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Free and Enhanced Access to E-Resources During the Coronavirus Restrictions: Home

A directory of free and enhanced access to licensed electronic resources announced by vendors and publishers during the Spring 2020 semester. These are available to students and faculty.

Locate Free WiFi Hotspots in Your Area

Spectrum Internet provides a large number of WiFi hotspots throughout the New Jersey region. If you're looking for free WiFi access in your area, use this link to enter your Zip Code and find a range of options.

Optimum has opened up their Emergency Optimum WiFi outdoor hotspots for public use to non-subscribers. To find an Emergency Hotspot, click here. To join, in the Wi-Fi settings on your device, select the “optimumwifi-Emergency” network name and follow the prompts to log in.

Free Access to Published Research About the Coronavirus

Data and Mapping Resources

Free and Enhanced Access to Electronic Resources from Vendors and Publishers

Off-Campus Technology Resources for Students and Faculty

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, William Paterson University Information Technology has created a resource page to assist students, faculty and staff with information on continuing their education and working from off-campus.

Library Services During COVID-19: We're Here for You!

While classes are online, your librarians are STILL available through:

  • 24/7 chat
  • virtual research consultations
  • and by email!

We'll do our best to help you with any of your information needs. Please contact us for assistance.


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Richard Kearney
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Electronic Resources Librarian
Reference and Information Services Office, Room 107g
David and Lorraine Cheng Library
William Paterson University
300 Pompton Road
Wayne, NJ 07470