As ITU is in lockdown, The IT Library is closed. Therefore, you can not handle physical books, nor requests or inter-library loans. Access to e-books is not possible either.
You can still use the electronic databases of scientific articles via the search interface searchIT.
Use ITU VPN connection when searching via remote access
A number of publishers have granted (some degree of) open access throughout the international corona-virus lockdown.
Cambridge University Press (700 textbooks): Read more here
Universitetsforlaget (36,000+ research articles and books): www.idunn.no
JSTOR (6,000+ eboks and 150+ journals; not a lockdown initiative, but still worth mentioning): https: //www.jstor.org/open/
New York Public Library has 300,000+ downloadable books (and more than 800,000 downloadable items): Read more here
National Emergency Library provide Digitized Books to Students and the Public. There are 2,5 million titles to choose from. Read more here
Directory of Open Acces journals www.doaj.org
have more than 14.000 journals available.
ITU has access to IEEE suite of 400 + eLearning courses through to the end of June to help support students and faculty members teaching engineering and computer science. Find them here
Finally, many researchers share pre-prints of their research on sites such as ResearchGate and Academia.edu.
This list is not exhaustive. If you know of other resources, please share them with fellow students and email@example.com.
Remember, you still have access to a wide range of scientific articles through a number of databases. Find the full list here