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Offsite/Online Research

Guide to resources you can access off campus.

Additional Resources During the Covid-19 Pandemic

The following resources are being offered for limited time during the Covid-19 Pandemic. This list will be updated as additional resources are announced.

Project Muse - Scholarly Presses

Additional Resources on MUSE During COVID-19

The following publishers have chosen to temporarily make content available on Project MUSE. Each publisher designates the specific content and for how long it will be available on MUSE. 

  • Johns Hopkins University Press (all books and journals, through 31 May 2020)
  • Ohio State University Press (all books and journals, through 30 June 2020)
  • University of Nebraska Press (all books and journals, through 31 May 2020)
  • University of North Carolina Press (all books, through 30 June 2020)
  • Temple University Press (all books, through 30 June 2020)
  • Vanderbilt University Press (selected books, through 31 May 2020)

Artists' Books from onestar press

Onestar Press

Get free PDFs published by artists since 2000. The overall production of onestar press includes more than 300 books, 300 multiples and artists’ films since 2000. The vision of onestar press, concerning contemporary creation, remains non-didactic and diversified. These beliefs translate through the publication of artists from different generations, countries and attitudes. This action serves as a means to constitute a subjective "encyclopedia", as a reflection of our civilization.

Internet Archive - National Emergency Library

National Emergency Library

A collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools and libraries are closed. The library will have suspended wait lists through June 30, 2020, or the end of the US national emergency, whichever is later. You must create an account to borrow ebooks from Internet Archive. Be advised that this account information is stored on servers outside of Canada.


Kanopy (limited number of titles)
Access updated until May 31. Supporting partners include First Run Features, Samuel Goldwyn, Collective Eye Films, FilmRise, Films We Like, Media Education Foundation, The Great Courses and NYX and more. These films will stream at no cost for the next period until May 31. This list may continue to grow as Kanopy connects with content partners in the coming days.

University of Michigan

Additional Access to Scholarly Ebooks 
In response to the request of the International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC) for “creative solutions that allows critical access to publisher content for the research and public health communities,” University of Michigan Press will make all content in the University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection (UMP EBC) available to read for the remainder of the academic term.

MUBI Film Streaming

MUBI Film Schools Program for Students and Teachers

Sign up for a free subscription to MUBI with your ECU email account.

Film of the Day style service. Every day they add a film and every day they take one away. There are always 30 hand-picked films to watch or download. From forgotten gems to festival-fresh cinema. From cult classics to award-winning masterpieces…       604-844-3840        520 East 1st Avenue, Vancouver, BC