Resources for COVID-19 research and medical examination

Resources and websites for COVID-19 research and medical examination

Last update: June 18, 2021

For Researchers

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

ScienceDirect [open]

Web of Science [open]
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

MEDLINE (Ovid) [off campus]
★There is the "COVID-19" sort button to search for articles.

■ ProQuest/ Coronavirus Research Database [off campus]
This database curates openly available content related to coronaviruses.
Usage period: To Be Determined

COVID-19 Data Portal JAPAN [off campus]
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)

JoVE [off campus]
JoVE has announced that it will provide free access to all its educational video content through December 31, 2020.
Coronavirus Free Access Resource Center

■ Maruzen/ Educational Video Online: Trial version in Japanese [on campus / off campus requires ID]
This is a medical / nursing video teaching material distribution service.
【For University members: ID】
 ● Members on the hospital campus have been notified of the ID by users email.
 ● Other faculty members, please contact us (Contact information below)
Until July 31, 2020.

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

■ NANKODO/ Online Journal Trial [off campus]
・Select a journal and click "Sign in via Shibboleth" on the right side.
・Sign-in with Shibboleth: Select【Kyushu University】from the organization column.
・You can browse the journal by logging in with your SSO-KID and password.
Until June 30, 2020.


■ 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.

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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