Per the Governor's Executive Order, the Mardigian Library / Stamelos Gallery Center building will be closed until further notice. The Mardigian Library will continue to provide virtual research support. Librarians and Library Staff are available to answer questions from faculty, staff, and students during virtual library hours, either by email or chat. For further impact on library services, click here.

Library Virtual Hours:
There will be no virtual hours for the Memorial Day weekend (May 23 - May 25).
Monday-Thursday 8 am to 9 pm  |  Friday 8 am to 6 pm  |  Saturday & Sunday noon to 6 pm

Electronic Resource Offers

List by College

  • CASL
    Art and Architecture ePortal (through 7/27/2020)
    • The Art and Architecture ePortal is an eBook resource that features important works of scholarship in the history of art, architecture, decorative arts, photography, and design. We currently have access to their eBook collection through 7/27/2020. The resources can be explored here.

    Alexander Street Press (No end date specified.)
    • Alexander Street Press' Academic Video Online (AVON) has partnered with Film Platform to host and provide free access to a number of their documentaries. The AVON platform can be found here. Please note: Further clarification with the vendor has confirmed that this expansion of content is not temporary and this offer will be dropped from this list..

    Berghahn Books (through 6/30/2020)
    • Berghahn books has opened complete access to its set of journals in the social sciences and humanities through 6/30/2020. A list of the journals can be found here.

    Brill (No end date specified.)
    • Brill has opened up books and articles on topics such as public health, distance learning, crisis research. If any new related content is published with them, it will be added to this collection.

    Cambridge University Press (through 5/31/2020)
    • Cambridge University Press has opened access to over 700 textbook and reference sources through 5/31/2020. More information about what is offered can be found here.

    Duke University Press (through 6/23/2020)
    • Duke University Press is offering 90 days of complimentary access to its e-Duke Books and Journals Scholarly Collections through 6/23/2020. The platform can be found here.

    EBSCO Ebooks (through 6/30/2020)
    • Select Publishers have had their titles upgraded to unlimited access until 6/30/2020. A list of participating publishers can be found here.

    East View Information Services (through 7/31/2020)
    • East View Information Services has opened access to six of its resources: digitized copies of Pravda, Rossiiskaia gazeta, Novaia gazeta, the current digests of both the Russian and Chinese presses, and the Essential Russian Classics e-books collection. These resources can be found here.

    Elsevier (through mid-June)
    • Is providing access to 300+ textbooks on their platform through mid-June. A title list can be found here.

    Flipster (through 6/30/2020)
    • In an effort to help support our academic library community, EbscoHost and Flipster have opened access to over 1800 magazines to be used while logged into your school’s site or downloaded to the free Flipster app (and able to be viewed offline) through 6/30/2020. Instructors can link to business magazines (Forbes, Businessweek, Bloomberg), Art and Architecture (ArtNews, Architecture Digest) and other class-related subjects. Most are unlimited users, while a few are 500 concurrent users. More information can be found here. There are also magazines that could be used for professional development or just “getting your mind off of everything” browsing type titles as well.

    HathiTrust (through the duration of the event)
    • HathiTrust is offering an Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS), which provides digital full-text access to over 12 million items in the UM libraries' physical collections (~60%) through the duration of the event. Accessing this collection is limited to current UM-Dearborn faculty, staff, and students, and will require them to go to the HathiTrust page, click "Log In", and select the "University of Michigan" as the partner institution. Then, after authenticating, they will be able to access the full-text materials in HathiTrust.

    IGI Global (through 06/15/2020)
    • IGI Global opened access to its E-Book and E-Journal databases, expanding the content we currently receive from them through 06/15/2020. Their resources can be found here.

    JSTOR (through 6/30/2020)
    • JSTOR has expanded access to a large amount of content, including over 35,000 ebooks through 6/30/2020. A list of participating publishers, as well as a title list of accessible ebooks, can be found here.

    JoVE (through 6/15/2020)
    • JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) has made its Science Education collection available through 6/15/2020. The content can be accessed here.

    Kanopy (through 5/31/2020)
    • Has made all Great Course Plus content and select films available on their platform through 5/31/2020. A list of the select films can be found here.

    Ohio State University Press (through the duration of the event)
    • Access to all OSU Press monographs and linguistic textbook language files will be available on The Knowledge Bank These resources will be available through the duration of the event.

    OpenEdition (through the duration of the event)
    • The OpenEdition platform has reached out to publishers and asked for permission to expand content during the period of the virus. A list of participating publishers can be found here . Please note, this resource is in French.

