Scientific articles

In this section, it is possible to find information sources referring to scientific articles on Coronavirus and COVID-19.

ACS Omega is a global open access journal for the publication of scientific articles that describe new discoveries in chemistry and related areas of science. Its articles should advance the frontiers of science through original ideas. The journal disseminates this knowledge globally and quickly, immediately making all accepted articles available in open access in a perpetual way. Articles published in ACS Omega are therefore available to readers in a much broader way, including industry, political institutions, the media and the general public, in addition to the traditional academic sector.

The American Chemical Society (ACS) presents a collection of articles on coronavirus research from ACS Infectious Diseases, ACS Chemical Biology, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Reviews and ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, providing an overview of important chemistry contributions to understanding and controlling the Coronavirus propagation. It presents content in English language and is freely accessible.

The American College of Physicians – Annals of Internal Medicine gathers content from the Annals of Internal Medicine related to Coronavirus. It presents content in English language and is freely accessible.

O American Psychological Association (APA) brings together relevant psychological research on COVID-19 published in the APA’s portfolio of journals for professionals and the general public, such as the most recent articles on COVID-19 and the pandemic psychological impact, among others. It presents content in English language and is freely accessible.

The American Society for Microbiology created on its website an area dedicated exclusively to news about Coronavirus. In this area one can find news, interviews with experts, number updates, explanatory materials on the virus and other resources.

Annual Reviews is a scientific publishing company that gathers about 40 journals specialized in different areas of knowledge. To help the research being carried out around the world on the novel Coronavirus, it selected several scientific articles from its journals and made them available for free.

BiOne and the Association of Research Libraries have made articles addressing Coronavirus available on journals via open access until 2020.

This page collects the whole BMJ coverage of the Coronavirus outbreak present in BMJ journals and learning resources. All articles and resources are available for free.

BMJ Open is an open access online journal dedicated to the publication of medical research, public health and epidemiology. The journal publishes all types of research, from protocols, phase I studies, to meta-analyses, including small specialized and negative studies. Publishing procedures are created based on fully open peer review and continuous publication.

Brill is a publishing company that has given open access to books and articles on topics such as public health, distance learning, and crisis research. If any new related content is published with Brill, it will be added to its collection.

The British Medical Journal (BMJ) gathered on a single page all the information collected by BMJ concerning Coronavirus. There, it is possible to find the information organized according to its type, that is, news, research, education, and podcasts.

Clarivate Analytics – COVID-19 brings together scientific articles and other materials related to COVID-19. It presents content in English language and is freely accessible.

Edward Elgar Publishing has been developing a resource library and offers free access to relevant content through Elgaronline, a digital platform.

eLife is an open access peer-reviewed scientific journal for biomedical and life sciences. eLife is a non-profit organization created by funders and led by researchers.

Elsevier, one of the world’s leading scientific publishing companies, has made, via open access, several of its pieces of research on Coronavirus available, especially those published since 2019.

Emerald Publishing is a company that aggregates scientific magazines specialized in several areas of knowledge, and also books. It created a special section where several resources can be consulted to help in the fight against the novel Coronavirus, such as information for specialists, health care, tips for remote work, social impacts, etc.

FEBS Open Bio is a monthly online open access journal that seeks the rapid publication of research articles in biological and molecular sciences. The journal peer review process focuses on the work technical strength, leaving the evaluation of its impact and importance to the scientific community.

Hindawi  remains open and committed to sharing discoveries related to COVID-19. In addition to its commitment to ensuring that peer-reviewed research is published during this period, it introduced an accelerated workflow for documents submitted to COVID-19, suitable for publication. To that end, it signed the Wellcome statement on the sharing of data and discoveries related to COVID-19, which fully supports the commitments established by it.

IEEE publications cover cutting-edge research. Online publications remain available to researchers and students worldwide.

JAMA Network Open is an international medical journal, with peer review and open access. It publishes research and commentary on clinical care, innovation in health services, health policies, and global health.

