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COVID-19: Coronavirus Research and Resources: Academic Articles and Papers

This guide is designed to help KAUST researchers and the community to access the latest scholarly and authoritative information on the COVID-19 outbreak.

Freely Available Resources

KAUST Research on COVID-19:  See the tab above entitled KAUST Research on COVID-19

LitCovid:  The National Library of Medicine (NLM, USA) is a "curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus."  This is a free search that curates the growing number of research articles from PubMed.  

SARS-CoV-2 (Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2) Sequences:  Genetic sequences from National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) GenBank

COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19):  Dataset curated by the Allen Institute for AI. 

Scientific Publishers:

KORAL Article Search

The KAUST University Library subscribes to thousands of scholarly scientific journals, and every day there are more articles and papers being published on this topic.  A general search strategy would be to search  KORAL: KAUST Online Resources Access Layer from the library's homepage.  Search for the terms:   "Covid-19" OR (2019 coronavirus)



Once you have your initial results, you can use the search refinements on the side of the page to limit your search to the types of information that you want to read:


Note that these resources are usually subscription-based resources that are accessible while on campus or by our Off-Campus access options.  

You can also search KORAL directly from this search box:

Library Research Databases

The following are specialized research databases that you can search to find scholarly scientific information on COVID-19.

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