Here you can find some helpful open access links and some databases that opened their contents for free use to help maintain education as unaffected as possible during the quarantine.

On the Boards.tv  – modern artists' performances you can rent for 48 hours. After creating your account (how-to)  select a performance to rent (Purchase-Rent-Checkout-Order), enter your account info and don't forget promo code ARTATHOME20.

Art Appreciation - Art Appreciation thoroughly investigates how quality is determined and created by artists in order to evaluate and appreciate art on a deeper level. This course, based on Christopher Gildow’s Art Appreciation, with additional open resources, was developed by Wendy Riley from Columbia Basin College with contributing work from Lumen Learning.

Berliner Philharmoniker's Digital Concert Hall – Berlin Philharmonie concerts and films in the Digital Concert Hall. Free registration.

Wiley – Course material for architecture and design teachers (individual requests and registration).

Updated 19 03 2020

DART-Europe – global access to European research theses.

DOAB (Directory of Open Access Books) –  various reviewed art and science books. 

DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) –  various reviewed art and science journals and articles.

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) – global electronic theses and dissertations database.

OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks)   – various reviewed art and science books. 

Open Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD)  – an online resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world.

Open Textbook Library  – various reviewed art and science textbooks.

Open Research Library  – art, social and humanitarian sciences books.

OpenDOAR  – a global directory of Open Access repositories and their policies.

Project Gutenberg  – over 60 000 free ebooks on various topics.

Project MUSE  –  various reviewed art and science books and journals.

Updated 24 03 2020

University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection –1150 Michigan University press books. Available until August 31st, 2020. List of open and limited access books.

Mykolas Romeris university e-books – Mykolas Romeris university press humanitarian and social science e-books.

Updated 26 03 2020

Artstor Public Collections – over 2,5 million digitalized culture objects (photography, sketches, drawings, silent movies, etc.) collected from USA and Canda universities libraries and other institutions.

Vilnius university library digital collections – almost 8000 digitalized cultural heritage objects from manuscripts, rare publications, graphics, photography and cartography collections in Vilnius University library.

Core – open access research papers on various topics from around the world. At this moment you can download more than 179 million articles.

OpenAIRE – various scientific works by theme, access mode, content provider from European and international search engines. Now available over 31 million open access documents.

Open Educational Resources (OER) Commons – individual learning open lectures on various topics for every level learner. Free access and registration for download.

Radio on the internet: classical, jazz, rock, meditation, electronic music and various radio channels with free registration.

Updated 27 03 2020

Taylor & Francis Books Open Archive - collection of 250 Open Access titles in the Taylor & Francis Books Open Archive.  Browse titles across a variety of subject areas including Business & Management, Economics, Education, Geography, History, Language & Literature, Politics & International Relations, Built Environment and more.

Updated 31 03 2020

The Index of Medieval Art – middle age Christianity, Islam, Judaism works of art with descriptions (I a. – XVI a.). Open access until June 1st, 2020

Updated 01 04 2020

OpenEdition – more than 9 000 books, 500 journals, 3 000 blogs on art, architecture, culture, classics, theatre, archeology, philosophy, education, and other social and humanitarian sciences topics. Most of them were opened by French academical institutions. 

Open Culture – art and other subjects individual learning courses, feature films and documentaries, ebooks. Thousands of links to open access sources, collected by personal initiative.