Browse through the JAMA Network COVID-19 collection and find questions and answers with NIAID’s Anthony Fauci, publications on vaccine development, infection control and public health preparedness, as well as the interactive map of the outbreak, courtesy of the Johns Hopkins Center for Science and Systems Engineering.

The Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition addresses topics related to pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition, including normal and abnormal functions of the alimentary tract and its associated organs. It made some open access articles on COVID-19 available on its platform.

Medicine is an open access journal, peer-reviewed and published by Wolters Kluwer. The journal covers aspects of clinical medicine and provides authors with a distinct new service, the continuous publication of original research in a wide spectrum of disciplines and sub-specialties in Medical Sciences.

Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease is an international scientific journal by Istituti Clinici Scientifici Maugeri, Pavia, Italy, dedicated to advancing knowledge in all fields of cardiopulmonary medicine and rehabilitation.
It publishes original articles, new methodological approaches, reviews, opinions, editorials, position papers on all aspects of medicine and cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation.

Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing has been a pioneer in academic open access publishing since 1996. Based in Basel, Switzerland, the MDPI promotes open scientific exchange in all forms, in all disciplines. Its 227 journals, with peer review and open access, serve scholars from around the world to ensure that the latest research is available for free and all content is distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY).

Nature Communications is an open access journal that publishes high-quality research in areas of the natural sciences. A collection on the COVID-19 is available.

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) provides high-quality clinical research and interactive content for physicians, educators and the global medical community. NEJM is an Open Access journal where the original content is made available six months after the date of publication 

The New England Journal of Medicine Coronavirus Collection is a collection of articles and other resources on the COVID-19 outbreak, including clinical reports, management guidelines and comments.

The University of Oxford, aimed at helping to fight against COVID-19, provides free access to scientific articles, book chapters and other types of resources from its scientific journals to assist doctors, university professors and researchers in research on Coronavirus.

PeerJ (Journal of Life and Environmental Sciences) is an open access peer-reviewed journal that publishes primary research and analysis in biology, life sciences, environmental sciences and medicine.

The Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (Capes) Journals Portal is a virtual library that brings together and provides access to international scientific production to most teaching and research institutions in Brazil. It has a collection of more than 45,000 full-text titles. Publishers that are part of the Capes Journals Portal and are represented by the International Trade & Marketing Services (ITMS Group) have joined the initiative to provide open access content that may be useful for the study of the COVID-19 pandemic. To find out who can access the Capes Portal go to this page.

PLOS ONE, published by the Public Library of Science, is an open access scientific journal only available on the Internet. It presents primary research in the field of Medical Sciences. The PLOS ONE online platform has post-publication, user discussion and rating features.

Plos One, considering the scientific urgency on the Coronavirus theme, created a special collection totally dedicated to the subject, where several scientific articles can be found.

The Royal Society Open Science is an open access peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Royal Society since September 2014. It covers all scientific fields and publishes all scientifically proven articles, leaving any impact judgment to the reader. Commissioning and peer review of the journal chemistry section is managed by the Royal Society of Chemistry. Articles published in the Royal Society Open Science are covered regularly by major media, such as BBC News and The Independent.

Scientific Reports is an open access journal that publishes original research from all areas of the natural sciences and health.

Scientific Electronic Library Online is an electronic library with free access to a selected collection of Brazilian scientific journals. SciELO aims to develop a common methodology for preparation, storage, dissemination and evaluation of scientific production in electronic format.

Taylor & Francis provides links and references to all relevant research articles on COVID-19, book chapters and information that can be freely accessed on Taylor & Francis Online and Taylor & Francis e-books, in support for global diagnostic efforts, treatment, prevention and additional research on the topic. It presents content in English language and is freely accessible.

Lancet, one of the oldest scientific journals in the medical field, has launched on its website a Resource Center for COVID-19, where almost 200 scientific articles on the subject can be found. The texts made available by the magazine are those published since 2019 and all new content has been made available via open access immediately after its publication.

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The Directory of open access scientific information sources on Coronavirus aims to gather the sources of national and international scientific information, which provides content on Coronavirus and COVID-19 freely available on the Internet.

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