    Paratext (through 6/30/2020)
    • Paratext is offering access to their U.S. Documents Masterfile database through 6/30/2020, which includes 15 million citations with 10 million links to foundational full text U.S. government publications. The resource can be found here Many files are updated daily or weekly alongside hard-to-find historical materials.

    Project MUSE (through End dates vary by publisher)
    • Participating publishers will be making content free on the Project MUSE platform. A list of the participating publishers and their availability dates can be found here.

    Proquest Ebook Central (through mid-June)
    • Select Publishers have had their titles upgraded to unlimited access through mid-June. A list of participating publishers can be found here.

    Publishers Row (through 8/1/2020)
    • Publishers Row is making its Judaic Digital Library available through 8/1/2020. A list of its offerings can be found here.

    Redshelf (through 5/25/2020)
    • Redshelf is providing students the ability to access up to 7 books on their platform through 5/25/2020. Access to Redshelf will require the creation of a personal account. The library encourages students to first check our existing resources to ensure that they do not already have access to the book before requesting access in Redshelf.

    Rockefeller University Press (through 5/31/2020)
    • Rockefeller University Press has opened access to all four of its journals through 5/31/2020. While the Mardigian Library already subscribes to three of them, This offer expands access to the Life Science Alliance, which can be found here.

    Royal Society (No end date specified.)
    • The Royal Society has opened access to all their journals. A list of the accessible journals can be found here.

    Sage (through 6/23/2020)
    • Sage has opened up all modules in the Sage Knowledge and Sage Research Methods platforms through 6/23/2020. Direct access to Sage Research methods can be found here.

    Springer Nature (through 07/31/2020)
    • Springer Nature has made over 500 textbooks across its eBook subject collections through 07/31/2020. A list of the available English-language textbooks can be found here.

    University of California Press (through 6/30/2020)
    • The University of California Press has made all of their online journals content free to the public through 6/30/2020. The content can be accessed here.

    University of Michigan - Dearborn OER Task Force (No end date specified.)
    • The University of Michigan - Dearborn OER Task Force has several resources for finding free, high quality, openly available educational content without an expiration date. More information and resources may be found here.

    University of Michigan Press (through 6/30/2020)
    • University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection will be free-to-read from Friday, March 20th through 6/30/2020. Users will be able to read the titles, but not download them. The titles can be found here.

    VitalSource (through 5/25/2020)
    • VitalSource is providing students with the ability to access up to 7 books on their platform through 5/25/2020. Access to VitalSource will require the creation of a personal account. The library encourages students to first check our existing resources to ensure that they do not already have access to the book before requesting access in VitalSource.

  • CEHHS
    Brill (No end date specified.)
    • Brill has opened up books and articles on topics such as public health, distance learning, crisis research. If any new related content is published with them, it will be added to this collection.

    Cambridge University Press (through 5/31/2020)
    • Cambridge University Press has opened access to over 700 textbook and reference sources through 5/31/2020. More information about what is offered can be found here.

    Duke University Press (through 6/23/2020)
    • Duke University Press is offering 90 days of complimentary access to its e-Duke Books and Journals Scholarly Collections through 6/23/2020. The platform can be found here.

    EBSCO Ebooks (through 6/30/2020)
    • Select Publishers have had their titles upgraded to unlimited access until 6/30/2020. A list of participating publishers can be found here.

    Elsevier (through mid-June)
    • Is providing access to 300+ textbooks on their platform through mid-June. A title list can be found here.

    Flipster (through 6/30/2020)
    • In an effort to help support our academic library community, EbscoHost and Flipster have opened access to over 1800 magazines to be used while logged into your school’s site or downloaded to the free Flipster app (and able to be viewed offline) through 6/30/2020. Instructors can link to business magazines (Forbes, Businessweek, Bloomberg), Art and Architecture (ArtNews, Architecture Digest) and other class-related subjects. Most are unlimited users, while a few are 500 concurrent users. More information can be found here. There are also magazines that could be used for professional development or just “getting your mind off of everything” browsing type titles as well.

    HathiTrust (through the duration of the event)
    • HathiTrust is offering an Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS), which provides digital full-text access to over 12 million items in the UM libraries' physical collections (~60%) through the duration of the event. Accessing this collection is limited to current UM-Dearborn faculty, staff, and students, and will require them to go to the HathiTrust page, click "Log In", and select the "University of Michigan" as the partner institution. Then, after authenticating, they will be able to access the full-text materials in HathiTrust.

