renaissance studies, Latin America and will be updated on an ongoing basis:

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Useful general lists

The University of London’s Senate House Library has a more general list of open access databases, with an emphasis on the humanities: https://senatehouselibrary.libguides.com/az.php?t=26433

Jisc has compiled a list of publishers and content providers who are temporarily widening access to their resources (either wholly or in part): https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zP4OxreSGaf7Mb0WZB3k78tqrsaKaq13JodiZsv59zc/edit#gid=0

The Public Books Database provides a useful guide to the hundreds of books which have been made open access by university presses, primarily, although not exclusively, in the US: https://www.publicbooks.org/public-books-database.