Amigos Vendor Partners Offer to Help Libraries During Covid-19 Crisis

Dear Amigos Members,
Several of our vendor partners are offering additional support to libraries during this unprecedented time. We will continue to add offers to the list below as we are made aware of them. Please reach out to mds@amigos with questions about these or any of your other Member Discount Services (MDS) needs. Thank you.

Your MDS Team


  • BioOne - In collaboration with the Association of Research Libraries, BioOne and our publishers have made articles related to coronavirus in the following journals available via open access through 2020
  • Bloomsbury Digital Resources - Our resources are now available upon request through the end of May 2020, at no cost or obligation and on an unlimited access basis. (Read more)
    • Drama Online content updates are now available upon request through the end of May 2020, at no cost or obligation and on an unlimited access basis - (Read more)
  • BoardDocs/Dilligent - Offer Plus subscription for free through June 30th, and for K-12 Public School Districts not currently using BoardDocs, they will provide them with Community by Diligent for free through the end of the school year. (Read more)
  • Cambridge University Press - offer a collection of over 2,000 ebooks hosted on Cambridge Core, for university libraries and their associated students and faculty. This collection includes our HTML textbooks, Cambridge Histories, Cambridge Companions, and Cambridge Elements. This offer is open to everyone, regardless of whether access was previously purchased, until the end of May 2020. (Read more)
  • Docuseek - Has worked out an arrangement with its distribution partners, Bullfrog Films and Icarus Films, to make any of their titles on Docuseek available for educational streaming, at no charge, as long as the school has a legally-acquired copy of the title (any format), through June 30. Contact Docuseek if there are Docuseek titles from other distributors (e.g. Kartemquin, First Run, National Film Board) that you have a hard copy of and your faculty want to use in remote teaching during this period.
  • Duke University Press - Free 90 day access to any of Duke University Press e-collections and also extending their grace access through the end of May for renewing customers. (Read more)
  • Infobase
  • New York Times - We are providing free access to the most up-to-date information and guidance on the coronavirus (Read more)
  • Oxford University Press
    • Free available resources (Read more)
    • Supports Distance Learning and Teaching with Online Courses and More (Read more)
  • PrivCo - PrivCo Ready to Share Products for Faculty/Students (Read more)
  • Project MUSE - provides free resources on MUSE During COVID-19 (Read more)
  • ProQuest - Unlimited Access to Ebook Central Holdings - (Read more)
  • Reprints Desk - Temporarily opening up premium features for no charge (Read more)
  • Sage
    • Offering complimentary, 90-day access to most-requested online teaching and learning resources: SAGE Video, SAGE Research Methods Video and SAGE Knowledge Books & Reference (Read more)
    • SAGE has made a range of content freely available - (Read more)
  • Springer Nature - The latest coronavirus research and news items are freely available:

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  • Taylor & Francis - Providing free access to vital research. We are supporting researchers, journals and funders to ensure that all research findings and data relevant to COVID-19 are shared rapidly and openly to inform the public health response and ultimately help save lives (Read more)


  • American Libraries Magazine - How to Sanitize Collections in a Pandemic
  • ´erudit - ´erudit announces 60+ scientific journals are now available with open access (Read more)
  • Library Journal - Temporary free access to the digitized edition of Library Journal, as well as all the content on our website. (Read more)
  • - Offering free access to their 300 million page newspaper collection. (Read more)
  • SimplyE - 3 Months of SimplyE access at no charge (Read more)