    IGI Global (through 06/15/2020)
    • IGI Global opened access to its E-Book and E-Journal databases, expanding the content we currently receive from them through 06/15/2020. Their resources can be found here.

    JSTOR (through 6/30/2020)
    • JSTOR has expanded access to a large amount of content, including over 35,000 ebooks through 6/30/2020. A list of participating publishers, as well as a title list of accessible ebooks, can be found here.

    JoVE (through 6/15/2020)
    • JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) has made its Science Education collection available through 6/15/2020. The content can be accessed here.

    Kanopy (through 5/31/2020)
    • Has made all Great Course Plus content and select films available on their platform through 5/31/2020. A list of the select films can be found here.

    Ohio State University Press (through the duration of the event)
    • Access to all OSU Press monographs and linguistic textbook language files will be available on The Knowledge Bank These resources will be available through the duration of the event.

    Project MUSE (through End dates vary by publisher)
    • Participating publishers will be making content free on the Project MUSE platform. A list of the participating publishers and their availability dates can be found here.

    Proquest Ebook Central (through mid-June)
    • Select Publishers have had their titles upgraded to unlimited access through mid-June. A list of participating publishers can be found here.

    Redshelf (through 5/25/2020)
    • Redshelf is providing students the ability to access up to 7 books on their platform through 5/25/2020. Access to Redshelf will require the creation of a personal account. The library encourages students to first check our existing resources to ensure that they do not already have access to the book before requesting access in Redshelf.

    Rockefeller University Press (through 5/31/2020)
    • Rockefeller University Press has opened access to all four of its journals through 5/31/2020. While the Mardigian Library already subscribes to three of them, This offer expands access to the Life Science Alliance, which can be found here.

    Royal Society (No end date specified.)
    • The Royal Society has opened access to all their journals. A list of the accessible journals can be found here.

    Sage (through 6/23/2020)
    • Sage has opened up all modules in the Sage Knowledge and Sage Research Methods platforms through 6/23/2020. Direct access to Sage Research methods can be found here.

    Springer Nature (through 07/31/2020)
    • Springer Nature has made over 500 textbooks across its eBook subject collections through 07/31/2020. A list of the available English-language textbooks can be found here.

    University of California Press (through 6/30/2020)
    • The University of California Press has made all of their online journals content free to the public through 6/30/2020. The content can be accessed here.

    University of Michigan - Dearborn OER Task Force (No end date specified.)
    • The University of Michigan - Dearborn OER Task Force has several resources for finding free, high quality, openly available educational content without an expiration date. More information and resources may be found here.

    University of Michigan Press (through 6/30/2020)
    • University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection will be free-to-read from Friday, March 20th through 6/30/2020. Users will be able to read the titles, but not download them. The titles can be found here.

    VitalSource (through 5/25/2020)
    • VitalSource is providing students with the ability to access up to 7 books on their platform through 5/25/2020. Access to VitalSource will require the creation of a personal account. The library encourages students to first check our existing resources to ensure that they do not already have access to the book before requesting access in VitalSource.

  • CECS
    Brill (No end date specified.)
    • Brill has opened up books and articles on topics such as public health, distance learning, crisis research. If any new related content is published with them, it will be added to this collection.

    Cambridge University Press (through 5/31/2020)
    • Cambridge University Press has opened access to over 700 textbook and reference sources through 5/31/2020. More information about what is offered can be found here.

    Duke University Press (through 6/23/2020)
    • Duke University Press is offering 90 days of complimentary access to its e-Duke Books and Journals Scholarly Collections through 6/23/2020. The platform can be found here.

    EBSCO Ebooks (through 6/30/2020)
    • Select Publishers have had their titles upgraded to unlimited access until 6/30/2020. A list of participating publishers can be found here.

    Elsevier (through mid-June)
    • Is providing access to 300+ textbooks on their platform through mid-June. A title list can be found here.

    Flipster (through 6/30/2020)
    • In an effort to help support our academic library community, EbscoHost and Flipster have opened access to over 1800 magazines to be used while logged into your school’s site or downloaded to the free Flipster app (and able to be viewed offline) through 6/30/2020. Instructors can link to business magazines (Forbes, Businessweek, Bloomberg), Art and Architecture (ArtNews, Architecture Digest) and other class-related subjects. Most are unlimited users, while a few are 500 concurrent users. More information can be found here. There are also magazines that could be used for professional development or just “getting your mind off of everything” browsing type titles as well.

