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RLB Support for Continuity of Classes

Information about the RLB services that are available to UB students, faculty in staff while classes are all being held on online

Free and Low Cost Options for Internet Access

Free Books and Journals [Limited Time]

Booklist

  • All Booklist and Book Links content on www.booklistonline.com is freely available until further notice. Booklist is a book-review magazine that has been published by the American Library Association for more than 100 years, and is widely viewed as offering the most reliable reviews to help libraries decide what to buy and to help library patrons and students decide what to read, view, or listen to.

 

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 

 

 

Emerald Publishing

 

  • Free content related to COVID-19 and the management of epidemics.

Internet Archive

  • Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 439 billion archived web pages.

JSTOR

Project Muse

  • growing list of publishers (6 at time of writing) are temporarily making their books and some journals available for free through Project Muse. You can restrict your search results to "Only content I have access to" in order to find them more easily.

Vendor Covid-19 Related Donations and Pro Bono Access

Free Videos [Some for Limited Time]

The Criterion Channel

  • The Criterion Channel announced it is lifting its paywall on select titles by filmmakers who have captured the Black experience through documentary. Titles streaming for free include Julie Dash’s “Daughters of the Dust,” Maya Angelou’s “Down in the Delta,” Shirley Clarke’s “Portrait of Jason,” Agnès Varda’s “Black Panthers,” Kathleen Collins’ “Losing Ground,” and many more. The titles are currently curated on the Criterion Channel’s homepage.

Internet Archive

  • Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 439 billion archived web pages.

National Film Board of Canada

  • This collection has over 4,000 films, documentaries, and short pieces available to stream for free. This includes Indigenous Cinema, a library of over 200 films by indigenous directors. Learn more.

Streaming Resources for Remote Teaching and Learning

  • This is a guide of freely available media resources compiled by MCM (Modern Culture and Media) archivist Regina Longo at Brown University.

Teaching and Learning in the Time of Covid-19

Gale's COVID-19 Support Center

  • For a limited time, GALE has made a set of resources about teaching and learning online and credible health information available for free. If prompted for a password, enter "open".

PolicyMap