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While the library doors are temporarily closed to the public, our vast online resources remain available. You can email or chat with a librarian from 9 am to 12:30 pm, and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm Monday-Friday or search our FAQ’s after hours. You can also email our Circulation Desk at or Reference Desk at to reach us.

For a quick way into our resources, see our guide Accessing Library Resources: Off Campus / Remotely: Remote Learning.

Accessing Library Resources: Off Campus / Remotely

This guide is intended to be a quick, helpful place to answer basic questions about Library Resources -- and how you can access them off campus.

Social Sciences: Curated by our Social Sciences Liaison Librarian, Lisa Morrison, ...

Social Science resources: 

  • Social Science Space - list of resources related to the social and behavioral sciences, distance learning, online research, and more. 

Free textbook access: 

  • RedShelf - available until May 25, 2020.  
  • VitalSource - available until May 25, 2020. 

More free resources from academic publishers: 

  • Project Muse - list of participating publishers and what sort of resources they are providing. 
  • InfoDocket - list of vendors and publishers providing free resources, including academic publishers

Publishers providing a selection of free ebooks: 

  • Haymarket Books - A selection of 10 free ebooks available for download.  
  • Verso - A selection of 5 free ebooks available for download until April 2, 2020. 

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