Resources for COVID-19 research and medical examination

Resources and websites for COVID-19 research and medical examination

Last update: November 10, 2022

For Researchers

PubMed [open]
PubMed Central/ Public Health Emergency COVID-19 Initiative

Web of Science [off campus]
Get the insights you need on COVID-19.
→Discover the research published on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) from the Web of Science.

ICHUSHI[off campus]
※ Maximum concurrent sessions=8 users / Please log out after use.
COVID-19 related contents

■ ProQuest/ Coronavirus Research Database [off campus]
This database curates openly available content related to coronaviruses.

COVID-19 Data Portal JAPAN [open]
This website is published data by selecting appropriate classifications and links and adding descriptions so that researchers can promptly access data related to COVID-19 research.

For Medical staff

UpToDate [on campus]
Clinical Effectiveness COVID-19 Resources Available to All

■ National Institutes of Health/ Coronavirus (COVID-19) [open]
COVID-19 portal page provided by National Institutes of Health (NIH)

BMJ Learning [Registration required]
Online courses to support rescue operations around COVID-19


■ Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare/ 医療機関向け情報(治療ガイドライン、臨床研究など)

■ Toho University & ICHUSHI medical guideline database/ 新型コロナウイルス感染症(COVID-19)に関連するガイドライン

Preprint server

COVID-19 SARS-CoV-2 preprints from medRxiv and bioRxiv

The Preprint Server for Health Sciences.

The Preprint Server for Biology.

The Preprint Server for Chemistry.

PrePubMed indexed preprints for 2 years from arXiv q-bio, PeerJ Preprints, bioRxiv, F1000Research,, The Winnower, Nature Precedings, and Wellcome Open Research.

More Information
Links and databases related to the medical field

Useful Resources

■ Science Council of Japan/ Information on important infectious diseases including COVID-19 in Japan
...This homepage presents documents, including statements and proposals, related to important infectious diseases in Japan which were prepared by Science Council of Japan.

■ KINOKUNIYA COMPANY LTD. / 教育と研究の未来「新型コロナウイルス感染症COVID-19に関する海外文献サイト」
...Open Access journal and information

■ Fukuoka Prefecture/ Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public

■ MARUZEN-YUSHODO/ 外国雑誌・洋書eBook・データベース 新型コロナウイルス感染症拡大に伴う無償公開に関する情報
...A list of freely accessible journals, eBooks and databases

■ Keio University Media Center/ 【新型コロナウイルス感染症対策】オンラインリソースガイド
…Comprehensive information of clinical resources about COVID-19

■ Nippon Medical School Library/ 新型コロナウィルス関連情報
…Collected latest information by medical societies and institutions about COVID-19

■ Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine Library/ Website about COVID-19
…A list of freely accessible medical resources about COVID-19

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