Resources during COVID-19

Textbooks & Other Course Materials

If you receive alternate format textbooks or electronic versions of your textbooks (e-text) as an accommodation, you can contact Channing Francis at francisch@berea.edu if you need help accessing those files.

Online Access to Textbooks

The following publishers are offering courseware to students who may have lost access to course materials due to a campus moving to distance learning to prevent the spread of COVID-19:

Important– Access to these textbooks may require your faculty member or another school representative to verify you are an enrolled student. Please contact your faculty member or Disability & Accessibility Services for additional assistance with verification.

National Emergency Library

Internet Archive has created the National Emergency Library and given all users access to its entire library of 1.4 million books in Daisy, EPUB, or PDF formats.

http://archive.org/NEL

Distance Learning Support & Strategies

Adjusting Your Habits during COVID-19

This PDF resource gives students several tips on adapting to the challenges created by COVID-19.

My Study Life

My Study Life is a free tool that helps organize your classes, tasks, and exams.

https://www.mystudylife.com/

Learn-from-Home Strategies for College Students

Several crowd-sourced ideas from college students on how to be successful learning from home.

Strategies for College Students – Spring 2020

Assistive Technology

Freedom Scientific: Temporary Home License for Zoom Text

Freedom Scientific is providing all users in the United States and Canada access to a special home license during the COVID-19 crisis free of charge. The license will work uninterrupted until June 30, 2020

https://portal.freedomscientific.com/SponsoredSoftware