This article lists various internal and external resources that have been made made available by to students, staff, and faculty from a variety of content providers in response to COVID-19.

Internal Resources

Academic Continuity

Please be aware of the full Academic Continuity resources found on the Academic Continuity resources page

Adobe Creative

Adobe is making temporary at-home access to Creative Cloud available until July 6, 2020 for schools and colleges who currently have only lab access for students, at no additional cost.

Syracuse University has enabled this process and instructions can be found here:

Personal Device Use of Adobe Creative Suite

Syracuse University Library Resources

The University's library buildings are closed, but the staff is still available remotely and there is a large amount of online resources available for Students and Faculty. 

Syracuse University Libraries

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning offers a variety of online courses in many fields such as productivity software, creative software, and more. 

LinkedIn Learning at Syracuse University


Kanopy provides access to a large streaming library of educational and significant films. Syracuse University students, staff, and faculty have access using their NetID and password.



SU affiliated users can now download JAWS 2020 for home use. “Home Perpetual Licenses can be activated on up to 3 of your computers for personal, noncommercial use.”

External Resources


VitalSource is a provider of digital textbooks and course materials. They have partnered with other providers of digitized educational material to make a large catalog of e-books available free of charge until May 25th. Using the e-books will require creation of an account. 

VitalSource Helps

VitalSource Helps Student and Instructor Frequently Asked Questions

New York Public Libraries

Any person who lives, works, attends school or pays property taxes in New York State is eligible to receive a New York Public Library card free of charge. Currently only New York State residents are able to sign up for a new card, but members get access to a wide array of digital materials. 

Get a Library Card at NYPL

NYPL Updates: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information


Scribd provides ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, documents and sheet music through it's subscription service. Scribd uses an app that can be installed on android or iOS devices. In response to COVID-19 they are offering 30 days free with the option of continuing with a subscription. You will be required to register for an account. 

A Letter From the Scribd CEO to Our Community

Read Free for 30 Days


Pluralsight offers online courses in a variety of technically focused fields such as software development, information & cyber security, IT ops, and more. In response to COVID-19 Pluralsight has made 7000 courses free through April. 


Getting Help

For support of the information above, contact the ITS Help Desk by calling at 315.443.2677, by emailing, or by stopping into 1-227 CST.


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