    HathiTrust (through the duration of the event)
    • HathiTrust is offering an Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS), which provides digital full-text access to over 12 million items in the UM libraries' physical collections (~60%) through the duration of the event. Accessing this collection is limited to current UM-Dearborn faculty, staff, and students, and will require them to go to the HathiTrust page, click "Log In", and select the "University of Michigan" as the partner institution. Then, after authenticating, they will be able to access the full-text materials in HathiTrust.

    IGI Global (through 06/15/2020)
    • IGI Global opened access to its E-Book and E-Journal databases, expanding the content we currently receive from them through 06/15/2020. Their resources can be found here.

    JSTOR (through 6/30/2020)
    • JSTOR has expanded access to a large amount of content, including over 35,000 ebooks through 6/30/2020. A list of participating publishers, as well as a title list of accessible ebooks, can be found here.

    JoVE (through 6/15/2020)
    • JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) has made its Science Education collection available through 6/15/2020. The content can be accessed here.

    Kanopy (through 5/31/2020)
    • Has made all Great Course Plus content and select films available on their platform through 5/31/2020. A list of the select films can be found here.

    Ohio State University Press (through the duration of the event)
    • Access to all OSU Press monographs and linguistic textbook language files will be available on The Knowledge Bank These resources will be available through the duration of the event.

    Project MUSE (through End dates vary by publisher)
    • Participating publishers will be making content free on the Project MUSE platform. A list of the participating publishers and their availability dates can be found here.

    Proquest Ebook Central (through mid-June)
    • Select Publishers have had their titles upgraded to unlimited access through mid-June. A list of participating publishers can be found here.

    Redshelf (through 5/25/2020)
    • Redshelf is providing students the ability to access up to 7 books on their platform through 5/25/2020. Access to Redshelf will require the creation of a personal account. The library encourages students to first check our existing resources to ensure that they do not already have access to the book before requesting access in Redshelf.

    Royal Society (No end date specified.)
    • The Royal Society has opened access to all their journals. A list of the accessible journals can be found here.

    Sage (through 6/23/2020)
    • Sage has opened up all modules in the Sage Knowledge and Sage Research Methods platforms through 6/23/2020. Direct access to Sage Research methods can be found here.

    Springer Nature (through 07/31/2020)
    • Springer Nature has made over 500 textbooks across its eBook subject collections through 07/31/2020. A list of the available English-language textbooks can be found here.

    University of California Press (through 6/30/2020)
    • The University of California Press has made all of their online journals content free to the public through 6/30/2020. The content can be accessed here.

    University of Michigan - Dearborn OER Task Force (No end date specified.)
    • The University of Michigan - Dearborn OER Task Force has several resources for finding free, high quality, openly available educational content without an expiration date. More information and resources may be found here.

    University of Michigan Press (through 6/30/2020)
    • University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection will be free-to-read from Friday, March 20th through 6/30/2020. Users will be able to read the titles, but not download them. The titles can be found here.

    VitalSource (through 5/25/2020)
    • VitalSource is providing students with the ability to access up to 7 books on their platform through 5/25/2020. Access to VitalSource will require the creation of a personal account. The library encourages students to first check our existing resources to ensure that they do not already have access to the book before requesting access in VitalSource.

  • COB
    Brill (No end date specified.)
    • Brill has opened up books and articles on topics such as public health, distance learning, crisis research. If any new related content is published with them, it will be added to this collection.

    Cambridge University Press (through 5/31/2020)
    • Cambridge University Press has opened access to over 700 textbook and reference sources through 5/31/2020. More information about what is offered can be found here.

    Duke University Press (through 6/23/2020)
    • Duke University Press is offering 90 days of complimentary access to its e-Duke Books and Journals Scholarly Collections through 6/23/2020. The platform can be found here.

    EBSCO Ebooks (through 6/30/2020)
    • Select Publishers have had their titles upgraded to unlimited access until 6/30/2020. A list of participating publishers can be found here.

    Elsevier (through mid-June)
    • Is providing access to 300+ textbooks on their platform through mid-June. A title list can be found here.

    Flipster (through 6/30/2020)
    • In an effort to help support our academic library community, EbscoHost and Flipster have opened access to over 1800 magazines to be used while logged into your school’s site or downloaded to the free Flipster app (and able to be viewed offline) through 6/30/2020. Instructors can link to business magazines (Forbes, Businessweek, Bloomberg), Art and Architecture (ArtNews, Architecture Digest) and other class-related subjects. Most are unlimited users, while a few are 500 concurrent users. More information can be found here. There are also magazines that could be used for professional development or just “getting your mind off of everything” browsing type titles as well.

