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Temporary Access: An Evolving Guide to Free Content During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Textbooks

 

Barnes and Noble Education

Barnes and Noble Education

Available through May 25, 2020.

Free access to eTextbooks (via VitalSource) for students at Barnes and Noble campuses that have closed due to COVID-19

Eligible Institutions

Participating Publishers

Access and VitalSource Information

Pearson eTextbooks

Pearson eTextbooks

Available through May 25, 2020

If your class uses a Pearson product that is supported by an ebook through VitalSource or RedShelf, your students may be able to get immediate access at no charge. Use these links to find information on these programs, including instructions on gaining access to the digital materials.

For campuses covered by VitalSource

For campuses covered by RedShelf

RedShelf Responds

RedShelf Responds

Available through May 25, 2020

RedShelf is collaborating with its publishing partners to offer free access to ebooks for the remainder of the semester for currently enrolled students impacted by recent campus closings. Semester-calendar schools of authorized programs will be allowed free access to ebooks.

Support and FAQ

VitalSource Helps

VitalSource Helps

Available through May 25, 2020

Free access to ebooks for students whose classes have moved online. Students will be able to access the catalog of ebooks from participating publishers through the VitalSource Bookshelf app.

View the announcement

FAQs for students and educators

List of publishers and resellers who are supporting this effort

For students who need assistance accessing free ebooks