Collection of Resources for COVID-19 Research

This collection of resources assists researchers to find recent literature, datasets, and up-to-date information from a number of authentic publishers and research organizations. These are free access resources and they will update their content regularly as more research is published.

Datasets and Tools

COVID-19 dashboard from WHO

Includes up-to-date global data. Also, access WHO situation reports

Elsevier Coronavirus Research Hub

Please register on Elsevier to access these resources. This includes a collection of clinical, bio-medical, and life sciences research resources and solutions, from 28 October 2020. This will be provided the access to below portals.

  • ClinicalKey
  • Embase
  • SSRN
  • Mendeley Data (including select Pathway Studio data)
  • Elsevier Text Mining (ETM)
  • Veridata EDC
  • Pure COVID-19 

COVID-19 Research Database

The database includes billions of datasets including medical and pharmacy claims data, electronic health record data, mortality data, and consumer data. 

COVID-19 data repository by CSSE @ Johns Hopkins University

This GitHub data repository is operated by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering (JHU CSSE) with the support of the ESRI Living Atlas Team and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab (JHU APL). Datasets can be used under the terms and conditions specified.

EU Open Data Portal

This dataset contains the latest available public data on COVID-19 including a daily situation update, the epidemiological curve, and the global geographical distribution published by European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.

Clinical Research Resources from ISARIC

International Severe Acute Respiratory and Emerging Infection Consortium (ISARIC) provides Case Report Forms (CRFs) and quality tools for the collection and management of standardized clinical data.


LitCovid is an accurate literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information on COVID-19. It currently provides access to more than 3,200 articles in PubMed. Further, LitCovid supports data mining with automatic annotations by PubTator.


Science Coronavirus Research Repository

This Coronavirus research repository is a custom extraction from 1findr comprising scholarly articles on COVID-19, SARS, MERS, and other coronavirus research. 

Research Articles from Johns Hopkins University Press

Project MUSE has supported its participating publishers in making their scholarly content temporarily available for free on their platform during COVID-19.

Research Articles from Elsevier

The collection includes more than 25,000 free articles on COVID-19 from ScienceDirect. Please create your own free Elsevier account to access these resources.

COVID-19 Resource Hub from The Lancet

This includes COVID-19 related research from across "The Lancet" journals. All COVID-19 content is free to access.

Cell Press Coronavirus Resource Hub

Fresh articles on COVID-19 are included.

Preprints on SSRN

SSRN’s Coronavirus and Infectious Disease platform provides a collection of early-stage research. Moreover, as an author, if you are not able to publish a full text article at the moment, then SSRN would provide you a solution. They accept preprints, working papers, idea papers, negative results, posters, datasets, conference papers and so on.

Research Articles from Springer Nature

Includes a collection of free research articles and reviews.

Research Articles from Wiley Online Library

All free of access content related to the current COVID-19 outbreak is located here. 

Research Articles from SAGE

This collection includes SAGE research related to the virus. 

Research Articles from Taylor & Francis

Taylor & Francis Coronavirus research archive includes relevant research articles free to access in order to support the research community.

Research Articles from Oxford University Press

This includes up-to-date research published on OUP.

Research Articles from NEJM

A collection resources on the Coronavirus outbreak, including research articles, clinical reports, management guidelines, and commentary.

Research Articles from BMJ

BMJ research hub for COVID-19 assists health professionals and researchers with practical guidance, online CPD courses, the latest news, and research from BMJ.

Research Articles from Cambridge University Press

Includes free articles from journals published by CUP.

COVID-19 Resources for Clinicians from Wolters Kluwer

Short consultations, Ovid resources, access to GIDEON, resources from: American Heart Association, Journal Anesthesiology, Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, Chinese Medical Association Publishing House, and more...