Research Guide for

COVID-19 & Coronavirus Research

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ProQuest Coronavirus Research Database
Including coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak, this database curates openly available content related to coronaviruses. It includes thousands of open-access articles from the world’s leading publishers as well as current research from pre-print repositories such as arXiv and will continue to grow and evolve as more is learned about the pandemic.

Elsevier Novel Coronavirus Information Center
Welcome to Elsevier's Novel Coronavirus Information Center  Here you will find expert, curated information for the research and health community on SARS-CoV-2 (the novel coronavirus) and COVID-19 (the disease).

Nursing & Allied Health Practitioners

Cochrane Library - Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Cochrane Reviews and related content from the Cochrane Library relating to the COVID-19 pandemic including—
  • Evidence relevant to critical care
  • Infection control and prevention measures
  • Effective options for quitting smoking
  • Regional anesthesia to avoid aerosol generation
  • Rapid Reviews on key COVID-19 questions
  • COVID-19 Study Register

COVID-19 Coronavirus Information

Government Information on COVID-19

CDC COVID-19 Website (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention)
The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention is the national public health agency of the United States, and the leader of the U.S. COVID-19 health policy and research.

Federal Government Response to Coronavirus COVID-19
A list of links to federal agency actions, programs, and other responses to COVID-19 from business and employment help to scam prevention. Includes a helpful set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Minnesota Department of Health COVID-19 Website
Minnesota-specific COVID-19 case information and government guidance.

Note: Click on Situation Update to see case and testing statistics.

COVID-19 Myths

Interactive COVID-19 Charts, Maps, & Simulations

Other COVID-19 Information

Newspaper Articles

4 Major U.S. Newspapers
Search for articles within the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Tribune

Business Article Databases

The following databases will help you research the business and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Helpful search terms will be:


consumer behavior

A sample search string would be: COVID-19 AND revenue 
Business Insights: Global (Article Search)
Business Insights: Essentials provides access to full-text articles in many business newspapers and trade publications.

Business Source Premier
Business Source Premier covers all aspects of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, econometrics, economics, industry and market research reports. Includes peer-reviewed, scholarly publications, searchable references; trade journals, and monographs.

Scholarship on Past Pandemics

Muse in Focus: Contextualizing Pandemic
A small sampling of temporarily free scholarship from Project MUSE publishers on the broad topic of pandemic and its effects throughout history, in culture, and on humanity as a whole. We hope that bringing these pieces together will help to bring historical and cultural context to the current crisis, so that we may look to the knowledge of the past to guide us forward.  

Salem Press: Pandemics The Invisible Enemy
Curated free content from Salem Press & Grey House Publishing to explore current events through a historical lens.   


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