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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
Coronavirus Resource Center at Johns Hopkins University
Provides live updates to Covid-19 data, maps, visualizations, and trends.
Nextstrain is an open-source project to harness the scientific and public health potential of pathogen genome data. They provide a continually-updated view of publicly available data with powerful analytics and visualizations showing pathogen evolution and epidemic spread
Congressional Research Service (CRS) Covid-19
This page contains a listing of recently published research products, divided into eight general subject areas, the Congressional Research Service (CRS) has prepared for Congress related to COVID-19.
Unacast Social Distancing Scorecard
This interactive Scoreboard is updated daily to empower organizations to measure and understand the efficacy of social distancing initiatives at the local level.
Free and Enhanced Access to Electronic Resources from Vendors and Publishers
EDP Journals (Access Through August 31, 2020)
Over 50 journals covering subjects in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and economics.
HeinOnline Academic (Access through December 15, 2020)
HeinOnline Academic includes more than 100 million pages of multidisciplinary content in more than 100 subject areas, including history, political science, criminal justice, religious studies, international relations, women’s studies, pre-law, and many more. HeinOnline provides access to 300+ years of information on political development and the complete history of the creation of government and legal systems around the world. Among the many databases included, HeinOnline’s journal collection features nearly 2,800 periodicals relating to a variety of subject areas, with all coverage dating from inception to the most currently published issues in most cases.
JSTOR Enhanced Access (through December 31, 2020)
In addition to the JSTOR collections currently provided by the Cheng Library, JSTOR is also making the following collections available through December 31, 2020:
Archival Journal Collections
Arts and Sciences X
Arts and Sciences XI
Arts and Sciences XII
Arts and Sciences XIII
Arts and Sciences XV
Primary Source Collections
19th Century British Pamphlets
Struggles for Freedom: Southern Africa
World Heritage Sites: Africa
University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection (Access through August 31, 2020)
Free Access to over 1,150 titles published by the University of Michigan Press until the end of August 2020.
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!