Posted by: bluesyemre | March 24, 2020

Support for libraries during the #COVID-19 pandemic #DukeUniversityPress

Dear Librarians and Colleagues,
In response to the current challenges that universities face as a result of the spread of COVID-19, Duke University Press would like to offer libraries additional support:
  • We are extending grace access through the end of May for customers with not-yet-renewed existing 2019 electronic holdings. (This extension applies to content hosted on both and
  • As institutions transition to online instruction, we can provide 90 days of complimentary electronic access to our book and journal content to support your online courses. If you would like to enable access for your institution, contact
  • We would like to share our reading lists, which offer free content (included is Navigating the Threat of Pandemic).
  • We are opening archival content for around 20 of our journals hosted on Project MUSE. Around five years of back content (1999 to 2004) will be freely available through June 30, 2020, for select titles. We are opening all available content for East Asian Science, Technology and Society.
  • For our e-books hosted by EBSCO, ProQuest, and Gardners (including Browns Books for Students and Askews & Holts), we are allowing multiuser access for all licenses through mid-June. Read ProQuest’s statement.
  • We provide remote access options on both of our content platforms. If you would like to set this up, please contact our Customer Relations team at
  • Processing of payments by check may be delayed. If you are planning on sending a payment and have not yet done so, please consider sending a wire or paying by credit card. Contact for more information.
For more information and additional developments, please see our Response to COVID-19 webpage.
Please be in touch about your library’s needs. You can reach the library relations team directly at
On behalf of all of us at Duke University Press,
Kim Steinle
Library Relations and Sales Manager

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