In addition to checking the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) for reliable information, the links below will lead you to many publishers who are providing special access to COVID-19 articles for free during the pandemic, as well as to local resources.
- Links to Covid-19 Resources: The Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) recognizes these publishing and information organizations for contributing to the common good by providing access to relevant science, news and educational content related to COVID-19 and the novel Coronavirus causing it. The CCC team is regularly updating this list.
- KQED Coronavirus Resources: As California grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, KQED offers resources and gives information to support communities in our region during this time of change.
- Links to Learning-at-Home Resources: During these challenging times, schools and educators are quickly shifting from in-classroom to in-home teaching. The resources on the list below are offered by a variety of educational publishers and content providers to help and support our teachers and our children. The CCC team is regularly updating this list.
- Moving Your Classroom Online: To help educators manage the disruption caused by COVID-19, Harvard Business Publishing Education curated a few resources that might be useful when transitioning to teaching online.
Managing Stress & Anxiety
- American Psychological Association (APA) COVID-19 Information & Resources: Continually updated by APA for psychologists, health-care workers and the public.
Identifying Scams & Fake News
The novel coronavirus outbreak around the globe has spawned countless online rumors and hoaxes, promising false cures and causing panic amid uncertainty. Be skeptical of unsolicited emails, text messages, phone calls, advice, etc. Here are some sites to help you identify scams and fake news.
- Fact-Checking COVID-19 – Since 1994, Snopes has been investigating urban legends, hoaxes and folklore. Today it’s the oldest and largest fact-checking site online. In this special report, the website’s investigators look into conspiracy theories, fake treatments and more.
- How to Spot Fake News – Check out the infographic by IFLA, a global voice of the library and information profession. Check out their downloadable infographic with translations into dozens of languages.
- Facts about COVID-19 and Myth Busters – The CDC and WHO debunk several rumors related to the coronavirus. (No, taking a hot bath will not prevent you from catching COVID-19.)