    Harvard Business Publishing (through 6/30/2020)
    • EBSCO and Harvard Business Publishing have offered libraries unlimited user access to the Harvard Business Review E-Book Subscription Collection through 6/30/2020. This ground-breaking collection includes more than 600 e-books across many important business topics written by today’s top business minds. Access can be found here.

    HathiTrust (through the duration of the event)
    • HathiTrust is offering an Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS), which provides digital full-text access to over 12 million items in the UM libraries' physical collections (~60%) through the duration of the event. Accessing this collection is limited to current UM-Dearborn faculty, staff, and students, and will require them to go to the HathiTrust page, click "Log In", and select the "University of Michigan" as the partner institution. Then, after authenticating, they will be able to access the full-text materials in HathiTrust.

    IGI Global (through 06/15/2020)
    • IGI Global opened access to its E-Book and E-Journal databases, expanding the content we currently receive from them through 06/15/2020. Their resources can be found here.

    JSTOR (through 6/30/2020)
    • JSTOR has expanded access to a large amount of content, including over 35,000 ebooks through 6/30/2020. A list of participating publishers, as well as a title list of accessible ebooks, can be found here.

    Kanopy (through 5/31/2020)
    • Has made all Great Course Plus content and select films available on their platform through 5/31/2020. A list of the select films can be found here.

    Kresge Business School (through the duration of the event)
    • Kresge Business School is offering individual access to Ross-Only resources through the duration of the event. This offer is only available to current UM-Dearborn faculty, staff, and students; those interested in this offer should contact Joan Martin ( martj@umich.edu ).

    Ohio State University Press (through the duration of the event)
    • Access to all OSU Press monographs and linguistic textbook language files will be available on The Knowledge Bank These resources will be available through the duration of the event.

    Project MUSE (through End dates vary by publisher)
    • Participating publishers will be making content free on the Project MUSE platform. A list of the participating publishers and their availability dates can be found here.

    Proquest Ebook Central (through mid-June)
    • Select Publishers have had their titles upgraded to unlimited access through mid-June. A list of participating publishers can be found here.

    Redshelf (through 5/25/2020)
    • Redshelf is providing students the ability to access up to 7 books on their platform through 5/25/2020. Access to Redshelf will require the creation of a personal account. The library encourages students to first check our existing resources to ensure that they do not already have access to the book before requesting access in Redshelf.

    Sage (through 6/23/2020)
    • Sage has opened up all modules in the Sage Knowledge and Sage Research Methods platforms through 6/23/2020. Direct access to Sage Research methods can be found here.

    Springer Nature (through 07/31/2020)
    • Springer Nature has made over 500 textbooks across its eBook subject collections through 07/31/2020. A list of the available English-language textbooks can be found here.

    University of California Press (through 6/30/2020)
    • The University of California Press has made all of their online journals content free to the public through 6/30/2020. The content can be accessed here.

    University of Michigan - Dearborn OER Task Force (No end date specified.)
    • The University of Michigan - Dearborn OER Task Force has several resources for finding free, high quality, openly available educational content without an expiration date. More information and resources may be found here.

    University of Michigan Press (through 6/30/2020)
    • University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection will be free-to-read from Friday, March 20th through 6/30/2020. Users will be able to read the titles, but not download them. The titles can be found here.

    VitalSource (through 5/25/2020)
    • VitalSource is providing students with the ability to access up to 7 books on their platform through 5/25/2020. Access to VitalSource will require the creation of a personal account. The library encourages students to first check our existing resources to ensure that they do not already have access to the book before requesting access in VitalSource.

Additional Resources

  • ABDO Publishing (through 6/30/2020)
    ABDO Publishing has made a set of its PreK-12 accessible for the public through 6/30/2020. We hope that these resources will be helpful for all faculty, staff, and students who may be staying home with children. The collections include:

  • Tumblebooks (through 8/31/2020)
    Tumblebooks has provided UM-Dearborn affiliates with access to five of its databases, most providing access to a K-12 audience through 8/31/2020. We hope that these resources will be helpful for all faculty, staff, and students who may be staying home with children. The databases include:

Did you know?

  • 3D Printer in the Library
  • The Mardigian Library has one LulzBot 3D printer and we offer a 3D printing service for current students, faculty, and staff of the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

  • Please visit our 3D Printing Service page for information on 3D printing, resources for students and faculty, and how to submit your 3D Print Requests.